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Blacknight ag cur na Gaeilge i Lár an Aonaigh

Coicíos ó shin d’fhoilsíomar físeán fógraíochta i nGaeilge, an chéad uair a bhain Blacknight úsáid as an nGaeilge in ár gcuid fógraíochta. Inniu, táimíd ag cur trí chinn eile leis, mar phoiblíocht don éagsúlacht táirgí atá againn maidir le ainmneacha fearann, leis na h-iarmhíreanna .com, .net, .biz agus .co. Foilseofar físeán eile i gcomhair .me […]

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Warning: This Video contains Acronyms and Technical Specs

… and we make no apology for that! We’ve published a lot of media this week relating to the launch of Blacknight’s new data centre, but one item has attracted a good deal of attention from the hard core technologists.  Originally posted on Technology.ie, this video stars CTO Paul Kelly as he takes us on […]

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Data assortment Ireland letter

Beware Data Assortment Ireland

Another year, another misleading direct mail. I’m tempted to call this a scam, but I’ll call it “misleading” for now and you can make up your mind. “Data Assortment Ireland” have been sending out very professional looking letters to Irish businesses. Here’s what the letter looks like: With a name like “Data Assortment Ireland” you […]

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Adopt Social and Win Sales

Social media. It’s probably one of the biggest buzzwords of the last few years. We believe in “social”. It works. Engaging with customers, both existing and prospective, can and will help your business, as long as you are genuine. Being able to incorporate social media into our customer support centre was one of the reasons […]

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Helping Startups Party Like It’s 1999

In the run-up to Christmas most of us go to parties and gatherings of some kind. We had our company Christmas party last Friday night (we even closed the office early!) and this year there were about 50 people present. But when you’re a small startup with only one or two staff getting that Christmas […]

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Getting Fruity

Over the past few months we’ve been making changes and improvements to our offices here in Blacknight. Our staff are now able to eat a decent lunch in our canteen and if they choose to be unhealthy there’s a vending machine available too. But one of the things that was missing was fresh fruit. It […]

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Web Awards 2013 Best Website of a Startup Finalists

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Web Awards Best Website of a Startup this year. Yesterday afternoon the finalists were announced and they hail from a broad range of businesses: parkya.com examtime.com funkedupfixies.com kitmanlabs.com vbot.tv uswitch.ie sexsiopa.com woop.ie cuckoo.ie Best of luck to all of them! We’ll be at the event on the night […]

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Hosting In a Global Village

Blacknight is a 100% Irish owned company. It’s something I’m personally very proud of. However we don’t operate solely in the Irish market. We have client in over 100 countries and while most of them might be able to communicate with us and our staff in English, it’s not always a given. Operating from a […]

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