Blacknight Backs .ORG Sale to Ethos CapitalMost of the rhetoric coming out against the sale of the .ORG Registry to a private investment firm is not founded in fact and is based more on passion, according to Michele Neylon, founder and CEO of Blacknight, Ireland's largest domain registrar and web hosting company.
Blacknight CEO Named on Irish Top 30 List for 30 Years of the WebBusiness and Finance magazine celebrated 30 years of the Web at the annual Spiders Awards by announcing its list of Top 30 Irish Tech Disruptors. The list includes Michele Neylon, founder of Blacknight, the leading Irish-owned web host and domain registrar.
Blacknight is Growing and Hiring in the South EastLeading Irish web hosting company Blacknight has announced that it is expanding its sales and finance teams at its Carlow headquarters. The company has seen significant growth in its domains and hosting business, driven by word of mouth and online reviews.
‘Phishing’ Scammers Target Leading Irish Web ProviderIrish web hosting provider Blacknight has warned of an increase in ‘phishing’ emails attacks, targeting their customers. These are fake emails, containing links to web pages which masquerade as a legitimate website of a well known brand, with the aim of tricking people into entering personal data. Blacknight is working with other internet providers to have the fake websites removed and they have provided a checklist of warning signs for the public to be aware of.
2018 a Record Year as New .IE Domain Registrations Jump 29%Relaxed rules and aggressive pricing are driving growth, says Blacknight’s CEO, as 51,040 new .IE domain names were registered in 2018 – an average of almost 140 every day. It’s a 29% increase on 2017. .IE registrations from Britain are up 28%, possibly reflecting Brexit concerns
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 services 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. Fibre broadband services for both business and domestic users are also available throughout most of Ireland.