TikTok’s €420m data centre won’t be ready until late 2022

Delay in delivering data centre for Chinese social media company due to construction industry shutdown earlier this year

Tiktok looks set to select the Echelon campus in Clondalkin in Dublin as the location for its Irish data centre

TikTok’s planned €420 million data centre in Ireland will not be operational until late 2022, the company has confirmed.

The Chinese social media giant had originally aimed to have its Irish data centre hub up and running by early 2022 to store videos, messages and other data generated by its European users.

It’s understood that the delay is due to the prolonged shutdown of the construction industry for the early months of 2021, which means ...