Eddie Kilbane is a seasoned Entrepreneur specialising in Data Centre Developments, having refitted a number of data centres with Dataplex Group, which he Co-Founded with Colm Piercy of Chirisa Capital Management. Dataplex Group recently announced a significant new equity investment from DAMAC, a multi-billion-dollar Dubai-based investment company. The new investment will be used to grow the Dataplex team and expand in new markets across Europe, in addition to supporting the development of the Company’s existing pipeline of sustainably developed high-technology facilities. Dataplex has built and operated mission-critical data centre facilities in Europe since 2011, focusing on the conversion of existing buildings into data centres that can be brought to market quickly. Dataplex is building a portfolio of data centre facilities across Europe, with projects actively under development in Ireland, the UK and Malta. The facilities are operated by Dataplex and designed for multiple independent tenancy and wholesale co-location. Dataplex is a pioneer in the development of sustainable data centre projects, having previously worked with major hyperscale and telecoms customers on green data centre design and implementation. Dataplex provide leading edge technical design credentials, Dataplex help customers reduce their carbon footprint and meet the exponentially growing demands of the digital economy in a sustainable way.”
As a contributing member of the Open Compute Project, Dataplex’s technology is deeply embedded in the infrastructure that enables the Internet, cloud computing and social and media networks.