Tech & Innovation

Dell creates a new commerce services R&D centre in Ireland

By Business & Finance
10 October 2014

Dell today announced that Dublin has been selected as the location for a new Commerce Services R&D Centre which will play a pivotal role in the evolution of Dell’s online offerings.

The R&D work done at the Centre will lead to increased functionality for improving the customer experience for the millions of people and businesses Dell engages with daily. The Dublin-based R&D team will, working with colleagues in other Centres, deliver new services and functionality that will be added to Dell’s online platform.

The announcement was welcomed in Dublin today by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, who visited the Dell facility for the announcement.

“As an ecommerce pioneer and one of the world’s largest online retailers, Dell is uniquely positioned to understand the quickly evolving demands of this space and the customers it serves,”

Dell’s chief information officer, Paul Walsh said. “We’re committed to rapid innovation that will ensure that is a resource for customers and partners of all sizes for years to come.”

Aongus Hegarty, president Dell EMEA, added: “Today’s announcement is an exciting development for Dell’s Commerce Services team and for the team in Ireland. The new Commerce Services R&D Centre is central to our vision for the future. It will foster innovation and enhance the overall experience delivered to our customers.  I would like to thank the government and its agencies for its support in helping establish the centre here. As the company changes and evolves we are committed to ensuring that the types of roles based in Ireland are representative of the company’s global strategy – today represents a major milestone in that regard.”