Archive | February, 2008

easter egg from Green and Black

Going Green For Easter

Easter will soon be upon us, so today we decided to splash out on some “goodies” for the staff in our offices – organic Easter eggs from Green and Black’s. Green and Black’s eggs come in recycled cardboard boxes and while the ingredients in the eggs may not be FairTrade the company has a good […]

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Issues With Server Balin

We are currently experiencing issues with the server known as “Balin”. Our technical team are working on a fix and we will update you as soon as possible Update: the server has been rebooted. Mail and most other services have been restored. Web traffic is currently disabled Update 2 – Web traffic is now enabled.

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fairtrade fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Fair Trade Fortnight which promotes the use of fairtrade products. According to FairTrade‘s press office consumers are switching over more and more with global sales up by 40% and Irish sales up by a massive 75%. Here at Blacknight we’ve been using FairTrade coffee for the last couple of months. […]

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Clueless Electricians

This is most of the equipment that was damaged or destroyed the other day. It might not look like much, but the plantronics headsets are far from cheap and 8 of them were burnt out! We’re currently waiting for some guy from an insurance company to come out and tell us what we already know […]

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Video thumbnail for youtube video Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously

Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

I’d like to think that we don’t take ourselves too seriously. Sure – hosting is a serious business, but there’s nothing wrong with having a bit of a laugh from time to time – even if its from a competitor! One of our competitors posted a link to a YouTube video today that was quite […]

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Payment Processing Issues

We’re currently experiencing an issue connecting us to Realex payments. As a result we’re unable to process credit, debit card payments. Realex are aware of their issue and are working to resolve it. We’ll get a call back once it has been resolved and I’ll post an update here. Update: 12:14pm It seems realex have […]

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