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Anger as Apple pulls plug on Athenry project

Galway residents have lashed out at the Irish government after Apple finally decided to call an end to its Athenry data centre project. The California tech giant first announced that it would be building a large data centre in the Irish town of Athenry, in Galway, in 2015. Since then it has faced setback after… Read More


Tencent constructs bomb-proof data centre in rural China mountain

Shenzhen-based Tencent Holdings, one of the largest technology companies in the world, is building out a data center inside a mountain in rural Guizhou. The new data center will house tens of thousands of servers and provide secure storage for WeChat data, among other Tencent data requirements. Construction on the Guian Seven Stars Data Centre… Read More


Irish data centre market to reach €9 billion by 2021

A new report from Host in Ireland estimates that investment in data centres in Ireland will reach €9 billion (approx. £7.8 billion) by 2021. The Data Centre: Q1 2018 Report, which was released as an update to the 2017 Report released in January, included estimates that approximately €1.1 billion will be invested in data centre construction… Read More


Amazon’s Irish Project G to go ahead

An objector to data centre plans made by Amazon and Apple has failed to stop the former getting approval for a series of sites in the Dublin suburb of Mulhuddart. Dubbed ‘Project G’, Amazon has made ambitious plans for an €850 million data centre (approx. £743 million) in the north-west of the Irish capital. However,… Read More


Apple to invest $10 billion in U.S. data centres

Apple is set to spend more than $10 billion (approx. £7.2 billion) on data centres in the U.S. as part of a broader investment drive. The Cupertino giant claims that it is already responsible for more than two million jobs in the States, and states that it intends to ramp that up over the coming… Read More



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