Dublin has become a recognised as a centre of tech excellence where a data centre boom is expected to continue, according to the Dublin Convention Bureau. Tech giants, from Google to Facebook, have chosen to make Dublin their European home, as both the government and local tech companies support the development of its tech ecosystem.
As a whole, companies find Ireland attractive, due to the country’s high ranking in providing the 5 key factors necessary to successfully host digital assets: Policy, People, Pedigree, Pipes, and Power. It scored 32 out of 36 on an assessment done by 451 Research.
Since 2008, data centre capital investment into Ireland has exceeded $4 billion, attracting numerous IT providers. American tech leaders are also contributing their share of investment in their own data centres, including: Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft.
As a whole, Ireland’s data centre surge has given rise to many Irish start-ups and a bourgeoning tech community including Etsy, and Irish talent, Foodcloud and Soundwave. As the tech hub for Ireland, Dublin has taken the tech scene to its heart sponsoring hack nights in local bars to the Dublin Web Summit, which has brought a vibrant new cultural element to the city.
Located within a modern business park in an outstanding location, just 20 minutes from Dublin city centre, Digital Profile Park provides approximately 8,000 square metres of net technical space across 4 buildings.
This data centre facility provides maximum product flexibility with state of the art power, cooling, connectivity and system redundancy.
Digital Realty’s Blanchardstown Data Centre is a Tier Ill designed building, the site equates to 120,000 sq ft which is comprised of data, office & support space. The Blanchardstown Data Centre provides Data Centre solutions to some of the world’s leading Technology companies as well as being in proximity to key Data Centre exchanges allowing our clients more peering & connectivity opportunities. Blanchardstown Data Centre is 24km from Digital Realty’s other campus, Profile Park. The geographical locations of our secure Dublin Data Centres make Digital Realty an intelligent choice for clients seeking fully resilient dual data centre solutions and disaster recovery services. The facility has a historical uptime figure of 99.999% since go-live.