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CES 2017

The International CES (Consumer Electronics Show®) is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.

It’s where business gets done: on the show floor, in and around our conference program, in impromptu connections and in planned meetings and special events.

Our CEO, Michele Neylon will be attending the event.

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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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Jonathan Eustace, SMB Cloud Lead, Microsoft

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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Free Blacknight Website Workshop at IndieCork

As sponsors at this years IndieCork Film Festival, we’re giving a free website workshop at the Blacknight Festival Centre on Saturday at 2pm, titled: Building your Reputation Online – A Practical Guide. A workshop that will demonstrate how creative practitioners can look at making your own website, with a minimum of cost, and maximum of impact. Social networks […]

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Boost Your Business & Get 25% Off Tickets to Ireland’s Internet Day 2016

Ireland’s Internet Day is an initiative of the IE Domain Registry, aimed at encouraging online business in Ireland. As the website explains: The internet is evolving at a startling speed and creating some of the biggest businesses and wealthiest people in history. Internet technologies like e-commerce have the power to massively increase the presence of […]

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Ransomware encrypts a users data in order to extort a ransom in return for the encryption key.

Be Aware of Ransomware

There’s been a worrying increase in incidences of so-called ransomware attacks. Typically these involve a trojan, delivered as an email attachment which, when opened, encrypts the user’s files so that they are inaccessible before displaying a ransom note, demanding sums ranging from hundreds to several thousand euros in return for the encryption key. In an age where data is power, […]

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SMEs – Don’t you just love ’em!

Our video booth at The Blacknight SME Awards was huge fun. We’ve already shared our conversations with the winners in the retail categories; now all the winners videos are online – all captured in the minutes after they came off stage, clutching their trophies. But while there could be only one winner of each category, the real […]

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Two-Letter IE Domains are a Premium Opportunity at a Regular Price

We had a busy weekend as sponsors of the Blacknight SME Awards in Cork. It also gave us an opportunity to use our new two-letter IE domain, bk.ie, in a newspaper advertisement in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post. One and two-letter IE domains only recently became available due to a policy change at the IE Domain Registry (IEDR). The ‘landrush’ phase for those domains […]

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Winners of the Blacknight SME Awards 2016. Photo Credit: Ryan Whalley.

Feeling the Love at the Blacknight SME Awards!

We had a great time last night at the Blacknight SME Awards in Cork, in the company of over 200 like-minded, hardworking, talented and beautiful Irish SMEs! 15 awards were presented – plus the Grand Prix which went to Brú Brewery from Trim County Meath! It’s their latest award, after scooping gold, silver and bronze medals […]

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