The Annual Technology Ireland Industry Awards name CWSI as Technology Ireland Company of the Year 2023

November 20, 2023
  • CWSI are one of Europe’s most experienced mobile and cloud security specialists, providing flexibility, security and productivity solutions to the private and public sectors in the UK and Europe.


CWSI has been named the Digital Technology Company of the Year at the Annual Technology Ireland Industry Awards. The Annual ceremony celebrated 11 outstanding winners at a ceremony at the Mansion House Dublin this evening.

Speaking on CWSI’s success, the judges said: “CWSI has articulated a crisp comprehensive strategy, a deep understanding of the domain they operate in, a track record of both organic and acquisition led growth enabling access to international markets, all backed up by strong execution and results.”

Director of Technology Ireland, Una Fitzpatrick said: “CWSI’s achievement is a testament to their innovation, reinforcing the importance of robust digital defences in today’s dynamic landscape. Their work illuminates a path towards a secure, interconnected future, where creativity seamlessly intertwines with safeguarding our digital frontiers.

CWI’s success resonates profoundly with our national and European commitment to fortifying digital resilience and ensuring a safe and successful digital transition, painting them as a beacon of excellence in meeting the evolving needs of an interdependent society. On behalf of Technology Ireland, we are delighted to present them with this well-deserved Award.”

This year’s awards ceremony was an inspiring showcase of innovation, resilience, and vision within the industry. The winners tonight are a testament to the remarkable achievements of organisations and individuals who have consistently pushed the boundaries of technology, transforming the ways in which we live, work, and interact. This year’s winners have proven themselves as leaders in their respective categories, demonstrating exceptional dedication and creativity.

Additional winners at the black-tie event included: Klearcom, SpanishPoint Technologies, EpiSensor, Ardanis, AWS, iScoil, Fidelity Investments Ireland, AIB Technology and Immersive Software Engineering from the University of Limerick.

EY Ireland sponsors the prestigious Digital Technology Company of the Year Award. Marie Treacy, Assurance Partner with Platinum Awards sponsor EY Ireland, commented: “On behalf of EY Ireland, I want to congratulate the Digital Technology Company of the Year CWSI and all of this year's Technology Ireland Award winners. The calibre of entrants this year was truly outstanding and the mix of winners from indigenous Irish-owned firms and FDI businesses speaks to the dynamism, diversity and depth of talent in the technology sector here in Ireland. Our winners and finalists alike have shown their dedication to driving positive change, pushing the boundaries of innovation, and upholding an exceptional standard of excellence within Ireland's technology landscape, something we should all be enormously proud of.”

Lorna Martyn was named Person of the Year at the Awards Ceremony. As Ireland Regional Chair and Senior Vice President of Technology at Fidelity Investments where she leads a team of 1,900 people, Lorna is also a recognised advocate for inclusion and diversity, and most particularly, greater female representation in technology.

Una Fitzpatrick said: “Lorna epitomizes tech leadership and is a role model who is respected for her passion for technology, her courageous leadership and being an established diversity advocate within the sector. Her unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion has not only impacted the existing technological landscape, but is paving the way for the future, leaving an indelible mark.”


Full list of winners:

  • Technology Ireland Company of the Year: CWSI
  • Emerging Company of the Year: Klearcom
  • Tech4Good – Product/Service Award: iScoil
  • Outstanding Achievement in International Growth: SpanishPoint Technologies
  • Women in Tech Company Initiative of the Year: Fidelity Investments Ireland
  • Tech 4 Good – Community Award: AWS
  • Technology Innovation of the Year: EpiSensor
  • Digital Technology Services Project of the Year: Ardanis
  • Excellence in Talent Development: AIB Technology
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year: Immersive Software Engineering