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Last month Logentries, a spin-out company from University College Dublin, was acquired by US firm Rapid7 for about €63 million. The company was fou(...)

Dr Trevor Parsons and Dr Viliam Holub, co-founders of UCD spin-out company Logentries, after receiving the NovaUCD 2013 Innovation Award.

Logentries, a cloud-based log management and analytics service, has been acquired by the US firm Rapid7 for $68 million (€59.5m). The price paid consi(...)

Lord Mayor of Belfast Arder Carson who is going to Boston to encourage investment. Previous visits by politicians to the US have proved fruitful but there is not even a minister for enterprise in the North at the moment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Boston headquartered IT security specialist Rapid7 is recruiting a “talent scout” for its software innovation centre in Belfast which will celebra(...)

Signage is displayed at the Sony Pictures Entertainment   studios in Culver City, California.  Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Companies across the world are on high alert to tighten up their network security to avoid being the next firm brought to its knees by hackers like th(...)

Cigarette maker JTI Gallaher is to shut its factory in County Antrim with the loss of almost 1,000 jobs. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

Close to 1,000 jobs will be lost with the expected closure of one of Northern Ireland’s major private sector employers.Japan Tobacco International (J(...)

Rapid7’s software is currently used by nearly 3,000 enterprises and government agencies in more than 78 countries.

By Francess McDonnellThe American software engineering company Rapid7 plans to establish a new operation in Northern Ireland and create 75 jobs.The Bo(...)