Data Centres: What makes a good data centre?

Not all facilities are the same, so what makes a perfect host? Ian Campbell investigates.

5th October, 2014
Mark Cawley, managed IT principal, Eircom Business Solutions.

Ireland’s relationship with data centres has been developing at a stop-start pace since the turn of the millennium. Big names came and many went with the dotcom bust, but the good work of the IDA continued to sell the country as a perfect host. The number of facilities opened by international companies has grown steadily in the last decade – some for their own use and others with rack space to rent. Add indigenous players...

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