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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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AIB signs five-year data comms deal with Eircom

AIB has signed a five-year deal with Eircom in which the telecoms provider will upgrade and replace AIB’s data networks and voice systems across Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK. Over the course of the contract, Eircom will deliver a

Posted in Data Centres, Investment, Managed Services, Server Rooms

£10m – Kainos to create 60 Derry jobs

IT solutions company Kainos is following the creation of 82 jobs in Belfast in October with the creation of 60 jobs in Derry as part of a stg£10m investment supported by Invest Northern Ireland. The new jobs are expected to

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EMC acquires Israeli start-up XtremIO, reportedly for US$430m

Data storage giant EMC has announced it has acquired the privately held flash storage start-up XtremIO. While it has not disclosed the financial terms of the deal, reports are circulating that EMC splashed out US$430m to take the Israeli-based company

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