We’re happy to be sponsoring the .net Magazine Awards 2007. The awards, which have 16 categories, have been running for several years and attract quite a bit of interest internationally. We had a choice to make when it came to the sponsorship and it wasn’t an easy one. Which category did we want to be […]
Archive | August, 2007
The scheduled network maintenance tonight proceeded as planned and has now been completed. All systems should be fully operational, however if anyone has any issues please let us know ASAP. One of our network engineers has been onsite for the last few hours conducting the upgrades, reboots and checks.
The IE Domain Registry will be conducting maintenance on their systems on the mornings of Tuesday September 4th and Wednesday September 5th 2007. From 6 am to 9 am no orders for new IE domains will be processed.
Our accounts department will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week, as one of our staff, Leona, is tying the proverbial knot. Since most of the office is invited to the wedding on Thursday we’ll be closing accounts on Thursday and Friday. (Yes if you want to pay us we’ll be able to manage […]
If you are a mobile user then you might be interested in adding the Blacknight widset to your account. It’s a nice little alternative to using an RSS reader to get the latest news, tips and rants from team Blacknight! More info on the Widsets site
Over the next few weeks and months we’ll be rebranding slightly. It’s not going to be one of those “huge” rebranding exercises where we change the company name, fire all the staff and move our offices to Los Angeles or anything crazy like that. We’ll simply start using a couple of the domains that we […]
Our team of networking engineers like to keep our network running smoothly and I am happy to say that they do a very good job of it overall. Of course this means that from time to time they have to upgrade and patch things. So between 27th and 28th of August we will be doing […]
As we are active members of Nominet, the .uk registry, we often have to modify, renew etc., domains on our account. While it might be possible for each and every member of our staff to become intimate with the specific commands necessary to interface with the registry’s systems it would be a bit unrealistic. Our […]
BarCamp Galway takes place on 22nd September and we’re delighted to be sponsors. We may even get to send someone to attend the event! Though I won’t confirm that just yet, as it seems to curse any chance of it happening if I do! In any case you can find out more on the event’s […]
Centralnic have announced that they will be conducting maintenance on their systems this weekend. Most services related to centralnic’s order systems etc., will not be available DNS, which is the most visible thing, will not be affected
Over the next couple of months a new domain extension will go live – dot asia (.asia) which is aimed at representing the businesses and people of the Asia Pacific region. We’ll be providing information on the registration requirements over the next few days as well as pricing and timelines. Why would you want to […]
Nominations are now open for the Irish Internet Association’s annual awards – the Net Visionaries. The timeline and details are available on their site. We were involved with the awards for the last couple of years and I would consider it to be the only true internet award in Ireland at present as it is […]