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#loveSMEs? Nominate yours for the Blacknight SME Awards by Valentine’s Day

The Blacknight SME Awards is our annual celebration of the diversity, tenacity and brilliance of Ireland’s SMEs. We #loveSMEs – ’cause we’re part of the SME community, and we know what it takes to build a business. We #loveSMEs ’cause many of them are our customers, and because we know they’re the hardworking heroes who drive the economy. […]

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Extending Outlook With Office 365 Add-ins

I’ve always been a firm believer in “eating our own dog food”, so shortly after we launched Office 365 I switched one of my personal domain’s email over to it. While Microsoft traditionally was focussed on Windows software only, in recent years their support for Mac users has improved dramatically and the Outlook app on […]

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Special Offer on dot-Christmas and dot-Link Domains ’til December 26!

‘Tis the season to buy domain names, and you can do that right through the holidays for most domain registries. What’s more, we’ve got a special promotion on dot-CHRISTMAS and dot-LINK, both available for just €5.99 ex VAT until December 26! .CHRISTMAS is the ultimate ‘seasonal’ domain – and it’s the gift that keeps giving year […]

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Irish Shoppers Flocking To Paying By Contactless And Mobile

Irish shoppers, like those across Europe, are flocking to new payment options using contactless credit cards and mobile payments in ever increasing numbers, forgoing cash for speed and convenience. Over three-quarters (78%) of Irish shoppers are using mobile payment options such as a smartphone, tablet or wearable device when shopping, the eighth highest use in […]

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Watch It Again: Blacknight/Microsoft Webinar on Office 365

Last Thursday we held a live webinar in association with Microsoft Ireland, titled: ‘Office 365 & Security in The Cloud’. If you missed it, it’s now available here as a recorded video. The webinar includes a practical demonstration by Microsoft’s Jonathan Eustace of the Office 365 product suite, including key features of Outlook email with integrated […]

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IEDR Christmas Closure

IEDR have informed us that they will be closed from December 23rd 2016 until January 3rd 2017. During this period no new .ie domain name registrations, registrant changes, or other administrative changes will be possible. Nameserver updates will be possible during this period. We would recommend clients to ensure that they get all documents and requests […]

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An Unconference in the West Takes a Glimpse of the Future at #cong16

Cong village was once again invaded for the weekend by a diverse collection of consultants, teachers, academics, politicians, entrepreneurs, business owners, farmers, physiotherapists and psychologists who gathered to discuss the future at Congregation #cong16. In the run up to the event all the participants produced a 600 blog submission which they presented on the day. […]

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Office 365: A Podcast with Jonathan Eustace of Microsoft Ireland [Audio]

On Thursday next, 8 December, Blacknight and Microsoft Ireland will co-host a free webinar titled ‘Office 365 and Security in the Cloud’. I’ll be co-presenting it, together with Jonathan Eustace, SMB Cloud Lead with Microsoft Ireland, and this morning we recorded a podcast together in preparation for the event. Click below to play the podcast, or download it here: […]

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