The last few weeks have seen a lot of activity chez Blacknight, so we may have forgotten to tell you all about some of our new additions, such as our latest special offer We’re currently running a special offer on Windows server 2003 based hosting Up until now we’ve been offering Linux hosting and Windows […]
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As of Friday last, April 7th 2006, the .eu domain, which is intended to be the domain name for Europe has been open to everyone resident in the European Union. To date there have been nearly 1.5 million domains actively registered. Whether the rate of registrations will continue at the current rate remains to be […]
Tom’s interview with Technorati’s David Sifry is now available online. You can either download the mp3 sound file or use software, such as iPodder to subscribe to the RSS feed.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new podcasting channel on ENN in association with PodLeaders. Tom Raftery, who has built up a reputation as one of Ireland’s foremost podcasters, has been running a series of high profile interviews on podleaders.com for the last few months. Past interviewees have included Vint Cerf, Marc […]
We’ve updated some of the banners we use for our online marketing and since I think they are so nice I thought I’d share them here: What do you think?
We have just migrated our speed test site to our new network which peers at INEX, the Irish Internet Neutral Exchange. The site allows Irish internet users check their download, upload and roundtrip speeds for free, while also allowing them to track up to ten previous tests. The new connectivity means that the site is […]
We have received a number of calls this week related to a new domain scam. While most domain scams are related to .com domains, this recent one is targetting owners of IE domains only. The caller, who identifies himself as “Steve” and gave a Dublin number, claims to be from the IEDR or possibly “the […]
Throughout the year the Irish Internet Association is organising a series of events covering a range of topics related to the internet industry. On 12 April they are organising a half-day event covering blogging and podcasting. Brian Greene from Doop will be giving a talk on podcasting, while I will be giving one on blogging. […]
Today is a national holiday in Ireland and we would like to wish all our clients and suppliers a very happy and peaceful day. Needless to say our support desk will still be manned throughout the festivities, although our office will be closed
The Irish Internet Association, of which we are members, is organising a series of debates this year. The first debate is on the motion:The Internet is Crap and will not survive ! Needless to say I’ll be opposing the motion as will my team mates. Full details of the event are on the IIA site […]
What’s the difference between windows hosting and linux hosting? Why should you choose linux instead of windows?
The aftermarket in domain names is a fascinating business where thousands of euro change hands on a daily basis. With IE domains dealing is practically forbidden, but there’s nothing to stop you from registering a “previously owned” domain name. We wanted to make it easy for our clients to find expired IE domains, so we […]