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DNS Magic Behind the Scenes

DNS. It’s not exciting or particularly interesting for most businesses. Yet you all use the DNS every single day when you browse the internet, send emails or use apps on your mobile phone or tablet. DNS is the internet’s address book system and when it’s working you shouldn’t care about it, but if there’s a […]

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Warning: This Video contains Acronyms and Technical Specs

… and we make no apology for that! We’ve published a lot of media this week relating to the launch of Blacknight’s new data centre, but one item has attracted a good deal of attention from the hard core technologists.  Originally posted on Technology.ie, this video stars CTO Paul Kelly as he takes us on […]

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Blacknight Technical Blog Now Live

If you want to know about any service affecting maintenance, technical updates or anything else of a technical nature, we recommend that you check out our new Technical Blog. The site is hosted outside our core network (we don’t even use our own nameservers just to be 100% safe!) and is part of our backup […]

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Blacknight On WebmasterRadio.fm

Journalists call from time to time asking me to talk about various internet related topics. Most of the time the publications or shows are “general interest”, so you can only talk about very general things. Last night, however, was quite different, as I was one of the guests on “Domain Masters” which is broadcast and […]

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INEX connectivity Upgrade

When: INEX LAN#1 connection being upgraded @ 23:00 on Monday 10th of March. What: We currently have 2 x 100M connections to INEX. Our LAN#1 connection carriers a lot of our INEX traffic and as such we’re upgrading it to 1000M to prevent it being a bottle neck for traffic originated in Ireland. This is […]

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