Park Place Technologies becomes first Tech Hub tenant for Glandore in Cork City, Ireland

CORK, IRELAND, Nov. 28, 2018 — Park Place Technologies, a leading global provider of data center hardware maintenance, has become the first tenant for Glandore at its new EMEA Operations Center in City Quarter, Lapp’s Quay, Cork.

Founded by the Kelly family in 2001, Glandore is an Irish, family-owned and -managed company. Providing fully fitted, flexible workspace in DublinBelfast and Cork, Glandore offers companies and individuals the flexibility and scalability to grow, with virtual offices, coworking space, private offices, meeting rooms, event space and an exclusive members network. Glandore works with companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Dropbox and Ancestry.com.

“We’re delighted to welcome Park Place Technologies to Cork City. We hope that, as Glandore’s first member at City Quarter, Park Place Technologies has found the perfect space and strategic location for its EMEA expansion,” said Michael Kelly, Managing Director, Glandore. “We’re very excited to work with Park Place Technologies in building out an amazing team in Ireland, alongside the terrific talent pool that Cork City has to offer. We too understand the importance of friendly, accommodating and collaborative service, which makes Glandore the ideal environment for Park Place Technologies to call their new home.”

As the world’s largest post-warranty data center maintenance organization, Park Place supports more than 15,000 organizations in over 115 countries. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, Park Place currently employs nearly 1,400 people, and maintains offices across the globe, including in San Diego, Denver, Boston, Toronto, London, Wiesbaden and Singapore. Park Place was recently named to its sixth Inc. 5000 list of the USA’s fastest-growing private companies.

The leadership team at Park Place has decided to grow its Irish presence by establishing a New Data Center Maintenance Tech Hub in Cork with recruitment commencing immediately for highly skilled engineering and technology positions. These include Customer Service experts with experience dealing with enterprise to consumer customers consuming data center technology; Support Analysts with multi-lingual skills, and an aptitude for data center products such as storage, servers, and networks; and Advanced Engineers with in-depth knowledge of all major OEM data center technology such as HPE, IBM, Cisco, NetApp, Dell, Dell, and 3Par.

“Park Place Technologies is delighted to partner with Glandore and become the first member of their Cork hub,” said Nicola Buckley, Park Place Sr. VP, Advanced Engineering and Call Center, and a Cork native. “The cultural similarities between Glandore and Park Place resonated as we were sourcing the right spot for Park Place Technologies to land. Quality, collaborative and customer loyalty being key, as well as ensuring there is a sense of family amongst our teams. Cork offers Park Place Technologies a very exciting opportunity to expand our EMEA presence, and Glandore have made the entire process seamless and effortless.”

About
Park Place Technologies

Park Place Technologies maintenance and support sets the standard for how the world’s largest data centers drive performance and value from critical IT infrastructures, including servers, storage and networks.  Founded in 1991 as a US-based hardware maintenance firm, Park Place Technologies’ global reach supports over 16,000 clients across 55,000 data centers in over 140 countries.  Park Place Technologies’ suite of offerings includes ParkViewTM, our automated monitoring platform, which integrates its exceptional 24/7 global customer service and advanced engineering through a single pane of glass, to deliver immediate and intelligent responses to maintenance needs. With its recent acquisition of Entuity, Park Place will expand its scope of IT infrastructure support to include network discovery, performance monitoring, and optimization.  Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Park Place Technologies is owned by private equity firms GTCR and Charlesbank Capital Partners.