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3EN Invests Over £1 Million and Doubles Holywood Headcount

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3EN Invests Over £1 Million and Doubles Holywood Headcount

3EN Invests Over £1 Million and Doubles Holywood Headcount
February 25
10:15 2020

Cloud solutions company, 3EN Cloud Ltd, is doubling its headcount with 16 new jobs at its Holywood offices in County Down as part of a £1.2 million investment, following successful growth in export markets. The company is one of the world’s leading Oracle NetSuite Enterprise Resource Management Solutions Partners, with operations across Europe and the US. Its cloud technology helps businesses to drive growth through improving efficiency with seamless integration between NetSuite and other software platforms.

Invest Northern Ireland has offered the company over £164,000 towards the creation of the new jobs; the development of its team’s skills; and two successful R&D projects.

George McKinney (pictured right), Director of Technology & Services, Invest NI, said: “We have worked with 3EN over the last number of years to support its growth, innovation and market presence. In 2015 we supported the company with an R&D investment which helped it to develop its Netgento and Dependency Checker software integration programmes. The company is now successfully securing significant export deals, following our support.

“The new jobs will help the company to continue its international market growth and will generate over £557,000 in additional annual salaries for the Northern Ireland economy.”

Recruitment has commenced, with job roles including systems architects, developers, engineers, accountants, and graduate roles across sales and marketing.

Dale Cree (pictured left), CEO, 3EN Cloud Ltd, said: “As one of the world’s leading Oracle Netsuite partners, we are proud of our reputation as a Northern Irish company that’s resolving difficult software implementation issues for businesses globally. With the support of Invest NI we have created software products to showcase in international markets, securing a wealth of export successes. Following Invest NI’s trade support we have achieved sales in Boston, along with recent contract wins with Malwarebytes, Cogs, Mile High Labs, Keywords Studios and Fitbit.

“Our team expansion will help us to grow our business, maintaining a high standard of quality for our current clients, while also continuing to increase our export sales across Europe and the US.”

Founded in Holywood, 3EN Group Ltd has additional offices in London, Dublin and Bonn, comprising of 3EN Cloud Ltd, ENCO Consulting Ltd and ENCO Deutschland GmbH.

In recognition of 3EN Cloud Ltd’s commitment to innovation, it has been awarded a Silver Level Innovator Certificate from Innovate NI.

Innovate NI is a Department for the Economy programme, helping local businesses innovate successfully. It is delivered by Invest Northern Ireland, local councils and further education colleges. For further information visit

Invest NI’s R&D support is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.

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