Data centre power problem caused IT outage at Central Bank

The disruption is understood to have been caused by a temporary problem at the Leixlip data centre which hosts the bank’s servers

The Central Bank said the IT issue had been ‘quickly resolved’ after it was discovered. Picture:

The Central Bank was left with significant IT outages earlier this week after a power issue at the data centre that hosts its servers, the Business Post has learned.

The disruption, which is understood to have been caused by a specific power issue at a Leixlip data centre, left staff unable to access email, some database servers and other software services for large parts of Wednesday.

A spokesman for the regulator said the issue had ...