Host in Ireland Announces Newly-Formed Advisory Council

The Host in Ireland Advisory Council Consists of Key Executives from iMiller Public Relations, Siegel+Gale and Andrasta Consulting UK  DUBLIN, IRELAND – December 2, 2014 Host in Ireland, a marketing initiative created to drive interest in hosting digital assets in Ireland, is pleased to announce the formation of a new Advisory Council. The Advisory Council will work together in support of Founder and President Garry Connolly’s Host in Ireland initiative to drive optimum results. Advisory Council members include Ilissa Miller, CEO, iMiller Public Relations; Margaret Molloy, Global CMO, Siegel+Gale; and Nicola Hayes, CEO, Andrasta Consulting UK. Each member was strategically selected based on extensive experience in the data center / digital hosting / managed services industries as well as industry-leading branding and marketing specialties. To accelerate the success of the initiative through 2015, Host in Ireland plans to leverage more than 46 years of collective experience among the Advisory Council members by identifying, recommending and achieving a number of significant goals in the coming year. Host in Ireland plans to double the current number of sponsoring organizations from 10 to 20; launch the “Irish Pavilion” within the U.S. market; build global awareness for Ireland as a location for hosting digital assets; and work with key public and private stakeholders in Ireland to improve the proposition. With the Council’s assistance and direction, Host in Ireland will have the ability to cultivate a comprehensive strategy to further its mission of providing the digital assets hosting community with timely and accurate information, developing a clear understanding of Ireland’s superior offerings and available opportunities for global business. "Data is now one of the most critical business assets for all firms, and Ireland is a very attractive location to host that data,” says Margaret Molloy Margaret Molloy, Global Chief Marketing Officer of Siegel+Gale.  “I'm enthusiastic about the Host in Ireland initiative because it represents an inspired collaboration of key stakeholders — all focused on making it easy for companies to choose Ireland as a preferred data hosting location." Nicola Hayes, CEO of Andrasta Consulting, adds, “I’m delighted to have been invited to be involved in such a worthwhile initiative. Host in Ireland offers vendors and service providers in Ireland, regardless of size, invaluable opportunities to promote themselves to a larger worldwide market. At the same time, Host in Ireland provides tools and support to enable these companies to grow – creating multiple opportunities which have not been available previously.” “We are very excited at the prospect of gaining new and objective viewpoints on how to effectively promote the Host in Ireland brand in 2015,” says Garry Connolly, Founder and President of Host in Ireland. “With Ilissa Miller and Margaret Molloy based in the U.S. alongside Nicola Hayes in UK, this Advisory Council offers invaluable perspectives that are objective and geographically diverse. We look forward to the coming year with great anticipation as we leverage this panel’s expertise to our greatest benefit, propelling our brand forward.” “Since its launch in May of 2014, Host in Ireland has embodied its mission to provide the global hosting community with an accurate perception of Ireland’s value as a superior location to host digital assets,” concludes Ilissa Miller, CEO of iMiller Public Relations. “Leveraging its message of the 5 Ps of digital assets hosting (policy, people, pedigree, pipes and power), Host in Ireland is delivering a clear message to the market, augmenting an understanding of the country’s economic and political stability, global connectivity and high-level security and reliability compared to other locations within the EMEA region.” To learn more about Host in Ireland, visit www.hostinireland.com. # # #  About Host in Ireland Host in Ireland is an industry-led marketing initiative that provides timely and accurate information on Ireland’s Digital Asset Hosting Ecosystem at all times including demonstrating why Ireland is more cost effective, efficient, reliable, secure and accessible than most other regions across the EU. There's a reason companies like Microsoft, Zendesk, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Adobe and beyond have sought to host their solutions in as well as to/from Ireland. Many of these reasons are immediately realized due to access to affordable power, redundant network and bandwidth capacity along with a variety of data center providers that offer an array of services sustained by the 5 Ps: Policy, People, Pedigree, Pipes, and Power. On top of that is a very attractive business management structure, implemented by Ireland, which is keenly interested to bring new businesses into the market. Ireland supports this initiative through attractive fiscal structures, access to a skilled workforce and full support of the U.S. Safe Harbor and Patriot Acts - ensuring data asset compliance for companies large and small. For more information about Host in Ireland, visit www.hostinireland.com. MEDIA CONTACT: Ilissa Miller iMiller Public Relations Tel: +1 866 307 2510 pr@imillerpr.com