• Microsoft allows more time for enterprises to ditch Exchange Server 2010 September 17, 2019
    Microsoft has issued a support reprieve to Exchange Server 2010, saying it would continue to service the on-premises enterprise software for an extra nine months. “After investigating and analysing the deployment state of an extensive number of Exchange customers, we have decided to move the end of Extended Support for Exchange Server 2010 from January […]
  • Anuland brings IoT and AI to Irish farms with grass management technology September 17, 2019
    At today’s National Ploughing Championships, AgTech start-up Anuland launched its systemised approach to grass management, Anuland FieldSense. Anuland FieldSense helps farmers to reduce costs and achieve optimum grass cover. The intelligent grass growth technology uses a combination of sensors, artificial intelligence and cameras. It delivers data updates daily, to empower farmers to make better grass […]
  • Clean eir: SSE Airtricity to supply eir with green energy September 17, 2019
    Eir and SSE Airtricity have signed a €66 million flexible, risk-managed supply deal. The three-year contract will bring the supply of green electricity to over 8,000-meter points. The agreement will also see the two companies work together to research energy efficiency projects. Klair Neenan, managing director, SSE Airtricity said: “As Ireland’s largest provider of 100% renewable […]
  • NUIG drone completes first delivery of essential diabetes meds September 17, 2019
    NUI Galway (NUIG) has made aviation history with the successful delivery of diabetes prescription medications from Connemara to Inis Mór. Medications and a blood sample were transported via drone in minutes flat as part of its Diabetes Drone project. Accessing diabetes medication can be a challenge in remote geographic regions, particularly when natural disaster strikes. […]
  • ClickDimensions opens centre of excellence in Cork September 17, 2019
    ClickDimensions has opened its new European Customer Operations Centre of Excellence in Cork, Ireland. The marketing technology and service provider is known for its powerful automation platform natively built inside Microsoft Dynamics 365. With support from IDA Ireland, ClickDimensions, plans to add 28 employees to its Cork operation over the next two years. The new […]
  • Humanitarian awards seek innovation nominations September 17, 2019
    Food poverty in Ireland is thought to affect as many as one in eight. Despite this, around a million tonnes of food is thrown out by consumers and businesses every year. FoodCloud was established to bring together retailers and suppliers whose surplus could be distributed to local charities who could then pass it on to […]
  • Irish quantum computing project wins at European Young Scientist competition September 17, 2019
    Winner of the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Adam Kelly has taken home the top prize at this year’s European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) in Bulgaria for his project Optimising The Simulation of General Quantum Circuits. The four second prizes and four third prizes were awarded to projects from Georgia, Spain, […]
  • The good, the bad and the ugly September 17, 2019
    Half way through 2019, what have the been highlights and low points of the year for channel partners and IT businesses? What technologies have provided growth areas and where are clients spending their money? Will the rest of the year be better, worse or the same as the first half of 2019? Mark McHale, VP […]
  • Echelon Data Centres expand to UK with €170m London facility September 16, 2019
    Echelon Data Centres has established a €168 million 20MW facility in London’s Docklands – marking its first foray outside of Ireland. The data centre owner and developer’s new facility will be tenant-ready in 2020. Based at The Point, Greenwich View, it is one of 23 data centres in the area, and the first new facility […]
  • DMS Governance creates 50 jobs in Cashel September 16, 2019
    DMS Governance (DMS) opened a new location in Cashel, Tipperary, and announced its plan to create 50 jobs. The new roles are for highly-skilled financial service professionals and qualified accountants. Positions are currently open to suitable candidates. This announcement follows DMS’s pledge to create 50 new jobs following its acquisition of Aviation Corporate Services in […]