Silicon Valley company set to create jobs for Cork and Dublin


Silicon-Valley headquartered software company Pivotal  is to create 130 new jobs in Dublin and Cork as part of a €100 million five-year investment.

Pivotal, which provides software and services that help companies build cloud-computing applications, is a spin-off and joint venture of EMC and its subsidiary VMWare. It was acquired by EMC in 2012 with GE taking a stake in the company the following year.

The company employs some 1,700 staff worldwide and its customers include Twitter,Best Buy, BT, Philips and BMW. Its Irish operations are currently based at DogPatch Labs in Dublin’s Docklands.

The company said it intends to invest in a new office in Dublin and to expand its current operations in Cork over the next five years in a move that will result in recruitment for full-time software engineering, technical support, operational and general and administrative roles.

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