Ripplecom CEO John McDonnell and CTO Denis Herlihy. Picture by Shane O'Neill Photography

20 jobs for Limerick as part of €1.2m Ripplecom investment

30 Aug 2016856 Views

Twenty new jobs are winging their way to Limerick as part of a €1.2m investment by Ripplecom, following an upgrade of its core and backhaul networks.

Hiring has already started for the 20 new positions, which will be for a variety of roles in sales, marketing, customer service and engineering.

The new hires will bring Ripplecom’s total workforce to 50.

They will be based at the company’s new, larger head office in Raheen Business Park in Limerick.

“This investment underpins Ripplecom’s commitment to providing quality product offerings to the SME market space,” said Ripplecom CTO Denis Herlihy.

“Our enhanced core and backhaul network enables Ripplecom to connect customers throughout the 26 counties.

“Leveraging this new capacity, Ripplecom now has unparalleled reach and can service more business locations than most other service providers in Ireland.”

Investment in the core

The solutions include broadband, voice, cybersecurity and customer-specific IT services.

Ripplecom’s core network, powered by Juniper technology, now enables the provision of services across multiple, cross-connected world-class data centres

All major backhaul links have also been upgraded to provide significant additional capacity for future traffic growth.

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John Kennedy
By John Kennedy

John Kennedy is an award-winning technology journalist who served as editor of for 17 years. He joined Silicon Republic in 2002 to become the fulcrum of the company’s news service. He received of the Irish Internet Association’s NetVisionary Technology Journalist Award 2005 and saw awarded ‘Best Technology Site’ at the Irish Web Awards seven times. In 2011 he received the David Manley Award commending him for his dedication to covering entrepreneurs. His interests include all things technological, music, movies, reading, history, gaming and losing the occasional game of poker.

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