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Microsoft to Build $500 Million Data Center in Dublin

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U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it will invest $500 million in a new Dublin-based European data center, which will be completed by Summer 2009. The 51,000 square-meter center, which will add only about 20 jobs by virtue of being largely self-automated, will deliver Windows Live services and store data for its online services businesses such as Window Live and MSN. In addition to the $500 million in construction, there will be "an additional substantial investment" to kit out the center with the latest available server technology.

Source: CNNMoney
 

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20 new jobs ha ha ha I wonder if there will even be a break room:roll::roll::roll:
 
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HILARIOUS. Ireland offers tax breaks to foreign companies to set up shop there in the hope of creating jobs. (Unemployment awful there). And what happens? 20 jobs. :roll: :roll:

Let me slap the politicians :slap:
 

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Typical ireland... from ireland myself and they offer foreign companies 10 years tax free here... so they all come and set up here...after 10 years they pull out and move to asia! 20 jobs is a joke....

1 Managing Director
1 HR
3 Finance
1 Health and safety
6 Admin
2 technical
1 janitor
5 workers

Stupid Irish Goverment needs a good :nutkick: and i bet they are so proud of themsleves too! :slap: