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Rural Broadband: fast smart cattle mart

Rural Broadband: fast smart cattle mart

The Taoiseach went to Belcarra to sell a heifer as part of an experiment by Eircom in stretching the reach of rural broadband. Emmet Ryan reports

Dóchas showcases new technology in NGOs

Dóchas showcases new technology in NGOs

l Last month, Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations, hosted a conference on innovation in the development sector. The conference brought together people from organisations all over Ireland to showcase the innovat

4K for all with Lumix G7 launch

4K for all with Lumix G7 launch

l The latest addition to Panasonic’s mirrorless range of compact system cameras comes in the form of the Lumix DMC-G7, launched in Palma, Mallorca, at the company’s annual Digital Imaging Seminar.

EMC: flash won’t drive out the HDD just yet

EMC: flash won’t drive out the HDD just yet

EMC was warning its customers to be ready for “a big wave” of transformation at last month’s EMC World in Las Vegas, with chairman and chief executive Joe Tucci telling delegates to prepare for a new digital era. In his keynote address, he talked of

Cloud Computing: Rack and roll

Cloud Computing: Rack and roll

The starting point for many cloud journeys begins in the data centre, but not all facilities are the same

IT Resourcing: It’s a seller’s Market

IT Resourcing: It’s a seller’s Market

With demand for skilled IT professionals continuing to rise and good job candidates in short supply, Irish companies looking to fill positions are trapped between a rock and hard place, writes Alex Meehan

ICT Skills: A better grasp of higher learning

ICT Skills: A better grasp of higher learning

Jason Walsh examines old tropes and asks what is really needed to find a role in Ireland’s growing IT sector

Cloud Computing: New Irish SaaS business specialises in ‘awesome’ accounts systems

Cloud Computing: New Irish SaaS business specialises in ‘awesome’ accounts systems

The name is a mouthful, but OSSM is an Irish cloud business worth watching

Cloud Computing: Businesses choosy about cloud services

Cloud Computing: Businesses choosy about cloud services

Finding the right solution may seem like an obvious task, but businesses need to spend more time thinking about it

Security Watch: Taking document security mobile

Security Watch: Taking document security mobile

The advent of higher speed mobile broadband allows mobile workers to do more and that includes securely capturing hard copy documents while out on the road. But this newly-found agility brings with it threat as well as opportunity

Windows Server Migration When to make the move

Windows Server Migration When to make the move

Whether your motivation is security or cost, it makes sense to move to the cloud

Cloud Computing: Online back-up booms

Cloud Computing: Online back-up booms

KeepItSafe is one company that is happy to distance itself from cloud hype and just get on with business

Cloud Computing: IT giants flex cloud muscles

Cloud Computing: IT giants flex cloud muscles

Established IT vendors have been reinventing themselves to secure a lead role in the cloud revolution. Ian Campbell talks to two of them

IT Resourcing: What you need to know

IT Resourcing: What you need to know

Aoife Valentine breaks down the key issues you need to know about IT resourcing

IT Resourcing: Finding a cure for the skills shortage

IT Resourcing: Finding a cure for the skills shortage

Buying in specialised help is nothing new in the IT sector, but as a skills shortage has taken hold in the market, outsourcing has become increasingly necessary