Cloud: Day of the data centre

If cloud is the new IT religion, then data centres are its cathedrals. Ian Campbell talks to those in charge at two data centres.

1st September, 2012
Tanya Duncan, managing director of Interxion, which has two data centres in Dublin.

A decade ago, data centres were folding faster than sheets of paper, struggling to survive in the fallout from the dotcom crash. In a spectacular turnaround for the ones that stuck it out, the cloud revolution has placed them centre stage in the new ICT landscape.

They have become home to cloud service providers as well as a growing number of IT services companies that are taking out rack space to grab a piece of...

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