History

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Arkphire History

Arkphire has been servicing some of the world’s leading companies for over 40 years. Since then, the company has been through several incarnations, always maintaining a reputation of a leading IT solution provider in Europe.

Our name, Arkphire, was inspired by the Archimedean spiral – a symbol of continuous evolution. To seek perfection and holistic growth in everything we create.

We have carried forward the experience of working with some of the largest and most successful companies to help them change the world. At Arkphire, we carefully select the latest technologies from leading vendors to help solve our clients’ business challenges.

Arkphire is now one of the fastest growing IT procurement companies in Europe with global capabilities through our strategic partnerships.

Arkphire Timeline

  • 2017

    2017

    Arkphire’s turnover is €74m turnover with 83 employees. Wins Deloitte Best Managed Company Award. The company becomes Ireland’s first Apple Authorised Enterprise Reseller, Ireland’s only Dell EMC Titanium Partner, Cisco Gold Partner & HP Platinum Partner.

  • 2016

    2016

    Arkphire’s turnover is €60m & acquired leading Cisco Gold Partner, Bootstrap. Built new, best-in-class Distribution Centre & named as a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Company.

  • 2015

    2015

    Arkphire’s turnover is €20m & 0pened UK office in London

  • 2014

    2014

    Arkphire’s turnover is €20m & wins EMC Technical Partner of the Year & IT Project of the Year at the Tech Excellence Awards

  • 2013

    2013

    Arkphire’s turnover is €12m & wins EMC Innovation Partner of the Year

  • 2012

    2012

    Arkphire turnover is €6m with 26 employees

  • 2011

    2011

    Launched Arkphire, brand inspired by the Archimedean spiral – a symbol of continuous evolution

  • 2000

    2000

    Became A&O, launching IT services in Europe

  • 1990

    1990

    Formed EDS

  • 1980

    1980

    Memorex begins selling PCM in the IBM market

  • 1979

    1979

    Memorex sets up tape manufacturing plant in Ireland

  • 1961

    1961

    Memorex Telex founded in Santa Clara, California

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