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Host in Ireland to Serve as Lead Sponsor at the Irish Tech News IoT Awards

Host in Ireland Founder and President and GDPR Awareness Coalition Founder and Co-Chair, Garry Connolly, to Participate in Event’s Keynote Q & A Session

DUBLIN, IRELAND – May 25, 2017 Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, and winner of the Datacloud Europe 2016 award for Innovative Data Center Location, today announces that it will serve as the lead sponsor for the Irish Tech News IoT Awards 2017, taking place Tuesday, 30 May at DCU Alpha, a research-intensive innovation campus co-located with Dublin City University.  Host in Ireland Founder and President and GDPR Awareness Coalition Founder and Co-Chair, Garry Connolly, will participate in the event’s keynote Q & A session with Irish Tech News Senior Editor and event organizer, Simon Cocking.

The Irish Tech News IoT Awards conference converges innovators and thought-leaders from throughout the IoT industry to share insight during a series of panels and presentations.  Panel participants and presenters will discuss a wide range of topics including home automation, technological innovation and IoT academic research.

During the keynote session, Mr. Connolly will discuss his work with Host in Ireland and the Irish GDPR Coalition.  He will share with attendees the power of collaboration and coopetition among industry competitors as a means to generate awareness of Ireland as an optimum location to host digital assets, as well as the growing need to educate the Irish tech community on impending GDPR legislation.

Host in Ireland is built upon a foundation of unconventional collaboration among industry competitors with the mutual goal of educating the general marketplace on Ireland’s available hosting benefits,” explains Mr. Connolly.  “In addition, there remains a great deal of confusion surrounding upcoming GDPR legislation throughout Ireland and other European countries, leaving many organizations vulnerable to non-compliance.  It is the mission of the GDPR Awareness Coalition to help companies and industry professionals better understand and prepare for the imminent regulations.”

Representing the most outstanding IoT companies in Ireland, Irish Tech News IoT Award winners will be selected from 35 finalists, including Fortune 500 companies such as Intel® and Dell.  Beginning with 120 award submissions, a comprehensive final judging process will result in six award winners.

To schedule a meeting with Mr. Connolly at the Irish Tech News IoT Awards, email hostinireland@imillerpr.com.

To register for the Irish Tech News IoT Awards free of charge, click here.

For more information about Host in Ireland, visit www.hostinireland.com.

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About Host in Ireland

Host in Ireland, winner of the Datacloud Europe 2016 award for Innovative Data Center Location, is an industry-led marketing initiative that provides timely and accurate information about 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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GDPR Awareness Coalition Launches; Names Co-chairs

Host in Ireland Founder and President, Garry Connolly, and Internet Hall of Fame Pioneer, Dennis Jennings, to Serve as Co-chairs of the Initiative

DUBLIN, IRELAND – March 28, 2017 – The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness Coalition today announces its launch, as well as the instatement of Internet Hall of Fame Pioneer, Dennis Jennings, as the coalition’s Co-chair, serving alongside Host in Ireland Founder and President Garry Connolly.

The GDPR, which takes effect on 25 May, 2018, is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union (EU).  The GDPR Awareness Coalition is a not-for-profit, fixed-term initiative designed to assist in raising awareness of the data privacy obligations for companies resulting from the implementation of the GDPR.

Mercury Engineering and Siemens Join Host in Ireland as Strategic Partners for 2017

The Organization Welcomes Paul Carthy, Business Development Manager at Mercury Engineering, and Gavan Plunkett, Global Account Manager at Siemens, to its Executive Committee

DUBLIN, IRELAND – March 7, 2017 Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, and winner of the Datacloud Europe 2016 award for Innovative Data Center Location, today announces that Mercury Engineering, international provider of engineering solutions within the construction industry, and Siemens, a global technology conglomerate, are new strategic partners for 2017.  In addition, Paul Carthy, Business Development Manager at Mercury Engineering and Gavan Plunkett, Global Account Manager, Data Centre Solutions at Siemens, will both join the Host in Ireland Executive Committee.

Host in Ireland Adds IT Industry Leader to Its Advisory Council

Originally posted Data Center POST,

The global telecommunications industry now recognizes Ireland as a top location in Europe to host digital assets. This can be attributed to the tireless work of Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to raise awareness about hosting on the Emerald Isle, and winner of the Datacloud Europe 2016 award for Innovative Data Center Location.

How 60 Years of Innovation Turned Ireland Into Overnight Success for Digital Hosting Industry

Host in Ireland to Present at HostingCon Europe 2016

Garry Connolly, Founder and President of Host in Ireland, to Discuss Key Considerations When Selecting an Out-of-Country Data Center

host-in-ireland-logo1DUBLIN – October 5, 2016 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces that its Founder and President, Garry Connolly, will speak at HostingCon Europe 2016, taking place October 11-12 in Amsterdam.

Last Call to Register for HostingCon Global 2016

Originally posted to Data Center POST,

don-t-forget-1239720-1280x960It’s the last call to register for HostingCon Global 2016, the largest gathering of the hosting and cloud services community in the world. In anticipation of this event, taking place July 24-27 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, hosting and cloud providers, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Value Added Resellers (VARs), and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), among other industry professionals, are already packing their bags for four days of networking, education, exhibits and fun.