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June Bank Holiday Office Hours

Monday 5 June 2017 is a public holiday in Ireland, the June Bank Holiday, or ‘Whit Weekend’. Support will be available by email and live chat from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday. Telephone service will be provided for support, accounts and sales from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The usual on-call support will be available to […]

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Why Office 365 Software as a Service (SaaS) Makes Sense for SMEs

Upgrade inertia is an old story when it comes to computers. Not just individuals, but organisations too are resistant to change. “Will this new system work with my existing business process?” “Why do we have to change anyway?” “Testing this will cost money and time!” “It ain’t broke – don’t fix it!” But with technology, as with everything, […]

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Blacknight Sponsors Cork Lifelong Learning Festival

Once again, Blacknight is sponsoring Cork Lifelong Learning Festival which is running all this week, with more than 600 free events held across the city. They include workshops & talks, tours & walks, visits to factories, training centres, boat trips, exhibitions, performances, outdoor & indoor activities. Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival promotes and celebrates learning of all kinds […]

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Dot-LONDON Domain Names: An Unbelievable Deal at €7.99!

“Oh Mary, this London’s a wonderful sight With the people all working by day and by night” – Percy French London: capital city; financial centre; tourist destination; conference location; celebrity haunt; travel and commerce hub; a mecca for culture and art. Now it’s a domain extension as well! Launched in 2015, dot-LONDON is a Geo-TLD (a Geographical Top-Level Domain, […]

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Trading Online Vouchers Offer Expertise as Well as Cash [Video]

Blacknight went to Cork earlier this month, to take part in the South Cork Local Enterprise Office Information Day about the Trading Online Vouchers (TOV) scheme. These vouchers are available to SMEs from Local Enterprises Offices (LEOs) all over Ireland, providing matched funding up to €2500 to help companies to trade online. But as Dr Stephen […]

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St Patrick’s Day 2017 Opening Hours

  Friday 17 March 2017 is St Patrick’s Day, and a public holiday in Ireland. Our offices will be closed; however a limited sales and helpdesk service will be available, with live chat and telephone service from 12pm to 4pm. The usual out-of-hours support will be available to colocation and dedicated server customers. Normal office hours […]

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Building Trust: What Your Web and Email Addresses Say About You

Last week we wrote about ‘trust signals’ – and outlined some steps we had taken to enhance the trust in our own online presence, using Digital Certificates and Twitter verification. But for many businesses there’s something even simpler they can do first to improve their online credibility: get a domain name and use it! New research by the IE […]

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