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Learn from your mistakes.

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25 New Jobs for Sligo with Tech Security firm Fastcom

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25 New Jobs for Sligo with Tech Security firm Fastcom

Monday, December 21, 2015 

25 New Jobs for Sligo with Tech Security firm Fastcom

Tech company Fastcom is to add 25 new jobs as the company plans for expansion in Ireland and Britain.

Fastcom specialises in network performance and security management. The new jobs will be will be based at Fastcom’s Sligo network operations and security centre and are to be generated over the next three years, building its expertise in network engineering and customer support.

Fastcom are currently looking for highly driven individuals to join their expanding team in the following areas:

Fastcom said revenue and sales rose by 25 per cent this year, and it plans to double its turnover in the next three years.

The company manages 30,000 network-connected devices with software that allows businesses to manage their entire network, specialising in the retail sector.

The expansion is being backed by €1.2 million funding from private and director investment.

“This investment will allow us to serve existing and prospective customers even better as we continue to develop our software and invest in our staff,” said Ross Palmer, managing director, Fastcom. “Fastcom is unique in Ireland; no one else is doing what we do. By pulling a company’s whole network together and looking at its IT holistically, we can diagnose problems quickly and reduce callouts from IT service people by 50 per cent.”

Founded in 2004, Fastcom also provides phone and broadband services for business and residential customers.


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