Monday, February 23, 2015

Apple: € 1.7 billion for two data centers in Europe –

Apple: € 1.7 billion for two data centers in Europe –

They operate entirely from renewables. The US company Apple announced Monday, February 23 in a statement it would invest 1.7 billion euros to two data centers in Ireland and Denmark, to power its online services, a project presented as the most significant group in Europe.

“We are excited to expand our business, create hundreds of local jobs and deploy one of our buildings among greener, “said a statement from the CEO of Apple, Tim Cook.

The Irish government said for his part that 300 jobs will be created in the Galway County for multiple phases of the project a welcome boost to its goal of an unemployment rate below the 10% mark this year.

The two facilities that will make 160,000 square meters each, will be located in Ireland and Denmark will host the online services of the Californian group, the iTunes Store and App Store boutiques, iMessage messaging, mapping software and navigation maps and the Siri virtual assistant.

The investment of the Cupertino should be left fairly between the two countries, have confirmed wait Dublin € 850 million spending in Ireland. The two data centers are expected to enter service in 2017.


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