Business expansion
United Kingdom
Wales; East Wales;
Location of affected unit(s)
Cardiff and Newport
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

122 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 April 2014
Employment effect (start)
29 April 2014
Foreseen end date


US cyber security firm Alert Logic has announced that it is to open a European HQ in Cardiff and a UK data centre in nearby Newport creating over 120 jobs. The expansion is being backed by £1.5M Welsh Government business finance. Fifty researchers and analysts will be recruited throughout 2014 with further jobs to follow in 2015.


  • 28 April 2014: Wales Online
  • 28 April 2014: BBC


Eurofound (2014), Alert Logic, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 76993, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76993.