Revolutionising Data Center Design

Curious about the evolution of data center design and construction? Or interested in how innovative cooling solutions are shaping the future of data centres?

Eddie Kilbane from Echelon, a legendary figure in the data centre industry, shares his extensive experience across construction, networks, and telecoms. As a founding member of the Open Compute Project and a holder of multiple patents, Eddie brings unparalleled insights into the design and efficiency of modern data centres.

In this episode, Eddie and Robert delve into his entrepreneurial journey, from his early days in London to pioneering data centre projects in Ireland. They discuss the impact of the digital explosion on fibre networks, the challenges of building data centres for major clients like AWS and Sony, and the evolution of cooling technologies. Eddie also shares personal anecdotes about his family’s move to Ireland and the balance between professional and personal life.