The data hosting industry continues to invest over €1 billion per annum in developing facilities in Ireland. The growth trend of incumbent operators continues, and more new digital hosting companies have entered the Irish market in 2018.

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  • Data centres in Ireland employed 5,700 people in full time roles between construction and operational roles and generated €1.6 billion direct and €2.6 billion in indirect economic benefits to Ireland since 2010
  • €1 billion of new data centre investments were announced from CyrusOne, Crag Digital, Equinix and others
  • Eight new buildings are in construction totalling 138 MW, and a further twelve have approved planning permission for 305 MW. New planning applications were submitted for ten new data halls
  • The average size of buildings has increased over the years, moving from 5-10 MW in the 2000s up to 15-20 MW+ today
  • There is now estimated to be 483 MW of data centre capacity in operation in Ireland
  • There are 46 operational data centre facilities of various types of operating in Ireland in 2018