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The Dublin Metro Area is Europe's largest data centre market. With 60 years experience supporting the ICT industry, Ireland today is a development centre of excellence for data hosting. Our partners are an integral part of the data centre ecosystem, working across various sectors designing, building and operating data centres globally from Ireland. Here we aim to gather the most timely and relevant industry news including our quarterly Irish market update report.


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Ireland is home to Europe's largest data centre cluster, ahead of the traditional markets of London, Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. As a result, the industry has grown in expertise and reputation and Ireland is a recognised global leader in data hosting and services.  


Host in Ireland is dedicated to providing timely and accurate information on the hosting industry in Ireland. We issue quarterly market updates, participate in global industry events and create unique networking opportunities for industry players. 


    Ireland applies a pragmatic, pro-business approach to policy issues including data protection and IP with a competitive corporate tax structure.


    Ireland's readily available workforce is highly educated, experienced, tech-savvy, multifaceted and multilingual with 40% of the population under the age of 30.


    Ireland is the European "home" for over 1,000 global companies including more than 750 U.S.-based organizations.


    Proximity is a word often used now in the datacentre arena. Datacentres creating a cluster, and being close in proximity to each other is a key component of what we're seeing as a sustainable differentiator in Dublin.


    Situated on the axis between the American and European continents, Ireland has a superior strategic global position to provide secure and resilient low-latency global connectivity.


    Ireland is investing significantly in its renewable energy resources, making strides towards a future of cleaner and more affordable power options and commitment to 70% of energy from renewables by 2030.

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Host in Ireland is an industry-led initiative specifically developed to generate awareness and recognition of Ireland’s benefits as an optimum location to host digital assets.  By providing timely and accurate information regarding Ireland’s hosting landscape with the help of partner companies, Host in Ireland is redefining industry perceptions. Using a blend of the 6Ps - Policy, Pedigree, People, Proximity, Power and Pipes- Host in Ireland is demonstrating and showcasing Ireland’s cost-effective, efficient, reliable, secure and accessible infrastructure as compared to other data centre markets throughout Europe.

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