Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Polish business to spend more on digital transformation

Polish companies plan to significantly increase expenditure on new technologies. More than half of large and medium-sized enterprises in the financial, commercial, logistics and...

The Future of Biogas and Biomethane in Poland’s Energy Transition

Welcome to another episode of Poland Weekly! Today, we're exploring a pivotal topic for our future: the energy transition. This challenge is essential for...

Migration in Poland: Economic Impact vs. Public Perception

The actual scale of migration and its impact on the economy can often be quite different from how citizens perceive these phenomena. In 2024, approximately...

Jazz in the Old Town

The Old Town square in Warsaw once again became the concert heart of the capital. The jubilee 30th edition of the Jazz in the...

Surrealism outdoor

This year’s edition of the outdoor cinema at the National Museum in Warsaw is a journey through the film surrealism featuring works of various...

New Data Centre

Polish data company Atman obtained a loan at zł 1.35b ($ 337m) for construction of 50,000 servers data centre in Duchnice near Warsaw. This is the biggest data centre loan in Poland enabling Atman to become a leading data collector and processor in the country and CEE. The campus named WAW-3 will host servers in three buildings of almost 19,000 sq.m. Construction of the first building to supply 14.4 MW power to IT infrastructure stared in October 202m. 100% of power will be produced from renewable sources. IT analysts expect enormous growth of data centre driven by cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI). In recent years Poland has become a key data support for global IT players with 15% of the market held by Atman in terms of net space for collocation, cloud computing and dedicated servers. So far the biggest data investor in Poland is Microsoft building its first CEE data centre at $ 1b.

Marek Gizmajer
Marek Gizmajer
High-tech journalist