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==ICANN==
 
==ICANN==
 
In January, 2010, [[ICANN]] authorized the transfer of a bulk transfer of [[Hosting365 Inc.]]’s [[gTLD]] domains to Blacknight. This action was undertaken due to a compliance issue that resulted in [[ICANN]]'s de-accreditation of registrar [[Hosting365 Inc.]]<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-15jan10-en.htm ICANN Announcements]</ref> [[ICANN]] explains its decision and the procedures undertaken [http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-15jan10-en.htm here]
 
In January, 2010, [[ICANN]] authorized the transfer of a bulk transfer of [[Hosting365 Inc.]]’s [[gTLD]] domains to Blacknight. This action was undertaken due to a compliance issue that resulted in [[ICANN]]'s de-accreditation of registrar [[Hosting365 Inc.]]<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-15jan10-en.htm ICANN Announcements]</ref> [[ICANN]] explains its decision and the procedures undertaken [http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-15jan10-en.htm here]
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==Awards==
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The company's online marketing and use of social media has led to them being nominated for several awards in Ireland.
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*'''2012''' Social Media Awards - Best Blog of a Business <ref>[http://sociable.co/social-media/winners-of-the-2012-social-media-awards-announced/]</ref>
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*'''2011''' Social Media Awards - Best Business Twitter Account – Marketing and Sales <ref>[http://socialmediaawards.com/2011/05/2011-bord-gais-energy-social-media-awards-winners/]</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 18:50, 19 August 2012

Blackknight Logo.png
Type: Privately Held
Industry: Internet, Registrar, Host
Founded: 2002
Founder(s): Michele Neylon
Headquarters: Barrowside Business Park
Sleaty Road, Graigcullen
Carlow
Country: Ireland
Employees: 11-50
Website: blacknight.com
Blog: blacknight
Facebook: blacknight
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png@blacknight
Key People
Michele Neylon, Founder, CEO

Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd. is a 100% Irish owned company which serves the hosting and co-location needs of business, both large and small;[1] it is also the country's largest registrar and the only one that is accredited by ICANN.[2] Blacknight hosts over 100,000 domains on its servers; which are based with the Data Electronics Group and Interxion, both in Dublin.[3]

The company is a member of the IIA, ISPAI, INEX, RIPE, AFNIC and Nominet; and is also Hosting Solutions competent as a Microsoft Certified Partner.[4]

ICANN

In January, 2010, ICANN authorized the transfer of a bulk transfer of Hosting365 Inc.’s gTLD domains to Blacknight. This action was undertaken due to a compliance issue that resulted in ICANN's de-accreditation of registrar Hosting365 Inc.[5] ICANN explains its decision and the procedures undertaken here

Awards

The company's online marketing and use of social media has led to them being nominated for several awards in Ireland.

  • 2012 Social Media Awards - Best Blog of a Business [6]
  • 2011 Social Media Awards - Best Business Twitter Account – Marketing and Sales [7]

References