NetApp plans to add hundreds to its headcount in Ireland

US-based cloud services and data management firm chose Ireland as its international HQ due to the rich talent pool of recruits available

César Cernuda, president of NetApp: ‘We believe Ireland is a great location for our international headquarters, not just because there’s a lot of facilities to do business here, but because of the talent pool that we can find here.’ Picture: John Allen

NetApp, the US-based cloud services and data management company, is planning to grow its headcount in Ireland to 500 people within the next three years as it targets $2 billion in annual sales from its public cloud business by 2025.

The company, which is based in San José in California and employs almost 12,000 people globally, opened a new international headquarters in the Cork docklands last week. The firm provides software services and data management ...