Nicola Mortimer, Head of Business Products Portfolio Management, O2

Work is what you do, not where you go

We’re a connected nation with an ‘always on’ technology culture that pervades every aspect of our daily lives.

According to a recent report by Eircom, 24 per cent of us check email first thing in the morning and 18 per cent last thing at night.  And on average, adults have access to four online devices at home.

This consumerisation of IT or the blurring of lines between the personal and professional is gathering pace and it’s enabled by greater mobile broadband speeds and feeds.

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Alan Foy, CEO, Blueface

Sweating the Assets

It’s a question that Gavan Smyth, VP of business services with UPC is frequently asked.  “You have 200Mbps connectivity but do you really need that much for 10 employees?”

The answer is ‘yes’ he says because clients start using the internet a lot more and use different services to increase productivity.

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David Walsh Director of Commercial & SME eircom

Crossing the chasm

It’s been the subject of heated debate in the boardrooms of corporate Ireland for quite some time.  But can we finally hear a collective sigh of relief?

It appears we may be getting to grips with tackling the country’s broadband deficit, following a sustained period of network investment by the major telecoms services operators.  And not a moment too soon.

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