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E-Payments: A land without coins?

E-Payments: A land without coins?

With technology allowing more financial transactions to take place online, Aoife Valentine considers the possibility of a cashless Ireland

Cloud Computing: Cloud in a box

Cloud Computing: Cloud in a box

A Dublin start-up offers an innovative way of taking infrastructure to the cloud

Vloud Computing: The perfect host for hospitality

Vloud Computing: The perfect host for hospitality

A niche software-as-service provider highlights how the right cloud solutions can be a perfect problem solver

Security Watch: The poor relation

Security Watch: The poor relation

Do organisations apply the same diligence to document security as they do to their core IT systems and data? Deirdre Cashion investigates

Cover Story: Somewhere there’s an island

Cover Story: Somewhere there’s an island

One business outside the traditional Silicon Docks region fits the profile remarkably well

Foodcloud win €10k worth of Google ads

Foodcloud win €10k worth of Google ads

l Dublin-based philanthropic tech business Foodcloud won Google’s Adopt a Start-up competition last month.

Cloud Computing: Mainstream is no longer a question

Cloud Computing: Mainstream is no longer a question

Leading experts on cloud computing say the conversation has gone beyond whether the technology is mainstream

Cloud Computing: Improved economy means more enterprises taking advantage of cloud technology

Cloud Computing: Improved economy means more enterprises taking advantage of cloud technology

Now that business is picking up and ICT budgets are being freed up, a significant proportion of SMEs are looking to work smarter and take advantage of the technologies on offer, said Datapac chief technical officer, David Kinsella.

Cloud Computing: Network to the cloud

Cloud Computing: Network to the cloud

Ireland’s telecom companies are reinventing themselves and leveraging the power of their networks to become cloud enablers

Buyers Guide: The latest laptops

Buyers Guide: The latest laptops

The options for business laptop buyers have never been wider, writes Stephen Errity. There’s the traditional good-value business notebook for more basic needs, higher-end machines for users who demand good performance and a new generation of hybrid d

Security Watch: Moving up the security stack

Security Watch: Moving up the security stack

Protecting an organisation’s core data through encryption and firewalls is a relatively mature undertaking. Maintaining the security and integrity of documentation is still in its infancy

Cloud Computing: Connectivity is holding back cloud-based ERP

Cloud Computing: Connectivity is holding back cloud-based ERP

Concern about unreliable networks is the main factor why some firms are reluctant to embrace the cloud, writes Killian Woods

Cloud Computing: Microsoft’s integration agenda

Cloud Computing: Microsoft’s integration agenda

The software giant is sharpening its focus on integrating public and private clouds for a whole new bundle of services

Rural Broadband: fast smart cattle mart

Rural Broadband: fast smart cattle mart

The Taoiseach went to Belcarra to sell a heifer as part of an experiment by Eircom in stretching the reach of rural broadband. Emmet Ryan reports

Dóchas showcases new technology in NGOs

Dóchas showcases new technology in NGOs

l Last month, Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations, hosted a conference on innovation in the development sector. The conference brought together people from organisations all over Ireland to showcase the innovat