Echelon to build two €500m data centres in Clondalkin and Arklow
New Irish company Echelon has announced a €1 billion development of two data centres, one at Clondalkin in Dublin and the other in Arklow, Co Wicklow.
Some 910 jobs will be created for the construction phase of the two €500 million sites, while there will be 100 ongoing operational positions in Clondalkin and 90 in Arklow.
Echelon Data Centres, which is owned by London- and Dublin-based property company Aldgate Developments, said planning permission had been granted for the Clondalkin site and was “imminent” for the Arklow site.
Echelon, led by chief executive Niall Molloy, said it expected to win global clients from the social media, e-commerce, internet of things and digital broadcasting sectors…Read More