Cloud computing: Data-driven, person-centred

In uncertain times, the right data centre can make all the difference

Séamus Dunne of Interxion: ‘Almost every business has to change or get left behind, and the only risk is not implementing digital transformation projects, because you’ll go out of business.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Data centres have been key to delivering the cloud services which have kept many organisations afloat during the pandemic. Over the last year demand has grown, and a number of high-profile mergers in the field (Interxion and Digital Realty, and Hypertec’s acquisition by Vantage Data Centre) have helped drive market growth.

Selecting a data centre, as well as the services it provides, isn’t always easy for organisations, not least with the pressures the current climate ...