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Welcome to the Blacknight Cloud

No Fluff Cloud Hosting Is Here

Over the last few months our technical team have been working on a number of new services. The first one to “go live” is our new cloud hosting solution – which is aimed at replacing our existing VPS services. We’ve never been into “buzzwords” and we don’t like “jumping on bandwagons”, so we’ve taken our […]

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Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Now Available On VPS

We are now offering Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) on our Linux VPS servers. Ubuntu 10.04 is an LTS (long term support) release, which means that there will be security updates made available for a longer period of time than you would get with a non-LTS version. You can read more about how Ubuntu handles release […]

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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS now supported on VPS

Today I can officially announce our support for the latest Ubuntu distro (8.04). This will provide our customers with a platform to develop applications on a platform with the latest and greatest versions of many commonly used apps like php, apache, mysql etc. You can sign up for Ubuntu 8.04 based virtual private servers over […]

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Chilled Ubuntu

I never thought I’d be putting Ubuntu in the office fridge, but that’s exactly what I’ve done today. Ubuntu cola is a fair trade certified cola drink and it has a cool name, so we got a case of it for the office. Working for us may not be be healthy (you sit at a […]

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Ubuntu, Fedora Core and OpenSuse VPS now available

We’ve been getting tonnes of feedback from customers over the past couple of weeks since our VPS product launch. As Michele has posted previously we’ve had lots of requests for other distros. Mostly our issues with these is cramming them all onto the website. We’re building an app behind the scenes to make it easier […]

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Teaching A Dog New Tricks

I’ve never really liked that old adage of “teaching a dog new tricks”. I firmly believe that you have to learn to adapt and grow. Launching a new product or service is a learning process. I could shove in another saying there about mice and men, but that might be overkill. Earlier this week we […]

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