On 8 November 2016, the new SURFsara datacenter was opened in the Amsterdam Data Tower. With a future storage capacity of an exabyte – 1 million terabytes – the Netherlands can enter the exa-scale league, the Champions League for scientific research. “It is a race between various countries involving top research, publications, Nobel prizes and the competitive strength of your economy. This will make all the difference in the future,” say CEO Prof Dr Anwar Osseyran and CTO Dr Axel Berg of SURFsara. Read more on the SURF website or watch the openingstrailer.