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Aqua Comms to Operate Trans-Atlantic Sub-Sea Cable

Jan 16, 2018

DUBLIN, IRELAND — Aqua Comms DAC, already the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated sub-sea fibre-optic network connecting New York, Dublin and London has joined the HAVFRUE consortium, meaning they will now own and operate a new sub-sea cable system that will connect New Jersey to Ireland, and Denmark. The new network will also enjoy connectivity … Continue reading “Aqua Comms to Operate Trans-Atlantic Sub-Sea Cable”

 

Amazon Chooses Dublin for Next Data Center

Jan 10, 2018

DUBLIN, IRELAND — The Irish Independent is first reporting that Amazon will build another data center in Dublin, a clear indication that the online retailer giant and web services provider wants to double-down on their Irish footprint, despite notable objections by activists and the high-profile spectacle Apple recently experienced in trying but failing to build … Continue reading “Amazon Chooses Dublin for Next Data Center”

 

Don’t Move to Sweden for Cheap Cooling, Do it to Sell Your Heat

Dec 11, 2017

DUBLIN, IRELAND — District Heating is not a new concept in Europe. Nordic states like Denmark and Sweden have been utilizing them since the 1973 oil crisis, in an effort to enhance energy independence. However, even an energy expert must admit that it sounds like a rather “urban” concept, and perhaps not one that’s easy … Continue reading “Don’t Move to Sweden for Cheap Cooling, Do it to Sell Your Heat”

 

Host in Ireland’s Garry Connolly: To Win Data Center Race, Focus on “Data” — “Centers” are the Easy Part

Nov 14, 2017

DUBLIN, IRELAND — CapRE’s 2nd Annual Ireland and Emerging European Markets Data Center Summit kicked off with remarks by Garry Connolly, Chairman at GconnTec & President, Host in Ireland & Cochair of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Co. He started off his keynote address by discussion digital disruption, and then segued into the … Continue reading “Host in Ireland’s Garry Connolly: To Win Data Center Race, Focus on “Data” — “Centers” are the Easy Part”

 

Spotlight on Sweden: Shining Star of Scandinavian Data Center Arena

Oct 31, 2017

DUBLIN, IRELAND — Even in its coldest corners, Europe’s data center arena continues to heat up. At our Ireland and Emerging Markets Data Center Summit in early October, we connected with quite a few European data center insiders about the special sauce in various areas across the continent. One of those was Rick Abrahamsson, Regional … Continue reading “Spotlight on Sweden: Shining Star of Scandinavian Data Center Arena”

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