September 25, 2009 Leave a comment
Here are the important points;
- It’s Big.
- It’s the first data centre that Microsoft have built outside of the US. Kudos to the Microsoft Ireland team and the IDA for their success in getting the data centre located here.
- It’s a big deal for Ireland – maybe only 20 seconds on the RTE News, but that’s because stacks of servers don’t hit the ‘Human interest’ angle. This might be as important a decision as Intel coming to Ireland in the late 80′s.
- Did I mention that it’s Big? 300,000 Sq feet. That’s a lot of football pitches.
Seriously lads; forget about having a server under your desk, or even your own server room down the hall. Leave it to the professionals. Data Centres and the cloud is the way software is going.