Garry Connolly, Founder and President of Host in Ireland, Reflects on the Growth of the Initiative and Looks Forward to 2017
DUBLIN – December 13, 2016 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces the release of their 2017 Premier Partner Prospectus Video, highlighting the initiative’s 2016 accomplishments, while also looking forward to what lies ahead in 2017. As demonstrated in the video, the growth Host in Ireland has experienced in the last year should encourage more industry leaders to consider joining as a partner.
Host in Ireland partners have grown from five in 2013 to 20 in 2016. Additionally, Host in Ireland has spoken at over 22 national and international events this year alone. Although many of Host in Ireland’s partners are competitors, they collaborate to provide global companies with timely and accurate information to effectively understand why Ireland provides the services clients seek to meet their global digital hosting needs.
Host in Ireland has many new and unique programs scheduled for 2017, including the launch of the Irish Hosting Marketplace, quarterly networking receptions, and the launch of the U.S. Irish Pavilion.
As a partner of Host in Ireland, companies join an exclusive leadership group, enhancing their position as progressive representatives of the global telecom industry and active supporters of the Irish digital ecosystem. Current partners of Host in Ireland include CBRE, CIX, CommScope, DataPlex, Digital Realty, EdgeConnex®, Equinix, FutureTech, Hibernia Networks, INEX, InterXion, Keppel Data Centres, Primary Integration, Schneider Electric, and Sungard & Tate Inc.
“In the future, Host in Ireland will be a case study for business leaders.”
- Lee Kirby, President, Uptime Institute
“Host in Ireland has demonstrated invention in facilitating clarity of message with regard to process, connectivity and power in Ireland’s digital economy.”
- Philip Low, Managing Director, BroadGroup Ltd.
“When all is said and done at the close of 2017, Host in Ireland wants to get more done than said,” comments Garry Connolly, Founder and President of Host in Ireland. “The sustainability of Host in Ireland is continuously top-of-mind. We have been supported by the constructive feedback received from leaders within the industry who have shared their faith in our team and pointed to areas of improvement that we have taken to heart. The result is that Host in Ireland has become an exemplar for collaboration in the global hosting world.”
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About Host in Ireland
Host in Ireland is an industry-led marketing initiative that provides timely and accurate information on Ireland’s digital asset hosting ecosystem at all times, including demonstrating why Ireland is more cost-effective, efficient, reliable, secure and accessible than most other regions across the EU. There’s a reason companies like Microsoft, Zendesk, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Adobe and beyond have sought to host their solutions in as well as to/from Ireland. Many of these reasons are immediately realized due to access to affordable power, redundant network and bandwidth capacity along with a variety of data center providers that offer an array of services sustained by the 5 Ps: Policy, People, Pedigree, Pipes, and Power. On top of that is a very attractive business management structure, implemented by Ireland, which is keenly interested to bring new businesses into the market. Ireland supports this initiative through attractive fiscal structures, access to a skilled workforce and full support of the U.S. Safe Harbor and Patriot Acts – ensuring data asset compliance for companies large and small. For more information about Host in Ireland, visit www.hostinireland.com.
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