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Archive | April, 2008
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 […]
For the last few months we have been regular advertisers in a number of UK magazines including Linux Format. Print advertising is an interesting “game”. You can spend a fortune and reap no return or spend very little and see your sales jump over night. For the first few months of our advertising “run” in […]
If you’d like to be in with a chance of getting a year’s VPS hosting for free, check out the Web 2.0 Ireland blog. They’ve recently redone their site’s design, so they’re running a logo competition.
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 […]
Today is a historical day for the IE namespace, as it has finally breached the one hundred thousand domain barrier. The graph below shows growth over time It will be interesting to see how long it takes for the namespace to double again in size. Compared to some of our EU neighbours 100 thousand domains […]
In order to preserve our sanity I’ve modified the settings here so that comments will automatically close after 120 days. So any entry that is 4 months or older will no longer be open for comments. Since quite a few of the posts on here are time sensitive eg. special offers it makes sense. It […]
At times I feel like I’m a broken record. I keep finding myself saying the same thing to people, possibly using different words or turns of phrase, but the message is essentially the same. If you register a domain name and pay for it you have certain rights. Of course you also have certain obligations, […]
Paul, our overworked and under appreciated CTO (who also happens to be my business partner) has been beavering away on enabling more cool stuff for the VPS hosting solutions. One of the most requested features over the past few days has been support for more linux distributions. Since there are a LOT of linux distributions […]
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 […]
We have finally launched the first set of new products and services that we’ve been working on for months. As of last night Blacknight VPS hosting is open for business. The new VPS hosting is the perfect solution for people who want to run custom setups without incurring the costs of dedicated hardware. For example […]
We informed you some time ago of an upcoming upgrade to our billing / control panel system. You will probably receive an email from us later today regarding our billing system. The text of the email is below: Dear XXX As you may know we are currently deploying a new billing and control panel system. […]