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New INEX internet exchange to open in Cork to boost region

Ireland’s Internet Neutral Exchange Association (INEX) is to open its first regional internet exchange point in Cork to help facilitate faster internet in the region. Founded in 1996, INEX has been providing IP peering facilities to more than 100 members,

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New INEX internet exchange to open in Cork to boost region

Ireland’s Internet Neutral Exchange Association (INEX) is to open its first regional internet exchange point in Cork to help facilitate faster internet in the region. Founded in 1996, INEX has been providing IP peering facilities to more than 100 members,

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Interxion to open its 3rd Dublin data centre by end of 2016

Ireland remains the ‘hotspot’ for data centres, it seems, as Interxion has announced it is to build its third Irish data centre on the outskirts of Dublin, with it due for completion in Q4 2016. Interxion has said that this

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26 Irish tech companies you don’t want to miss at Mobile World Congress 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016 is shaping up to be the biggest yet, with close to 100,000 mobile telecoms professionals congregating in Barcelona. Among them will be 26 cutting-edge Irish tech players. Among the 26 companies will be 18 tech firms

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Firms getting anxious about data transfers

Europe and the US failed to reach agreement on a new Safe Harbour legal framework for data transfers. That much was immediately clear as Vera Jourová, EU commissioner for justice, consumers and gender equality briefed a parliamentary committee in Strasbourg

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Enet plans to compete against Eir and SIRO

This morning, as Enet unveils a 1Gbps fibre-to-the-home service for 340 homes and businesses in Ballyseedy, Co Kerry, the company’s CEO Conal Henry told Siliconrepublic.com that it intends to go head-to-head against Eir and SIRO for the Irish Government’s National

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US tech firm invests €150m in Dublin data centre

US technology firm Digital Realty plans to invest a further €150 million in its data centre in west Dublin. The company plans to double the size of its existing 10,000sqft facility at Profile Park. Digital Realty offers data centre facilities

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Dublin and Hursley chosen for new IBM design studio sites

IBM has announced Dublin and Hursley in the UK as two new bases for its ‘studio’ project, with Warsaw, Prague, Hamburg and Paris to be added before the year is out. This type of IBM studio houses teams of designers,

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ACI Worldwide to open payments EMEA data centre in Limerick

The electronic payments and banking company ACI Solutions has announced it is to open a new EMEA data centre in late 2016 to accommodate growing demand. In terms of universal payments companies, ACI Worldwide is one of the largest of

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Final shortlist for Irish Software Awards 2015 revealed

The Irish Software Association (ISA) has just revealed the companies shortlisted for the Irish Software Awards 2015, with five competing for the overall title of Digital Technology Company of the Year. Fenergo, Asavie, Qstream, Globoforce, and Ocuco – which employ

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