MSc in Cloud Computing

The application process is now open for this online only programme, please click the “MSc Click to Apply” image below. Also, please read the MSc FAQ before making an application.

This programme will be delivered part-time over 18 months which is equivalent to three semesters. The full-time equivalent is designed to be delivered on campus over a 12 month period which is equivalent to two semesters. The full-time mode is not currently being offered.

Further details about this programme can be viewed here. Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday September 1st 2014.

BSc (Hons) in Cloud Computing

The application process is now open for this online only programme, please click the “BSc – Click to Apply” image below. Also, please read the BSc FAQ before making an application.

Please note that this programme will be delivered part-time over 18 months which is equivalent to three semesters. The full-time equivalent is designed to be delivered on campus over a 12 month period which is equivalent to two semesters. The full-time mode is not currently being offered.

Further details about this programme can be viewed here. Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday September 1st 2014.

OpenStack Jobs with HP in Galway & Dublin

by Tim Horgan on May 27, 2014

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The HP Open Stack Professional services team is looking for Linux System Engineers (Galway) and Architects, System Integrators (Dublin) to launch and deliver Open Stack services for our enterprise customers. This is a new team – get in on the ground floor and use your experience and insight to build solutions, deliver to customers, and re- invest in the Open Stack Community! We are flexible on location – to a point – and are looking to grow rapidly. There will be lots of innovation and iteration on the team as we hit the ground running. If this sounds like a challenge you might be interested in please contact divya.govil@hp.com.

HP announced new professional services for OpenStack. These services will provide trusted and expert assistance across OpenStack strategy, implementation, training and other areas. These services further extend our proven experience working with hundreds of enterprise customers and governments on their cloud journeys. HP is committed to building a world class worldwide OpenStack professional Services organization that is focused on the enabling our customers to successfully plan, integrate, deploy and operate OpenStack solutions.

MSc Cloud Computing Student Scoops Top Awards

by Tim Horgan on March 10, 2014

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At the annual Institute Prizegiving event held at Cork Institute of Technology on Monday March 10th 2014, Arantxa Duque Barrachina was awarded the “Best Taught Masters Student” and the “Best Overall Student of the Year 2013″ award, a truly remarkable achievement.

Arantxa undertook her undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering at the Universitat Juame I ,Valencia, Spain. In 2007 she travelled to CIT as an Erasmus student and joined the BSc (Hons) in Software Development and Networking class. Returning to Spain in 2008 to finish her degree studies Arantxa received a first class honours award. After graduation, she decided to return to Cork to join VMware as a Technical Support Engineer in November 2009.

In 2011 she enrolled in the MSc in Cloud Computing programme at Cork Institute of Technology. Arantxa graduated with a first class honours award in May 2013 and was later awarded “Best MSc Student in the Department of Computing” as part of the CIT Faculty of Engineering and Sciences awards. The quality of her work has also been recognised internationally, a peer reviewed paper based on her MSc work has been published in the Springer Journal of Big Data and at the Collaborative European Research Conference (CERC) 2013.

Forbes lists CIT online MSc Cloud Programme

February 4, 2014

Forbes.com this month features CIT’s online MSc in Cloud Computing programme, the only non-US programme listed in its roundup of online cloud computing programmes. The Forbes’s list of online course providers includes: University of Maryland, College Park Cork Institute of Technology Harvard University – Harvard Extension School edX & UC BerkeleyX University of Massachusetts – Lowell […]

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Springbord Funded Programme starting in January 2014

November 26, 2013

Higher Diploma in Cloud and Mobile Software Development – January 2014 This Springboard funded programme is targeted at Level 8 degree holders who are not currently in employment and wish to convert to a career in IT. The programme is delivered using cloud based technologies, learning about cloud in the cloud. Major skill gaps in […]

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CIT Cloud Programmes nominated for Major Award

October 9, 2013

The Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2013 recognises the achievements of individuals and organisations who have demonstrated exceptional engineering skills and made a significant contribution to the engineering body of knowledge in Ireland. CIT’s Cloud submission is one of four entries nominated for the award of Engineering Education – Best in Class 2013. The current suite […]

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OpenStack Ireland

May 22, 2013

Openstack Ireland moves to Dublin tonight with the inaugural meeting of the Dublin branch taking place in DIT, Kevin Street at 7pm. Tonight’s lecture will be deliverer by Mark McLoughlin, Principal Software Engineer in Red Hat’s Cloud and Virtualization group and technical lead Red Hat’s OpenStack team. Mark’s specialties are Open source, Linux, Fedora, RHEL, virtualization, […]

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First CIT Cloud Computing Graduates Conferred

May 13, 2013

Ireland took a major step forward in closing the IT skills gap as the first Cloud Computing graduates were conferred today at a ceremony in Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) in the presence of the Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn, T.D. A leader in the provision of education in the sector, in 2012 […]

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Cloud Computing Graduations May 2013

May 13, 2013

MSc in Cloud Computing Class 2011 – 2012 BSc (Hons) in Cloud Computing Class 2011 – 2012 HDip in Cloud and Mobile Software Development Class 2012  HDip in Cloud Computing Class 2012

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CIT’s MSc in Cloud Computing Goes Global

April 18, 2013

Major skill gaps in Cloud Computing have been identified in numerous reports and forecasts by organisations such as Forrester Research, Gartner and Forfás. Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is addressing these skill gaps with the innovative MSc in Cloud Computing programme which has technology as its core focus. Graduates from this programme possess the key […]

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