“Sure, it is cost effective to locate in Ireland, but we’ve been there for a long time and many of our people have established roots. So there are no plans to leave anytime soon,” says EMC products and marketing president Jeremy Burton. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Michael Dell likes to make big calls. The decision to buy back his own company from those pesky shareholders in 2013 was ballsy enough. As he put it a(...)

 The yield on Digicel’s April 2022 bond has dropped to 11.4 per cent from 14.3 per cent three months ago. Photograph by Matt Kavanagh

Irish billionaire Denis O’Brien has said he will hold off on selling shares in his mobile carrier Digicel Group for at least a year to 18 months, awai(...)

EMC has had a presence in Cork since the 1990s. Beginning with tech support, it has gradually expanded into other areas such as management software development and product management.

Some Irish EMC staff can breathe a sigh of relief today after senior vice president & General Manager for Network storage and software, Fidelma R(...)

EMC: firm’s older and pricier storage devices are facing slowing demand and newer models using flash technology are not growing rapidly enough to make up lost ground. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

EMC reported first-quarter sales and profit that fell short of analysts’ estimates in a slowing market for storage devices, as the company nears a $67(...)

John Paul Scally, Ireland managing director of Lidl: sales in the Republic are “significantly more” than €1 billion. Photograph: Keith Arkins

After more than two months without a government, a third attempt to elect a taoiseach ended in failure this week as the vultures of political instabil(...)

VMware’s offices in Cork Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

VMware is to add 40 jobs at its Cork campus, adding to its 800-strong workforce in Ballincollig. The company said it was recruiting mainly for mana(...)

Blackrock village has not one but two shopping centres which take shoppers off its main street, a lovely stretch to amble along with shopping aplenty. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Blackrock village has not one but two shopping centres which take shoppers off its main street, a lovely stretch to amble along with shopping aplenty(...)

Cesanta’s founders Anatoly Lebedev and Sergey Lyubka: Lebedev will speak about security for the internet of things at CeBit this week

The predictions for the internet of things (IoT) are all pointing up, with research firm Gartner estimating 20 billion connected devices by 2020. Wh(...)

Alan Walsh, senior director of customer service, EMC, Boston

As a secondary school student, Alan Walsh was torn about whether to study music or physics at college. He had played the cello all the way through sch(...)

 Chief executive officer of airline Ryanair, Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Nervousness over the outcome of today’s general election, together with the opening salvos of the UK’s referendum debate on European Union membership(...)