EP 7: Bonus Episode: Debunking The Myths Around Data Centres - Q&A with Emma Fryer and Maurice Mortell
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Data centres have been at the heart of our homes, businesses and communities as the world made a dramatic shift online in 2020. These “digital factories” are the backbone of an Irish economy defying expectations thanks to robust computer service exports. Yet, misconceptions abound and flourish into tall tales that mask the important role data centres play in our everyday lives.
On November 11th 2020, Host In Ireland hosted a webinar “Debunking the Myths Around Data Centres” where we separated fact from fiction and broke down the most common myths about global data centres including Ireland. We welcomed Garry Connolly, Host in Ireland founder; Maurice Mortell, Managing Director Ireland, Equinix; and Emma Fryer, Associate Director, techUK. Here are the questions we didn't get to answer live on the webinar!