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When it comes to attracting the world’s best and most efficient data centres, Ireland’s competitive advantages are proving irresistible for the world’s top technology companies, writes Leo Clancy head of Technology, Content and Business Services.
Affero Lab, a Rio de Janeiro headquartered e-learning company is establishing its European Operations Centre in Dublin. The Centre, which will provide 40 highly skilled jobs, will focus on research and development, enhancing and developing the company’s technologies in the areas of adaptive learning, gamification, mobile learning and data analytics. In addition, the company will employ sales and support staff to support the company’s clients in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC) and IDA Ireland today announced the opening of the Marsh & McLennan Innovation Centre in Dublin, Ireland. The Innovation Centre will be a data and analytics development platform for Marsh & McLennan’s businesses – Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer and Oliver Wyman – to deliver industry-leading digital solutions to clients.
Shopify, a leading cloud-based commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, is to establish customer service operations in Ireland. Shopify is looking to hire up to 50 people by early 2016.
There is mounting evidence Facebook is planning to build a €200m data centre at Clonee in Co Meath. The social network is hiring electrical engineers with data centre experience to work at its Irish operations.
eSentire Inc., a leader in continuous advanced threat protection cybersecurity solutions and managed security services, based in Ontario, Canada plans to create close to 100 jobs over the next five years in a European HQ and Security Operations Centre in Cork.
Smartphone cameras are about to get a lot better with the news that a €1.5m grant has been awarded to NUI Galway to develop a research project to improve image quality of common smartphone cameras.
Qualtrics the world’s leading insight platform, today announced it will create a further 100 jobs in Ireland bringing the total number of employees at the company to 250 by the end of 2016.
Over 1,150 overseas companies have chosen Ireland as their strategic location in Europe
The eight winners of this year’s MATHletes Challenge received more than they bargained for when Dublin City University (DCU), host of this year’s event, topped up the €20,000 prize pot with an additional €10,000 in scholarships.
Irish students competing at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in May picked up a total of five awards — two special awards and three category awards.