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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Blacknight Blog Expands

As you may have noticed there are now not one but two of us posting to the Blacknight blog. Paul started posting to our official blog yesterday and we may be adding a couple of more of our staff to it over the coming weeks. If there are any topics you’d like us to cover […]

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We’re going to IPv6 the Irish Internet!

Ok not all of it, but the bit that we currently run. But we want to get as many websites on our IPv6 platform before the end of 2008. This announcement/invitation is to all of our customers and potential customers. Our plan: 1) To get 90% of our customer base onto IPv6 before the end […]

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Scheduled Network Maintenance Monday 12th of November

When: Monday 12th of November @ 22:00 What: Migration of CAR’s and Firewalls into a single vlan We’re moving the Customer Access Routers and firewalls into a single vlan so as traffic exchanged between the firewalled and unfirewalled network segments doesn’t need to go into the distribution layer of our network and hence is switched […]

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ICANN Los Angeles Aftermath

I just got back from the ICANN meeting in Los Angeles, California. As happens with those kind of events you spend about a week soaking up information. There are a lot of people in the internet industry globally and some of them are doing very interesting and exciting things. I’ll be posting about some of […]

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