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Microsoft expands Dublin data centre in $2 billion European investment

New facility is planned to be the equivalent of three football fields

10th November, 2015
Microsoft has spent hundreds of billions on its Irish operations Pic:

American computing giant Microsoft has announced a $2 billion data centre expansion across Europe, which will bring its investment in its Irish data centre to around a billion euro.

The expansion is part of a wider investment in data centres in Ireland, Britain and the Netherlands, the company announced today.

In Dublin, the company has already spent hundreds of millions of euro on its Irish data centre operations, after opening its first data centre here in...

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