About us

Located in the heart of International Financial Services Centre in Dublin, the Cloud Competency Centre at National College of Ireland (NCI) is setting the standards in excellence for teaching and research in cloud computing.

Aimed to support Irish industry taking a lead in the global cloud computing space, the centre provides teaching, research and entrepreneurship skills through a mutually beneficial collaboration of experts from industry and academia.


Establish NCI as an internationally recognised leader in cloud computing to meet current and future educational and innovation needs of organisations and individuals.


Advance knowledge and educate scholars and practitioners in Cloud Computing to serve Ireland and the world in the 21st century.


The Cloud Competency Centre is fully staffed through the School of Computing and headed by Dr Horacio González-Vélez. The technical arrangements are overseen by Robert Duncan, an accomplished senior cloud technologist at NCI.

Meet the CCC Team
Meet the staff who help to deliver upon the goals and vision of the Cloud Competency Centre at NCI.