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  • Zero Trust Evaluation Guide
    June 29, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Request our " Zero Trust " guide, today email and we will send it over to you. Please see exerpt here:

    Today, the rise in a cloud‑connected, mobile and remote workforce has put the visibility and control of users and devices outside of the enterprise

  • ROCTEL turns 21 years old! Happy Birthday ROCTEL.
    May 30, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Wow it’s been 21 years of building, developing, creating and serving , we can’t believe it has been this long.

    It is no wonder the sustainability has been at the core of everything we do. Reflecting on the time that has past, a time that pre dates broadband as a service and marks the beginning of deregulation of the carrier market in Ireland. “ It has been a wonderful journey , says ROCTEL CEO Cormac Reid, from being a start up to now serving enterprise clients, many at the top of their field globally.

  • What happens to some of our legacy and older equipment that we decommission from our networks?
    May 26, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Every year ROCTEL need to recycle Cisco routers, switches, handsets, access points and much more, often they are not past their useful life but are no longer suitable for the enterprise. Having worked with many Universities and colleges over the years both in Ireland and the US, we value the work they do to develop the next generation of engineers, many come through our internship programme having been trained on ROCTEL donated Cisco technologies.

  • ROCTEL to sponsor Tech Excellence Hibernia Award for 2021
    May 23, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    ROCTEL are delighted to announce that they have signed up as a sponsor for the Tech Excellence Hibernia Award for 2021, a pillar award as part of the Tech Excellence AWARDs 2021.

  • ROCTEL become DUO MSP
    April 29, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Protect your workforce with simple, powerful access security.

  • On Earth Day 2021 the 22nd of April, ROCTEL bring you an update on 5-Year Long 10,000 tree Commitment to Planting our forest.
    April 22, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Back in November of 2020 we shared news of ROCTEL’s five-year commitment to establish and plan over 10,000 trees in the Wicklow county. On the 16th of April, ROCTEL began planting the first 1000 trees on the ARDEO Sport Horses site. ROCTEL has partnered with the Trees of Land initiative which aims to establish young native Irish trees across the 32 countries of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. These trees will consist of common species, rarer species, naturalized species, and fruit and nut trees.

    The first of these trees were Hazel, Hawthorn, Birch and Lime trees. All the preparations were low impact. The trees were put, and notch planted to minimize the soil disturbance and the vegetation was trimmed back to clear ground for planting. All the trees will also be protected during the establishment years with post and wire fencing setting the trees back from the horses. Once the open grown trees mature enough, the wire fencing will be taken down to give the horses the opportunity to make use of shelter and shade. Trees on the Land will make an annual visit in the early years to advise on management and to monitor the progress.


    March 29, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    From 1 January 2022, the number of Non-Geographic Number (NGN) ranges will reduce from five to two.
    The 1850, 1890, and 076 NGN ranges will be withdrawn. The 1800 and 0818 NGN ranges will remain in operation.

  • DUBLIN City Radio ROCTEL Interview
    March 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM

    Sam Assad host of GOOD MORNING DUBLIN radio show interviews ROCTEL Founder and CEO Cormac Reid.

  • Think Global Awards Official Shortlist Announcement

    February 12, 2021 at 12:00 AM

    The Think Global Awards are delighted to announce this year’s shortlist. Thank you to everyone who has entered the latest awards, and to our dedicated judging panel. The program, running for its fourth consecutive year, offered 14 different categories, including Brand of the Year, Going Global, and new categories such as Education & eLearning, and Sustainability. 

  • ROCTEL Helps ifac Decrease the Digital Divide in Ireland

    February 11, 2021 at 12:00 AM

    When was the last time you worried about your internet connection? Whether or not you had enough bandwidth to upload a large file to the cloud, download a presentation from a colleague, or stream your favorite show on Netflix? When was the last time you only had one or two Internet Service Provider options, and both were limited somehow? When was the last time you had no access to the internet at all?

    For millions of people around the world, unreliable—or completely unavailable—internet service is their reality. They read and hear about blazing fast fiber connections, while wishing they could simply get connected. Some try to find workarounds by utilizing cell phone towers and hotspots, but that can be spotty and data plans are expensive. Others are eagerly anticipating beta invites to join Starlink

  • Is Internet Access at Home Critical for your Business?
    December 17, 2020 at 12:00 AM

  • ROCTEL to plant a forest
    November 20, 2020 at 12:00 AM

    ROCTEL to plant a forest of up to 10,000 native trees.

    To celebrate our new website, logo and underpin our sustainability commitment for the next five years. We are delighted to announce we will be planting up to 10,000 trees in Ireland! This is an excellent first step in starting the restoration process where deforestation has occurred in Ireland and assist with the impact of climate change.

  • Why unified communications are essential to increase profits
    October 19, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    Businesses utilize a variety of methods to communicate with employees, partners and vendors, and even directly with their customers. Over time, the number of communication and collaboration tools companies use has increased greatly — at the cost of employe...
  • Why all high speed broadband vendors aren’t the same
    October 16, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    As you shop for a high speed broadband provider, you’ll soon realize that there are so many business broadband options out there. Each business has a unique set of needs, and therefore, may require a different broadband solution from the company next door...
  • 4 questions to ask before hiring a managed services provider
    October 16, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    Managed services providers (MSPs) offer a wide range of benefits to the companies they work with, especially for small and medium-sized businesses who may not be able to afford to acquire IT infrastructure on their own. But because of the importance of the...
  • ROCTEL Make the Tech Excellence Awards Short list
    May 23, 2018 at 11:00 PM

    ROCTEL Delighted to be on the short list

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