An American company that delivers data protection services has created 94 new technology jobs in Belfast in an investment of more than £6m.
Proofpoint, Inc. said its Belfast base would serve as an operations and support hub for customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Invest NI has offered more than £600,000 of support for the new jobs.
The announcement has been welcomed by Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster. “Proofpoint recognised the benefits of establishing a European centre here, including the availability of high quality technical and sales staff, as well as the high-speed telecoms links between Northern Ireland, North America and Europe,” she said.
The company’s chief executive, Gary Steele, said a Belfast expansion was chosen with the aim of broadening distribution and support networks.
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