• I thought Dublin was great. And, maybe more importantly, getting better each year! Simon Allen Membership Secretary UK Data Centre Interest Group

Amazon plots its latest Irish data centre as sales hit record

Internet giant Amazon is set to build another multi-million euro data centre in Ireland, having acquired an additional site in Tallaght, south Dublin.

It will confirm its position as the biggest data centre operator in the country. The company has invested well over €1bn in its Irish assets.

The company bought a site last year in Tallaght that was previously the base of warehousing and distribution firm Barretts.

Amazon has already begun the planning process that will eventually see a data centre built on the premises.

One of the first stages involves demolishing the existing buildings there, and it has applied for planning permission to do so.

It will be Amazon’s fourth data centre in Tallaght…Read More