Data centres – how big is big enough?

Spend any time at all reading the Irish tech media and you’ll quickly come across multiple references to data centres and the growing trend for Irish companies to host their applications, data and even infrastructure remotely in a data centre.

6th September, 2015
Declan Hogan, head of enterprise group hardware, HP Ireland

But just how big does a company have to be before moving to a data centre starts to make sense? And is that the same thing as moving services to the cloud?

The answer is that while they’re not the same, there can be massive amounts of overlap. As with all things in the tech industry, each situation is different and cloud specialists handle them on a case by case basis.

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