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Blacknight is Hiring!

It’s Summer! We’re Hiring!

It’s summer, and Blacknight is hiring! Once again we’re looking for people to join our team, in sales, software development, marketing and customer service. We’ve been busy developing and enhancing our products and services, and there are lots of interesting challenges ahead for talented people to get their teeth into. We’ve also put a lot of work into […]

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Off To Arizona For WHD USA

Gianni and I will be at WHD.usa in Phoenix, Arizona over the next few days. It’s a good opportunity for us to meet with both existing and potential vendors. Why does this matter? It’s key to us to have a good relationship with our vendors so that we’re able to offer our clients the kind […]

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Want To Meet Us? Here’s Where We’ll Be

Our team is always on the go, so if you’d like to meet up with us to discuss hosting, domains, cloud services or anything else that might be of relevance to small business we’d love to meet you! Over the next few months we’ll be attending a number of key events: Blacknight SME Awards, Cork […]

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Achievement Unlocked! Blacknight Now ISO Certified

One of the things we have always taken seriously is our customers’ security and privacy. Neither are particularly “sexy” or “exciting” topics, but they’re vital. They’ve always been important, but over the past couple of years more and more of the mainstream media are talking about security and privacy – and rightly so. As you […]

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Serious About Cloud? Let Your Domain Choice Show It!

These days most online services probably include some mention of “cloud”. You could spend hours talking about what the cloud is or isn’t, but no matter what you do ignoring it would be rather silly. If you’re doing business in the cloud, or want to market your product or service that’s cloud based then there’s […]

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Throw Yourself A Life Buoy with SiteBackup

Give Yourself A Lifeline With SiteBackup

Technology is a wonderful thing when it works. But unfortunately, no matter what you do things will go wrong from time to time. People delete files they shouldn’t, website updates go wrong. Basically Murphy’s Law is alive and well in the 21st century and if you don’t have proper backups of your website’s data, settings […]

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2015 A Quick Review

It’s the end of the year. While we’re all focussing on the Christmas holiday break and making plans for next year – 2016 – it’s a good time to step back for a moment and do a quick roundup of the year that’s gone by. 2015 has been a very busy year for us… We’ve […]

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Yesterday’s Network & DNS Outage

Normally we don’t write about service issues on this site. We have a specific site we reserve solely for that. Yesterday, however, we had a major network and DNS outage that impacted a very large number of our customers. Our teams worked as quickly as they could to both respond to queries from our customers as […]

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Introducing Office 365 Services

Today we’re making another product / service launch announcement. We’re delighted to be able to offer our clients Office 365 services directly. So you’ll now be able to go “a la carte” and mix Office 365 (and other Microsoft cloud services) with our domains and hosting. You can read the full press release here. The […]

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Blacknight.tech Is Now Live!

I’ve always been a strong believer that we should “eat our own dogfood”. If we’re going to sell a service to our customers then we should try and use it ourselves. Sure, not all services we sell to our customers are going to be appropriate for our own use, but when it comes to things […]

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