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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,

Posted in Data Centres, Investment

Cloud giant VMware names Irishman Ray O’Farrell its CTO and CDO

In the combined CTO and CDO roles O’Farrell will be responsible for orchestration across all of VMware’s R&D business units and he will lead VMware’s CTO team. Prior to this O’Farrell served as general manager of the Software-Defined Data Centre

Posted in Energy, Investment

Airspeed in €1.5m investment

Multi gigabit broadband is going to be made available across Ireland as part of a €1.5m investment by fibre and wireless communications player AirSpeed Telecom. As part of the rollout, AirSpeed has struck a deal with forestry organisation Coillte to

Posted in Cloud Computing, Data Centres, Energy, Investment, Managed Services, Server Rooms

Vodafone confirms spying piplelines linked with mobile networks

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest telecom providers, has confirmed that secret cables exist which connect to mobile networks which allow them to listen and record any conversation across 29 countries. According to the Guardian, the company has reacted to

Posted in Data Centres, Investment

Intel Doubles Down on Cores With Itanium 9500 Processor

Intel (INTC) announced the Itanium processor 9500 series Thursday, based on its new microarchitecture. With twice the number of cores, Intel said the 9500 series will provide vastly improved performance scaling and faster I/O speed over its previous generation of

Posted in Investment

Panasonic warns of $10bn annual loss

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IBM Global Services Integration Hub to employ several hundred in Mulhuddart

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD, welcome investment by IDA key strategic client. Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD, today,welcomed the announcement that IBM is to create

Posted in Investment

Dublin disaster recovery firm Network Recovery acquires Barlan

Dublin-based cloud and disaster recovery firm Network Recovery, of which Digicel founder Denis O’Brien is a shareholder, has acquired the entire share capital of Barlan, an IT managed services and bespoke software provider, which had been based in Malahide up

Posted in Cloud Computing, Investment, Managed Services

System Dynamics to create 30 new jobs

One of Ireland’s oldest indigenous IT services companies System Dynamics plans to create 30 further jobs on the back of revenue growth in the UK market. Over the past 12 months the company, which has its headquarters in Dublin, added

Posted in Investment

IBM’s ‘building whisperer’ sees retrofit boom

America’s skyscrapers, many built before World War Two, are showing their age. IBM’s “building whisperer,” Dave Bartlett, believes many of these buildings could use a diet. Bartlett, who leads IBM’s smarter building initiative, is known as the “building whisperer” because

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