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Fastest-ever data transfer clocked at incredible 1.125Tbps

Imagine being able to download all of Game of Thrones in one second? Well, researchers have achieved a data transfer speed that could do just that. The fastest-ever data transfer record, achieved by a team from University College London (UCL),

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Tom Morrisroe named Irish software industry’s person of the year 2015

Ireland’s software luminaries were out in force last night (20 November) and, at a special event in Dublin, Tom Morrisroe, serial entrepreneur and investor, was named the Irish Software Association (ISA) Person of the Year. IBEC loves its glitzy black-tie

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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

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Intel to launch 800Gbps cables by the end of this year

Intel has made major moves in the data transfer sector, particularly with regard to cloud computing, and now the chip giant is to release cables capable of transferring data at up to 800Gbps. The new MXC cables will eventually replace

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Datapac Delivers Managed Print Solution for 5000 Students in IT Carlow

Datapac, Ireland’s largest indigenous ICT solutions provider, today announced that it has delivered a managed print solution for the Institute of Technology Carlow across all three of its campuses in Carlow, Wexford and Wicklow. The three year contract is valued

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Bryan S Ryan helps Thorntons Recycling end IT waste

Waste management and recycling company Thorntons Recycling is one of Ireland’s most successful recycling companies, recovering over 80% of the 250,000 tonnes of material processed annually. Founded in 1979 by Padraig and Carmel Thornton, it employs over 270 staff, operates

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Datapac wins Cisco Premier Partner of the Year Award

Co. Dublin, Ireland — May. 2012 — Datapac, Ireland’s largest indigenous ICT solutions provider, today announced that it has been named Cisco Premier Partner of the Year for Ireland. The annual award is given to the Irish Cisco premier partner,

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SAP lays out cloud strategy post acquisition

SAP announced a broad set of plans to become a player in cloud computing, spanning from a “loosely coupled suite” of business applications to data integration and PaaS (platform as a service) during the Sapphire conference in Orlando. The conference

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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

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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

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