Cover Story: Get Smart

Set up in 2001, Smarttech is a Cork business which has made the most of the heavy multinational presence in the city. Ronan Murphy outlined the firm’s vision for growth.

6th April, 2014
Ronan Murphy, owner of Smarttech, which employs more than 200 people.

The success of Cork's IT sector isn't down to one element. It's the result of people from different places in life, be they government, education, or industry, finding connections. Even at a business level, the opportunities for firms of different sizes to collaborate have helped grow the sector as a whole.

Few firms show the benefits of this cooperation more than Smarttech. The Irish-owned business has developed partnerships with major multinationals based in Cork to...

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