US-based Park Place Technologies, a global data centre and networking optimisation company, has opened a new support and operations centre in Cork, Ireland, to serve its European and global customer base. Spanning 2,276m2, the new facility will accommodate the company’s growth and allow for employee expansion.

The company, which opened its first office in Cork in 2018, plans to hire highly skilled engineering and technology staff at the new site. These new roles will include support centre representatives, advanced engineering technical support and buyer planners.

In a press release, chief executive officer Chris Adams commented: “As Park Place gains more experience in nearly every region of the globe, it is clear to us that Ireland is a special strategic partner; and the people and business community of County Cork are truly world class in their collaboration, tech skills and vision for the future. We offer tremendous gratitude to IDA Ireland, which has offered insight, guidance and access to resources that have been invaluable to our investment.”

Park Place Technologies is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. It currently employs more than 2,200 people and operates various offices worldwide, including branches in Canada, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and the UK.