Dell have announced that they are to establish their first cloud computing research and development centre in Dublin, the first of its kind in the world.
Limerick will also become the home of the first Dell solution centre. In total 150 jobs are expected to be created by the initiatives.
Jeff Clarke, vice-chairman of Dell noted the decision to choose Ireland highlights the strategic nature of the operations that are already here and a it is a testament to the quality of people that are on the Irish team.
The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny highlighted the importance of this endorsement from Dell and it “shows that Dell is committed to Ireland as key location for doing business”.
This is an important step, the Taoiseach continued, “in making Ireland a centre for excellence in cloud computing” which was identified as one of the key targets in the Programme for Government.
Public Affairs Ireland will host a conference on cloud computing on June 30 in the Conrad Hotel Dublin. Guest speakers include Minister for Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation Richard Bruton and Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes amongst others.
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