Davin Cody – Cloud Lead for Enterprise Servers, Storage & Networking (ESSN) – HP Ireland. Pic. Maura Hickey.

Up, up and away

Data centre business is on an upward trajectory.  According to 451 Research, the market value for hosting services in Ireland will approach €175 million in 2016, representing a CAGR of 18 per cent.  This growth, it predicts, will outpace the UK, Benelux, the Nordics and Iceland.

And the forecast for infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is equally positive with revenues of €51 million and CAGR of 50 per cent predicted to 2016.

Who and what is driving this exceptional growth? Read more

Bryan Hickson, Client Solutions Executive IBM Ireland

Maintaining a competitive advantage

Ireland is a highly attractive location for hosting digital content for international companies with plans to serve European markets.  That’s according to global research organisation, Agency 451 in an independently commissioned report from October 2013, which looks at all aspects of Ireland’s strategy for hosting and managing digital assets.  Read more