DataCentres Ireland: Expert speakers and over 75 exhibitors under one roof


Now in its sixth year, DataCentres Ireland is the biggest national event of its kind and is free to attend at the RDS from November 22-23.

This hybrid conference and exhibition is your guide to data centre strategy, offering a chance to experience the latest in industry solutions, best practice and insights from industry leaders.

The two-day programme includes mini-conferences on GDPR and open compute, the 12th EURECA workshop and a reception for networking with peers. Combining a strategy stream and an operational stream, it will also feature over 75 exhibitors including fire protection solutions by Tyco and Vimpex, power efficient modular UPS systems by Delta Energy Systems and Riello and TEGG Service the most comprehensive electrical testing service in the world.

Speakers at this year’s DataCentres Ireland include Barry Lowry, chief information officer for the Irish Government, Dr Rabih Bashroush, coordinator of the EU Commission EURECA Project and Pat Breen, TD, minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection.

Barry Rhodes, chief executive of INEX, Ireland’s Internet Exchange, comments, “In providing the comprehensive annual conference program and associated exhibition, this annual forum provides an ideal occasion for those of us involved with data centres, both directly and indirectly, to keep up to date with what is going on and to meet informally with like-minded professionals.”


Delivering mission critical environments

Whatever the scale of your business, whether you’re operating in the financial sector, transport, aviation, customer service, laboratories or the military, you will have a mission critical system which, if it failed, would be catastrophic to your business.

DataCentres Ireland features the country’s most active exhibitors offering the latest in technology, service, products and solutions specifically for data centres and mission critical environments, giving attendees access to industry solutions, networking opportunities, hands-on product demonstrations and expert panels on critical services, including cybersecurity and connectivity.

This event is your opportunity to hear the latest ideas and best practice to proof your mission critical infrastructure against disaster, whether you’re using a data centre, server room, comms room, storage facility, intensive care unit (ITU), transport systems or operation/control room. Whatever your industry, whatever your business’s size, failure of your mission-critical system could compromise your reputation and result in untold damage to your business and your customers.


Demystify data centre operations and strategy, with topics including:

  • Resilience, risk assessment and planning
  • Accreditation and legislation
  • Infrastructure including cabling, cooling, batteries and standby/uninterruptible power supply
  • Identifying and tackling risks including energy supply, electronic infrastructure, cabling, fire safety, security, and environmental issues

You are as strong as the system which supports you: At DataCentres Ireland 2017, learn to make informed purchasing decisions, insure compliance, and arm yourself with a plan.