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Ireland to lead European data centre market by 2020

A new report has revealed Ireland’s market-leading data centre offering, highlighting a unique mix of third party enterprise facilities and huge investment from hyperscale web giants. The Data Centres Ireland research, conducted by BroadGroup, places Ireland as a leading data centre market – attracting international interest due to its status within the European Union and… Read More

Atlassian expands cloud infrastructure to Europe

Australia-based Atlassian has announced that the company is expanding its cloud infrastructure to the European market, with the launch of a new region in Ireland. The company also revealed that it has made a change to its cloud platform and now relies on Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its designated hosting service. This decision may have… Read More

Apple’s new data centres give back to the environment

Two new data centres in Denmark and Ireland will benefit the environment, with the Denmark centre to be used for heat production Apple is pushing ahead with their plan to be one of the greenest companies in the world – thanks to the introduction of two new green data centres. About US $1.8bn is being invested… Read More

Amazon applies to begin €900m data centre campus

Amazon has applied to Dublin for permission to develop a 223,000 square foot data centre on a campus intended to eventually house up to seven others – at an estimated final value close to one billion euros. The initial build , dubbed ‘Project G’, would if approved be the tenth in the region for Amazon… Read More

Newly rebranded 8 West to focus on IoT and drones

After completing a management buyout (MBO) from its former parent company, DeCare Systems of Cork has rebranded as 8 West and will focus primarily on innovative drone and IoT products. The buyout from Anthem, Inc. was announced last November, and completed on January 1. It was entirely self-funded, and completed without venture capital. As an… Read More