As mentioned previously we are co-sponsors of the Irish Internet Association Conference on 25th May. What I didn’t mention was that I’ll also be involved in one of the afternoon sessions on domain issues. Conor McGuire from the IEDR and myself will be sharing our expertise and answering people’s questions on domains of all shapes […]
As co-sponsors of the Irish Internet Association’s annual conference, which is to be held this year in the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Killiney on May 25th, we’re looking forward to seeing some of you on the day. This year’s lineup includes speakers from some of the most important online companies, not only in Ireland, but globally! […]
Whether you are using Windows, Apple or some flavour of linux on your desktop, wouldn’t a nice background image / wallpaper brighten things up? Alan in Spoiltchild design came up with what we think is a nice attractive desktop image for us to use and give away. We’ve made three versions available: 800 x 600 […]
I’ll be giving a talk on Open Source software in business at the ICT Expo next Friday, 5th May, 2006 in the RDS. The talk is part of a series being organised by Open Ireland in collaboration with ILUG that will run over the course of the two day event. The talk is officially entitled: […]
This weekend is a long weekend for Easter, so our offices will be closing until Tuesday morning. If you have any support queries over the weekend please use our helpdesk – firstname.lastname@example.org and have a good weekend!
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 […]
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 […]