Data centre power problem caused IT outage at Central Bank

The disruption is understood to have been caused by a temporary problem at the Leixlip data centre which hosts the bank’s servers

3rd December, 2021
Data centre power problem caused IT outage at Central Bank
The Central Bank said the IT issue had been ‘quickly resolved’ after it was discovered. Picture:

The Central Bank was left with significant IT outages earlier this week after a power issue at the data centre that hosts its servers, the Business Post has learned.

The disruption, which is understood to have been caused by a specific power issue at a Leixlip data centre, left staff unable to access email, some database servers and other software services for large parts of Wednesday.

A spokesman for the regulator said the...

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