Christmas Comes Early with Free Domain Names for Irish BusinessesBlacknight, Ireland’s leading domain name registrar and web hosting company, is offering Irish businesses a year’s free .IE or .COM domain registration, when bundled with new website hosting packages from the Carlow-based company. The pre-Christmas promotion is aimed at highlighting the benefits of a domain name for businesses. Research shows that 64% of Irish consumers have “little to no trust” in businesses which rely on free email addresses like Gmail or Eircom. “Not having your own domain...
Dot IE Policy Change has Clear Benefits says Blacknight CEOA change in the rules for .IE domain names will encourage the development of the Irish internet, says Michele Neylon, CEO of Ireland’s leading domain name registrar, Blacknight. Applicants will still have to prove a connection with Ireland, but it's proposed to do away with the requirement to show a valid reason for registering the domain. The 'claim-to-the-name', as it is called is costly, irksome and superfluous, explains Neylon. It is unnecessary because applicants are already validated by...
Blacknight to Sponsor the IndieCork Film Festival CentreWeb hosting company Blacknight has renewed its sponsorship of the Blacknight Festival Centre at the IndieCork festival of independent film and music, to be held in Cork in October. The Blacknight Festival Centre will be in The Village Hall on St Patrick's Quay. It will be a networking space for festival delegates and guests, and a venue for talks, workshops, music performances and some screenings. The centre has brought "a new dimension to IndieCork".
Blacknight Sponsors TBEX Europe Travel Bloggers' Conference in Killarney, IrelandOver 600 delegates from up to 50 countries will attend TBEX, the travel bloggers' conference in Killarney, Ireland in October. Ireland's leading hosting and domain names company Blacknight is among the sponsors. TBEX Europe connects bloggers, travel writers and new media creators with travel brands, PR firms and tourism promoters from all over the world. “Ireland leads the world in both technology and tourism, and it’s no surprise that our beautiful country looks irresistible online”, says Bl...
Blacknight Sponsors Dot IE Net Visionary Awards, Celebrating Irish InventivenessBlacknight, Ireland’s leading web hosting and domains company, will sponsor the Best Web Development Agency Award at the 19th Annual Dot IE Net Visionary Awards, on Friday 15th September 2017. Blacknight CEO, Michele Neylon says Irish businesses are second to none, and the Awards celebrate that. "Our country’s relative size and openness to international markets forces us to be resourceful and inventive, and the Internet rewards those kinds of qualities".
Blacknight Sponsors Open Air Screening of Dirty Dancing at Carlow Arts FestivalFans of the film ‘Dirty Dancing’ can enjoy a unique opportunity for a nostalgic night out at Carlow Arts Festival on Friday 9 June, when the 1980s favourite gets a special open air screening in the grounds of Carlow College. The event has been sponsored by Ireland's leading web hosting and domain names company, Blacknight, which is based in Carlow.
Blacknight Announces .BLOG Domain Names are Now on Sale!Irish domain registrar Blacknight is one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the new dot-BLOG top level domain. CEO Michele Neylon is a veteran blogger; he says corporate blogging has been a cornerstone of the company’s communications from the very beginning. The company encourages staff to blog and believes that "blogging broadens the mind". The new .BLOG namespace adds new opportunities for creatively named websites that declare their purpose in the name.
Blacknight CEO joins International Policy Body as US Government Completes Internet TransitionMichele Neylon, CEO of Ireland's largest domain registrar and web host, Blacknight, has been elected to the Generic Names Supporting Organisation Council of ICANN, the international organisation which coordinates the Internet’s naming systems. In October, ICANN completed the transition of responsibility for internet addressing, from the US government to an international community of stakeholders. ICANN's GNSO Council develops policy for generic domain names, such as .COM and .BLOG.
Blacknight (http://www.blacknight.com/) are an Irish based, ICANN accredited domain registrar and hosting company. Recipients of several awards for their revolutionary use of social media, Blacknight are one of Europe’s most cutting edge Internet companies. Blacknight constantly seek to lead the way by introducing innovative solutions for its client base and provide dedicated servers and co-location as well as a comprehensive range of Microsoft Windows and Linux based hosting plans and domain name registration services to business globally. IP transit services and other solutions for more demanding business and academic customers are offered a la carte.