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AWS to build fourth Dublin data centre

Amazon has announced the acquisition of a new site in Dublin on which it will build a further Irish data centre for its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud unit. The multi-million Euro facility, which will be AWS’ fourth data centre in Dublin, will be set on the grounds of a former warehouse of the Barretts… Read More

Facebook seeking tenant space for Oculus Rift VR data at Irish cinema data centre

Despite Apple’s ongoing problems with its Athenry DC build, Facebook seems set on joining the device manufacturer in staking a bigger claim in Ireland’s burgeoning data centre market, with the ambit of staking dedicated storage space for data relating to the company’s Oculus Rift virtual reality system. According to the Irish Examiner, the social media… Read More

2,000 march in support of Apple’s Irish data centre

Over 2,000 locals from the small Irish town of Athenry, Galway joined a march in support of the proposed €850 million Apple data centre. Responsible for managing data from Apple services such as the App Store, Apple Music, Messages, Maps and Siri, the new 24,500 sq.ft. facility is seen by residents as a major economic… Read More

Apple’s Irish data centre threatened with 18-month delay via local objections

Apple is reported to have ‘serious concerns’ about a possible 18-month delay for the construction of its new €850 million data centre in County Galway, after local residents challenged the decision of Ireland’s planning board to grant the go-ahead to the project. Local residents Sinéad Fitzpatrick and Allan Daly, who have participated in prior objections… Read More

Passive cooling at a Dublin data centre

Radical ‘free’ cooling unlocks IT potential at Profile Park in Dublin, an innovative solution that could keep the fast growing world of data on track… Digital companies are under intense economic pressure to rapidly expand the IT capacities in their data centres in the face of soaring global demand for their services. This has major… Read More