Maurice Mortell, managing director for Ireland and emerging markets for Equinix: ‘We are opening up new opportunities for Irish businesses to expand and thrive overseas.’ Photograph: John Ohle

Global interconnection and data centre company Equinix has expanded its connectivity platform to support connections between 36 markets in five contin(...)

Data volumes are expected to continue to rise, with Irish firms estimating the next three years will see a surge of 72 per cent. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish companies are lagging behind their European peers in adopting the cloud, a new survey claims, as data volumes surge and more than a quarter admi(...)

Maurice Mortell, managing director for Ireland and emerging markets, Equinix: there is “no doubt” large companies are planning to increase capacity here.

Ronan Harris, head of Google Ireland, last year described the Republic as the data capital of Europe, and Apple’s proposed centre in Athenry, Co Galwa(...)

Interconnection in Europe is expected to grow 44 per cent per annum in terms of bandwidth as businesses shift to digital

Ireland could be set to benefit from the rise of a “new internet” as the volume of data shared privately by companies soars, a new report suggests. I(...)

The typical medium-to-large enterprise will spend €190,000 on cloud technology  in the next 12 months. Photograph: iStock

Sixty per cent of Irish businesses quote security concerns as the biggest barrier to increased adoption of cloud technology according to a survey comm(...)

Equinox’s managing director for Ireland   Maurice Mortell: “While there’s an appetite for what IOT is, businesses and enterprises are unsure how it ties into their own business”.

Irish businesses are increasingly getting on board with the internet of things, with 40 per cent of companies expecting to increase their deployment (...)

Some 60 per cent of Irish-based businesses claim they do not have a clear understanding of the rules.

Almost two-thirds of senior IT decision makers are unsure about current data regulations, following the striking down of the Safe Harbour agreement an(...)

 Apple: planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway.

The announcement last month that Apple is to planning a giant €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, alongside a twin development in Denmark,(...)