Cillian McCarthy, managing director of Paradyn and Irish Telecom Services, with Viatel chief executive Paul Rellis

 

Paradyn announces the sale of Connectivity Group Company Irish Telecom by The Viatel Group

 

Paradyn today announced that The Viatel Group acquired group company Irish Telecom Services Limited. As Paradyn increasingly focuses on end-to-end IT security and managed services, Viatel emerged as the perfect home for Irish Telecom’s connectivity customers.

Irish Telecom customers include well known enterprise clients such as Folens Publishers, Irish Continental and Booking.com along with leading Credit Unions and public sector organisations.

With offices in Dublin and Cork, Irish Telecom Services, trading as Irish Telecom, has been delivering high speed, high performance networks for over eleven years. In 2018, Irish Telecom Services joined forces with Exigent Networks and Netforce to form Paradyn.

Cillian McCarthy, Managing Director of Paradyn and Irish Telecom Services, commented: “We built Irish Telecom into a leading high speed business connectivity provider for the Irish market based on our ethos of putting customer service and quality of connectivity first. Our customers use us for their mission critical business operations. In Viatel they will find a partner that will continue to deliver the quality and service they love, but also offer them excellent onward connections into the UK and Europe. This will allow us to concentrate on our main business of IT, voice and security managed services.”

Making the announcement, Paul Rellis, CEO of Viatel said “I am delighted to welcome Irish Telecom customers to the Viatel family. We are committed to enabling and supporting their plans and ambitions. Together we can build something special. We trust we will delight them with the service and expertise they can expect as Viatel customers.”

About Paradyn – Pardayn is Ireland’s only end-to-end single source provider of ICT, network and telecoms solutions. Working closely with customers, across a range of industries, a highly experienced team build, monitor, support, secure and maintain all aspect of IT, network and telecoms infrastructure.

About Irish Telecom – Irish Telecom was founded in 2009. With offices in Dublin and Cork, Irish Telecom designs networks delivered on carrier grade licensed radio and resilient fibre to guarantee performance and reliability. Irish Telecom clients include leading Irish businesses and bodies such as Folens Publishers, Irish Continental and Booking.com along with leading Credit Unions and public sector organisations.

About Viatel – Viatel is the leading independent, Irish-owned provider of connectivity, cloud and security solutions. Viatel serves respected Irish companies, multinational corporations and public sector bodies. The group employs over 150 people across Ireland with offices in Dublin, Dundalk and Limerick. A Deloitte Best Managed Company, Viatel operates a national and international network alongside a data centre facility located at their Blanchardstown site. Viatel’s valued customers include Centric Health, CPL, Voxpro, Kingston International and the Departments of Agriculture and of Education.

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