ICT business EMC is to create 100 new jobs over the next two years in Cork.
The company is also opening a new EMC office as part of a €100 million
investment in Ireland.Deirdre Clune, Seanad spokesperson on Jobs,
Innovation and Research is welcoming the news.
“This investment is a real vote of confidence in Cork and Ireland’s
thriving technology sector.
“Cork is fast becoming a technology hub, EMChas been doing business here
for 25 years and the continued investment announced today will accelerate
their success going forward.
“The creation of further jobs in Ireland,illustrates the long-term
commitment the company has made to the country.
“The new full-timepositions will be based in a new EMC office in Citygate,
Mahon, Co Cork and the company is aiming to fill these positions by the end
“These positions are of great value to the economy, they are highly skilled
jobs spanning across a number of areas, such as engineering, customer
support, sales, finance, research and development and IT.
“The company already employs approximately 3,000 people in Ireland, their
focus on cloud computing and Big Data is just the kind of business that the
Action Plan for Jobs has been trying to attract.
“The project has been supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterpriseand
Innovation through IDA Ireland.
“Through my work in the Seanad and on the Job Committee, I have campaigned
for technology visas and the necessary educational reform which will foster
innovation as this industry continues to flourish.”