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Making the Irish connection for 8x8

Making the Irish connection for 8x8

8x8, the Californian unified commmunications company, has an eye to European expansion – and that might mean setting up shop here in the future, writes Quinton O’Reilly

SAP's Qualtrics deal may have some unexpected ramifications for Irish tech

SAP's Qualtrics deal may have some unexpected ramifications for Irish tech

It’s not quite open season on major software as a service (Saas) acquisitions, but there’s certainly going to be more chatter as the borders blur between sectors in tech

Ahead of the game

Ahead of the game

Irish-American entrepreneur Emmett Shear created Twitch as a niche product, little suspecting the game streaming platform would attract 140 million users

Selling the dream at a rain-washed Web Summit

Selling the dream at a rain-washed Web Summit

Once held in Dublin, the giant tech conference has now committed to its new host city, Lisbon, for up to ten years. The weather at last week’s event, though, was a reminder of home and its own beginnings

Getting inside the global draw of Web Summit

Getting inside the global draw of Web Summit

Many small and young firms were looking to make an impression amongst the tens of thousands of people milling around the Feira Internacional Lisboa

Is managed ICT cresting a wave?

Is managed ICT cresting a wave?

Outsourcing the IT function isn’t a particularly new idea but cloud facilitation is driving a new wave of adoption, leading some market observers to think that critical mass has been achieved, writes Alex Meehan

Betting the business on big data

Betting the business on big data

Big data: it’s an intimidating subject, doubly so when it comes with artificial intelligence in tow, but does it have to be so confusing? If big data means anything it means adding to the sum of knowledge in an organisation, and, Jason Walsh asks, isn’t that something every business would want to do?

Rewritten by machine on new technology

Rewritten by machine on new technology

Some options make too much sense to ignore, writes Amanda Connolly

Editor’s Letter: Your Child Is Ugly And Nobody Cares About It

Editor’s Letter: Your Child Is Ugly And Nobody Cares About It

Going into the virtualised reality

Going into the virtualised reality

The rate of change and more cost-effective solutions has transformed virtualisation from a hyped technology into a necessity for businesses, writes Quinton O’Reilly

Take a tablet

Take a tablet

There are more varied options than ever in this fast-moving part of the market, with traditional tablets such as Apple’s iPad being continuously updated and versatile convertible 2-in-1 options that marry the best functions of a tablet and laptop from other brands. Stephen Errity picks some highlights

Leaders’ Questions & Answers

Leaders’ Questions & Answers

From cybersecurity to Google’s potential life-saving AI system, Emily Maree is back with six big questions for six experts

IMR gets gigabit connection

IMR gets gigabit connection

Viatel announces €1.4m Kingston contract

Viatel announces €1.4m Kingston contract

11th ERP HeadtoHead held at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin

11th ERP HeadtoHead held at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin