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Host in Ireland to Present at HostingCon Europe 2016

Garry Connolly, Founder and President of Host in Ireland, to Discuss Key Considerations When Selecting an Out-of-Country Data Center

Host In IrelandDUBLIN – October 5, 2016 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces that its Founder and President, Garry Connolly, will speak at HostingCon Europe 2016, taking place October 11-12 in Amsterdam. Read more

Schneider Electric White Paper describes framework for responding to datacentre emergencies

Originally posted to Data Centre News

System Fail Situation

As modern business becomes increasingly reliant on 24 * 7 IT services, datacentres are obliged to ensure that they can provide resilience and keep working under all circumstances. This in turn means they must be prepared for exceptional events or emergencies and have plans in place to maintain continuous operation. Despite best practices being observed during site selection, extreme weather events such as Hurricane Sandy have shown that facilities may at any time be exposed to risks above and beyond hazards those from which they are normally protected. Read more

Inter Company / Industry Collaboration, Co-Opitition, Cooperation Is all Marketing/PR speak without C Level “Engagement”

Originally posted on LinkedIn Business Strategies by Garry Connolly

Co-OpititionWe hear of the term “friendly competition” a lot. But generally, when it comes to business, competition is competition and there seems to be no room for friendliness, let alone collaborate. It does not matter if the business is geared towards products or services; competition exists because of similar goals, target market and the notion that only the best will thrive. Read more

Host in Ireland Announces Support of Temple Street Foundation

Host in Ireland to Fund Production of Video to Help Raise Charitable Contributions to the Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and Awareness of Techies4TempleStreet

DUBLIN – June 15, 2016 Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces its charitable support of a video to be produced on behalf of the Temple Street Foundation and Techies4TempleStreet.  Filming will take place on Saturday, June 18, between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Lansdowne Room at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) and coincides with the CoderDojo Coolest Projects’ Launch’d event, Ireland’s largest innovator and evolving technology summit. This year, Techies4TempleStreet’s goal is to raise €250,000 to help fund a new Neurology and Renal Outpatients Unit. Read more

Equinix Report Finds Common Ground Between Ireland-Based Companies and FDI Multinational Enterprises When Selecting Digital Hosting Environments

business-17686_640Recently, Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, decided to take a closer look at the data hosting market in Ireland and commissioned a survey that appeared in TechPro Magazine. The results, released earlier this month, revealed striking similarities between the priorities of Ireland-based companies and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) multinational enterprises when seeking a data center for hosting digital assets. Read more

Hibernia Networks Completes $165 Million Financing

Originally posted on Hibernia Networks

Substantially lowers cost of capital and provides incremental liquidity

HiberniaNETWORK_logo4c_hiresDUBLIN, IRELAND – June 1, 2016 – Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high speed telecommunications solutions, announces that it has completed a $165 million senior secured credit facility with a new lender group. The refinancing will be used to pay down existing indebtedness of $97 million, as well as provide incremental liquidity to fund organic and inorganic strategic initiatives in support of the company’s continued growth and expansion. The new lender group is led by MUFG, and includes ING Capital, Citizens Bank, HSBC, and CIT. Read more

Standing Out in the Cloud

Originally posted to Equinix by Maurice Mortell,

cloud-1Garry Connolly is president of Host in Ireland, an organization dedicated to promoting Ireland as an optimum location to host digital assets. I spoke with him about what makes the country stand out from the crowd. We also talked about how Irish customers stand to benefit from Equinix’s recent acquisition of TelecityGroup. Read more

Future-tech to Sponsor Host in Ireland Event at the RDS

DUBLIN, IRELAND – NOVEMBER 3, 2015- Future-tech, multi-award winning specialist data centre provider, today announces that it will be sponsoring breakfast and refreshments at this year’s Host in Ireland event. The special co-located event, “From Finance to Pharma, Why Companies Small & Large Host in Ireland,” will be taking place at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) in Dublin and is scheduled on November 10, 2015 from 9:00am – 15:00pm. Read more