The Republic of Data

For this edition of the Datacloud Ireland Interview Series, we spoke to Paul Butler, Director at Linesight.

Q.1 – Why has Ireland been so successful in attracting data centre investment?

The Irish economy has had a huge role to play in attracting investment in the sector here. We have a proactive tax policy, which appeals to global players.

For this edition of the Datacloud Ireland Interview Series, we spoke to Alan Millet, Managing Director of Viatel.

Q.1 – What criteria are important for attracting data centre investment?
Key criteria include the availability of adequate grid power, having a multiplicity of communications providers onsite, being able to flexibly deploy available power (e.g. to service non-standard requests), potential to expand, and having the necessary essentials in place to give a customer peace of mind that they are deploying their assets in a secure environment.

For this edition of the Datacloud Ireland Interview Series, we spoke to Marc Marazzi, Vice President International Sales – Server Technology

Q.1 – Why has Ireland been so successful in attracting data centre investment?
I would like to say the people, but I am sure there is more to it. Ireland is rife with space, skillset, and International accessibility, that it has become a hive of activity over the years.

For this edition of the Datacloud Ireland Interview Series, we spoke to Paul Morrison, Business Development Director from Hydro66.

Q.1 – Why has Ireland been so successful in attracting data centre investment?
It’s clear that Ireland has outperformed in data center deployment from what could be reasonably expected from one of the peripheral EU island countries. So the reasons for that are worth a closer look. It’s no secret that Ireland has aggressively pursued an ultra-low tax, regulation-lite environment for large corporations.

For this edition of the Datacloud Ireland Interview series we spoke to Tanya Duncan, Managing Director of Interxion Ireland.

Q.1 – Why has Ireland been so successful in attracting data centre investment?
The Irish data centre industry in Ireland has grown from strength to strength for of a number of reasons which have come together to create a highly competitive market in a global landscape. These factors include: