Thursday, October 19, 2017

Interxion sets date for opening of new EMEA data centre

Operator builds on strong demand from market thirsty for colocation services driven by the rapid adoption of digital technologies.

One of Europe’s largest data centre providers, Interxion, is carrying out the final preparations for the launch of its newest facility in EMEA.

In an invite sent to the press, customers and partners, the company has unveiled that it will officially cut the ribbon of its new Dublin data centre on March 3.

The DUB3 data centre will be the company’s third facility in the Irish capital.

Tanya Duncan, Managing Director of Interxion Ireland, told Data Economy: “We are very excited about the launch of DUB3, Interxion’s third data centre in Ireland which will officially launch in early March.

“When fully constructed, DUB3 will provide a total of approximately 2,300 sqm of equipped space.”

According to the company’s website, the facility will measure 24,972 sqf “in phase one”, suggesting the site is set for further expansion.

Available renders of the project (pictured above), show that a piece of land of marginally around the same size as the area covered by phase one is available for further potential build outs.

In terms of power, Interxion has designed the facility to count with 2kw/sqm, making a total IT load of 4.64MW.

Duncan said: “Even in the wake of Brexit, Ireland is still expected to continue as one of Europe’s fastest growing economies.

“Over the past number of years, at Interxion we have seen demand increase year on year for our services, from both our current clients and for new entrants to the Irish and European market.

“These companies know they can trust a brand like Interxion to deliver connectivity and security for to meet their needs.”

In addition to the data centres in Ireland, Interxion also runs facilities in the UK, Spain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Austria and Sweden.