Q.1 – How did you first become involved with the Data Centre Sector?

A.1  – Through my involvement in several blockchain start-ups who have been harnessing blockchain for distributed computing and cryptocurrency mining.

Q.2 – How do you think Brexit and GDPR have impacted the storage of data and the future locations of data centres?

A.2 – I think GDPR sets a high benchmark for other regions to aspire to and it’s largely unopposed adoption highlights the importance individuals within organisations place on their own data privacy

Q.3 – Ireland punches above its weight in Data Centres Investment, in your opinion, “What factors have driven this/will continue to drive this?

A.3 – I imagine Brexit and the border will provide some unique opportunities.

Q.4 – In Your Opinion, “What are the opportunities or/and challenges facing the Data Centre Sector over the next few years? and for Ireland in particular?”

A.4 – This is what I’m hoping to find out at the event!

Q.5 – IOT, AI, 5G, Smart buildings, The Edge, Autonomous Cars/Assisted Driving and the overall amount of Data stored will affect DataCentre Infrastructure? and the Data Centre Sector in particular?

A.5 – Yes

Name: Reuben Godfrey

Title: Chairman

Company: Blockchain Association of Ireland

Date Completed: 3/9/18


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