Thursday July 2, 2020

Why cloud computing is set for silver lining

Communications minister Eamon Ryan has embraced the idea of cloud computing, and believes pioneering technology will help Ireland get out of the recession, writes Adrian Weckler

28th February, 2009

“How do we get out of a recession?” This could be the launch for a thousand jokes in the Ireland of 2009. But on this occasion, it's an Irish cabinet minister thinking aloud.” We have to replace the financial and construction jobs with something. Because if we just sit back and let [the economy] contract, we're goosed. It'll be ever-downwards. So what do we do?”

It is a good question. But isn't...

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