Friday December 6, 2019

Cloud burst on the horizon

Retailers are bracing themselves for a surge in SMEs looking for cloud services, as support for legacy software systems comes to an end

Emmet Ryan

Technology Editor

8th March, 2015

The end of support for legacy software is set to cause a rush by Irish SMEs towards cloud services. At present, around a quarter of Irish small firms have a significant amount of IT services provided through the cloud, but resellers expect a surge over the next 18 months.

“There is a long way to go in terms of the SME market,” Marc O’Dwyer, chief executive of Big Red Cloud, told The Sunday Business Post....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Facebook has called on the Department of Justice to modernise Ireland’s bugging laws

Aaron Rogan | 2 weeks ago

Speakers at the Lisbon event looked at online dangers to democracy and the challenges posed by cryptocurrencies, writes Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan | 3 weeks ago

Eleven thousand scientists last week signed a letter declaring a climate emergency – and many tech giants took notice, albeit because it suits them to do so

Emmet Ryan | 3 weeks ago