The Host in Ireland Initiative’s Goal is to Educate End-Users about the Benefits of Hosting Digital Assets in Ireland
DUBLIN, IRELAND – June 9, 2014 – Host in Ireland, an industry-led initiative to promote Ireland as an optimum location to host digital assets, announces its sponsorship support from Internet Neutral Exchange Association Ltd. (INEX), the Internet Exchange Point for the island of Ireland. INEX serves as a major asset to companies looking to host digital assets in Ireland, providing high-speed, reliable and resilient IP traffic exchange facilities located throughout Dublin.
An important aspect of hosting digital assets is the connectivity that enables the communications. INEX is a member-governed, not-for-profit association that enables both Irish and international organizations to route IP traffic more efficiently, providing faster, more reliable and lower-latency Internet access for their customers and thereby facilitating the ‘Pipes’ of connectivity to and from Ireland. With over 95% of ‘eyeballs’ on the island of Ireland directly connected to INEX via their Internet service provider, INEX operates five Points of Presence across Dublin, including; Interxion DUB1 and Interxion DUB2 in Park West, Dublin 12; TeleCity Group in Kilcarbery Park, Dublin 22; TeleCity Group in Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24 and Vodafone , Clonshaugh, Dublin 17.
“Sponsors are at the heart of what makes the Host in Ireland initiative so successful. Sustained by the ‘5 Ps’ – policy, people, pedigree, pipes and power – Host in Ireland sought to converge the best that Ireland has to offer within each respective category into one expansive partner ecosystem,” explains Garry Connolly, President of Host in Ireland. “Embodying the fourth ‘P’ – Pipes, INEX provides companies with a higher level of connectivity, allowing them to more efficiently and cost-effectively expand their footprint globally via IP peering capabilities.”
Founded in 2013, Host in Ireland seeks to educate and make accessible digital asset hosting capabilities in Ireland to companies across the globe. At its core, Host In Ireland’s ‘5 Ps’ combine to deliver key benefits including: affordable power and renewable energy; ample connectivity to Europe and America; redundant network and bandwidth capacity; mature, local data center market made up of leading Ireland, U.S., UK and European brands; tax benefits; talented workforce; and an attractive, pro-business structure implemented by Ireland, validating why leading U.S. companies have called Ireland the home of their digital assets for over five decades. An industry-led initiative, Host in Ireland is sponsored by organizations that combined represent the ecosystem that supports and drives the ‘5 Ps’, enabling the successful hosting of U.S. digital assets in Ireland.
“Central to INEX’s offering is the desire, ability and infrastructure to deliver a world-class offering to service provider, content and other businesses who have IP traffic to peer,” says Barry Rhodes, Chief Executive Officer of INEX. “This world-class offering and desire to deliver the very best is reflected right across the industries, infrastructure and financial environment that support companies wishing to host digital assets in Ireland. The Host in Ireland initiative is a significant mouthpiece in ensuring this offering is communicated right across the world and we at INEX are delighted to support this work.”
If Ireland is not part of your digital asset infrastructure architecture, take a closer look at the unique opportunities the country can provide by visiting www.hostinireland.com.
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INEX is a neutral, industry-owned Association, founded in 1996, that provides IP peering facilities for its members. INEX membership is open to all organizations that can benefit from peering their IP traffic and there are currently 70 members. To learn more about INEX, visit https://www.inex.ie/.
About Host in Ireland
Host in Ireland is an industry-led marketing initiative that provides timely and accurate information on the 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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