Data Centre Industry Update – 14th April 2021
Globally, we are seeing a surge in data centre activity. This surge is largely brought about by remote working as a result of COVID-19. This is a turning point for work-management structures and the industry as a whole.
This seismic growth in online activity has created jobs in tech, engineering, construction and more as a result. Last time, we discussed European growth and Echelon’s green aspirations.
Here are this edition’s updates:
Update – 14th April 2021
- Cork-based start-up, Nexalus, has developed technology that could turn data centres into green energy generators, entering a global partnership with Dana.
- Software company ServiceNow has added 300 new jobs to its Dublin hub to help service customers in Ireland/EU.
- Johnson Controls has announced plans to acquire Silent-Aire, which develops air handlers and modular data centres for hyper-scale cloud and colocation providers.
- The Irish Data Protection Commission has learned that, in violation of EU data protection laws, Tik Tok is unable to verify the age of its users.
- Merlin is planning to introduce carbon-neutral, water-free data centres in Europe as part of its diversification strategy.
- IT Solutions company Rahi has partnered with the Infrastructure Masons to incentivise talent to study Data Centres Facilities Engineering at IT Sligo by means of scholarships.
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