The European Commision has published a new digital strategy aimed at "enabling and facilitating faster adoption of cloud computing" across all sectors that will boost EU GDP by €160 billion, or 1%, by 2020.
Some of the world's largest technology companies will be looking for highly skilled professionals and graduates at Career Zoo, a two day jobs and skills event to be held in Dublin's Mansion House in February.
Cloud computing firm Marketo are to create 125 jobs over the next three years in Dublin, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton will announce this morning. The IDA Ireland backed initiative will see the California-based company deliver business-to-business marketing automation software across Europe.
We wrote yesterday about Fine Gael and Labour’s Programme for Government which plans to turn Ireland into a “leader in the emerging I.T. market of cloud computing”, so could FixMyStreet.ie be the government’s first foray into the cloud? (oh, and will the government base their site on the UK’s Fixmystreet.com?)
The new Irish government plans to establishment the country as a “leader in the emerging I.T. market of cloud computing”, just as Microsoft suggested it should.At the beginning of the year Microsoft Ireland published the results of a survey by Goodbody Economic Consultants which looked at the potential benefits of The Cloud to Ireland. The report suggested that private and public bodies in the country need to act quickly to reap the benefits of the cloud computing.
Amazon Web Services plans to convert over 22,296 sq meters (240,000 sq ft) of a newly purchased industrial warehouse space in Dublin into to a data farm to house the company’s could storage data centre.
Concentrated and swift efforts by Ireland to invest in and promote cloud computing will improve the country’s competitiveness and return the economy to growth, according to a reports on cloud computing released by Microsoft today.
What would you do if someone took your laptop from you and dunked it in liquid nitrogen and then smashed it like a pane of glass? Or, how would you feel if they set your Netbook on fire? Well, according to Google, you would be okay with it if you were using a Chrome Netbook.