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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


    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


    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


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

  • 2014


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

  • 2013


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

  • 2012


    Arkphire turnover is €6m with 26 employees

  • 2011


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

  • 2000


    Became A&O, launching IT services in Europe

  • 1990


    Formed EDS

  • 1980


    Memorex begins selling PCM in the IBM market

  • 1979


    Memorex sets up tape manufacturing plant in Ireland

  • 1961


    Memorex Telex founded in Santa Clara, California

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