Emergency Switch replacement

When: 21st Nov 2007 @ 22:00 We require a 2 hour maintenance window to replace a switch we think may be faulty (after the outage at 8:40am on 20th of November 2007). We’ll rack and config the switch and hope to start moving customers at 22:00 hours. We expect around 2-5 minutes per customer for […]

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Scheduled Maintenance: Blacknight Support

What: Blacknight Support When: Thursday, 22nd November, between 18:00 and 21:00 What Will Be Affected: Online support via the support website and email will be down for the duration of the upgrade. All email to Blacknight staff and other Blacknight addresses will be delayed. Kayako, the system we use for support, has had extra features […]

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Network Outage – Nov 20th 2007

Summary At 08:40:03.514 am this morning access switch 15 in a customer cabinet on the first floor detected a loopback on both of its GigE connections and both switch ports were set to err-disable. Our syslog servers never got this information so we assumed the switch had physically failed. Time Line: 08:40 alerts received by […]

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Peering with Amazon Europe

We’ve always been one of the first companies to peer with new members of the INEX. Last week Nick Hilliard from INEX announced to the peering community that Amazon were connected and ready to start peering with other members. Today we’ve added Amazon Europe on LAN#1 on the INEX. All Amazon services that are hosted […]

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Galway LUG InstallFest

If you’re in the Galway region then you might be interested in the Linux InstallFest on Saturday 17th November: Galway LUG is organising a multi-distro installfest from 1000-1200 on Saturday 17th of November, in the DERI building (opposite the Westwood Hotel), Newcastle Road, Galway[1]. We will have people available to help with Ubuntu, Debian, Mandriva […]

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Wireless Ireland Conference November 13th 2007

Carrying the title and theme “Mobile Broadband – Mobile Content, The Next Wave” the 2007 Wireless Ireland Conference is being held on November 13th 2007 in Dublin’s Irish Management Institute The lineup of speakers for this year’s conference includes a healthy mix of Irish and international players: John Strand, CEO, http://www.strandconsult.dk (Strand Consult) Jan Hoffman, […]

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