Of the three data centers planned in Europe, Apple does not give a single

Of the three data centres in europe announced by Apple between 2015 and 2017 there remains only one program, that of Viborg in Denmark.

Apple has informed the municipality of Aabanraa, a ” brief phone call “, that its proposed facility was abandoned and that the company would focus on the data center in Viborg, with the objective of developing it.

At the outset, it was envisaged that the centre Aabanraa opens this year and will be used for services such as the App Store, Siri, iMessage, Plans, etc., A european settlement can give hope to faster access times for customers in the Old continent.

Viborg, Denmark

The little that Apple has told Aabanraa, his decision has nothing to do with the support of its local partners, who are nevertheless dead in the water. Programs of data centers, with other guests still to be the order of the day.

The third centre, that Apple had planned to open was located in Ireland but it has faced the challenge of a group of people. Apple has thrown in the towel a year ago, while the supreme Court had been seized of the matter.

The construction of the data center of Viborg is almost complete, has mentioned Apple and it will be expanded to term. This establishment is housed near one of the largest power plants in the country. The heat produced by its server must also serve the surrounding habitations.

During the announcement in 2015, it was described as occupying 166 000 m2 and is entirely powered by renewable energies, more than any other data center of Apple.