Conference explores challenges and opportunities in Irish data centre market


The data centre industry in Ireland is growing significantly and with a forecast additional €9 billion to be invested in the country by 2023, there are a host of opportunities on the horizon. This important market is the focus of Data Centres Ireland, which combines a high level multi-streamed conference programme alongside a major exhibition. Last year, Data Centres Ireland delivered over 1400 attendees and, this year, the event is on course to deliver even more.

“Pre-Registrations are up 30% compared to the similar point in last year’s campaign,” says Hugh Robinson, Exhibition Director. “This includes attendees from the leading Irish data centre players, including: Microsoft, AWS, Facebook, Intel, Google, HPE, IBM, Interxion, Equinix, 5NINES Ireland, Keppel Data Centres, CIX, Servecentric Ltd, CBRE, Mercury, Winthrop and Cundall, to name just a few.”

Free to attend, the Data Centres Ireland’s conference programme features over 55 speakers and panellists.

The Strategy Stream will discuss the issues and opportunities related to Ireland as a location for the hosting of digital assets and data centres investment, including presentations from:

  • An Bord Pleanála (The Irish Planning Authority)
  • The IDA – (Irish Development Agency)
  • Eirgrid – (The Company managing the Irish electrical grid)
  • IWEA – (Irish Wind Energy Association)
  • HII – (Host In Ireland)
  • Meath, Limerick, Mayo, Cork County Councils as well as Invest NI
  • Infrastructure Masons

The Operational Stream will address the practical issues related to building and operating your data centre more effectively, efficiently and securely. Including:

  • Hydrogen Fuel Cells
  • Data Sovereignty
  • Edge DataCentres
  • Stand by Generation
  • Data Centre Security
  • Open Compute
  • Legacy DataCentres
  • Cabling
  • Cooling

To ensure you’re up-to-date with the latest knowledge and information on data centre developments and the Irish market, make sure you visit DataCentres Ireland.

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