IBM has been operating in Ireland since 1956 and is today made up of a diverse workforce of over 3,200 employees across a broad range of businesses and locations which include research, software development, supply chain management, pan European telesales and telemarketing, financial shared services and technical support.
The focal point for IBM’s investments in Ireland is the IBM Technology Campus established in 1996, on a 100 acre site in Mulhuddart, Dublin. The Campus has evolved into a research, development and services centre with new knowledge based, highly skilled investments. IBM has also located an innovation centre, data centre, cloud computing centre and international treasury centre in Dublin.
In November 2011, IBM Research – Ireland lab was established to concentrate research on creating analytics, optimisations and high performance systems that will enable intelligent urban and environmental systems the worlds needs. It is home to the only Smarter Cities Technology Centre in IBM. The lab conducts research in collaboration with IBM Research worldwide, top international universities, cities, and commercial partners for intelligent urban and environmental systems such as transport, communication, water and energy.