Maurice Mortell, Managing Director of Ireland, Equinix – the world’s digital infrastructure company joins me on Tech Talks Daily. With over 20 years of experience in the data centre sector, Maurice has been a key figure in the rise of the data center industry in Ireland. Maurice also holds the 2012 ICT Excellence’ Person of the Year’ honour which was awarded based on his invaluable contribution to the ICT sector in Ireland.
Equinix is a global data center and interconnection platform with 229 data centers across 29 countries. The company’s objectives are to help enterprise customers mitigate operational risk, significantly reduce exposure to cybercrime, and ultimately safeguard data.
Global trends around digital transformation and regulatory compliance have propelled Equinix’s growth trajectory, as more and more top-tier enterprises and providers routinely harness Equinix’s trusted global platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that fuels their success.
The company recently commissioned an independent study of 127 senior IT decision-makers in Ireland, illustrating the prevailing sentiments pertaining to the security challenges linked to remote working for businesses nationwide. The survey found that two-thirds of IT decision-makers in Ireland feel more susceptible to data breaches due to the IT strain associated with pandemic-driven remote working.
In today’s episode, Maurice shares his story and reveals insights around the significant macro trends driving today’s transformation challenges.
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