IBM is one of Ireland’s leading providers of advanced information technology, products, services and business consulting expertise. We are dedicated to helping our clients innovate and succeed through the end-to-end transformation of their business models and the application of innovative technology and business solutions.
IBM has a long history in Ireland, having opened our first office here in 1956. IBM in Ireland today is made up of a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees working across a broad range of businesses and locations including: IBM Ireland HQ in Dublin 4, has nationwide responsibilities for delivering sales, marketing and services across the Irish market; our Technology Campus in Mulhuddart, Dublin 15, hosts IBM's globally integrated international missions in research and software development together with our laboratories in Cork and Galway; the Campus is also home to IBM Design, our European Digital Sales Centre, IBM Watson, and IBM Data Centre; while our Services Support Centre is based in Blanchardstown, Dublin, and provides technical support to businesses across Europe. Our aim at IBM in Ireland is to help clients access the products, services and skills they need to grow using IT, keep costs to a minimum and help them win in Cognitive Era of business.
IBM Ireland Lab in Dublin Cork and Galway is an integral part of the IBM Corporation and plays a vital role in the ‘Global IBM Community’. The Lab is the main site for the development of a broad set of IBM product portfolios in the cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security space for the Cognitive Era. Within the lab, IBM Innovation Exchange (IIX) has an overarching remit that intersects with each of the product teams within the lab. Our IIX Team has a positive track record in securing participation in R&D collaborations funded through national programmes, it has a history of demonstrating commercial impact through jobs and employment growth via these collaborations. The underlying remit of the IIX is to ensure effective delivery of the collaborative projects managed at the Lab, the connectivity of external project participants with the right skills, expertise and competencies within IBM worldwide.