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Managed services are no longer the great unknown but site visits to service providers should still be a must, says Hugh Dawson of Evros Technology Group


Companies are starting to embrace managed services more than ever before. “The term no longer represents an unknown for organisations” says Hugh Dawson, Services Di­rector Evros Technology Group.

“Whether it be to go down the total outsource route or look for something niche that fulfils a support gap in their organi­sation, the way companies are approaching us remains the same in that they have a […]



When forestry business Coillte decided to update its ICT infrastructure, it turned to outsourcing with Digital Planet


Sean Kennedy, transformation programme director at Coillte, said the organisation faced challenges beyond those of the normal financial, HR and ERP-type applications. One of these is the scope of Coillte’s business.

“Coillte Forest has some very specific challenges due to the dispersed nature of our inventory — forests — and people. We are responsible for about six per cent of the land in Ireland, and therefore our people and businesses span the length and breadth of […]

Momentum Summit


The Momentum Summit, a one day event organised by Dublin Chambers and held in the Aviva Stadium on 20th May, gave attendees the opportunity to hear from a wide range of speakers across a broad spectrum of businesses at various stages of maturity.

Evros Technology held two stands at the event, one focused on our Digital Planet division, with particular emphasis on our Desktop as a Service and Business Continuity offerings and the second stand was […]



We are reaching the stage where cloud computing is the first choice for it decision-makers. Brian Larkin of Digital Planet explains why

Since cloud technologies first appeared on the radar in 2008 and 2009, it has been heralded as the most transformative technology service seen in the IT world for a number of years.

However, adoption in this part of the world was comparatively slow when compared to our US counterparts. Persistent questions around security and data protection caused most decision-makers to lay back and allow the market to mature, waiting on […]


SBP Coverage

Not all cloud service propositions are the same, warns one Irish provider, which means businesses need to be clear about the options they choose.

– Ian Campbell reports

When the HiberniaEvros Technology Group took the decision to launch Digital Planet as a separate division, it made clear its belief that the emerging cloud market needed a different kind of support. Not many other service companies have followed suit and not many could, said operations director Brian Larkin. “A lot of competitors don’t know how to build a cloud platform and it’s not financially […]

Sanef ITS Operations Ireland goes to the Cloud with Digital Planet


Since 2007 Sanef ITS Operations Ireland has been the operator of the electronic tolling system on the M50 and eFlow, the best known electronic tag system for all of Ireland’s toll motorways. The Irish company is a subsidiary of Sanef Groupe,the French specialist motorway operator with operations in six European countries and Canada. Founded in 1963, Sanef has revenues of over €1.5 billion and manages nearly 2,000km of motorway. It has a majority ownership by Spanish conglomerate Abertis.

As the operating company in Ireland, Sanef ITS Operations Ireland employs 110 directly and a similar number indirectly […]