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'''Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd.''' is a 100% Irish owned company which serves the hosting and co-location needs of business, both large and small;<ref>[http://www.blacknight.com/about-us.html Blacknight About]</ref> it is also the country's largest registrar and the only one that is accredited by [[ICANN]].<ref>[http://www.iia.ie/membership/member/2361/blacknight-internet-solutions-ltd/ IIA Members]</ref>
 
'''Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd.''' is a 100% Irish owned company which serves the hosting and co-location needs of business, both large and small;<ref>[http://www.blacknight.com/about-us.html Blacknight About]</ref> it is also the country's largest registrar and the only one that is accredited by [[ICANN]].<ref>[http://www.iia.ie/membership/member/2361/blacknight-internet-solutions-ltd/ IIA Members]</ref>
Blacknight hosts over 100,000 domains on its servers; which are based with the [[Data Electronics Group]] and [[Interxion]], both in Dublin.<ref>[http://www.blacknight.com/about-us.html]</ref>
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Blacknight hosts over 100,000 domains on its servers; which are based with the [[Data Electronics Group]] and [[Interxion]], both in Dublin.<ref>[http://www.blacknight.com/about-us.html]</ref> It is the market leader for the Irish [[ccTLD]], [[.ie]].<ref>[http://domainincite.com/10648-blacknight-dumps-ie-from-free-domain-program-replaces-it-with-co Blacknight Dumps ie From Free Domain Program, DomainIncite.com]</ref>
  
 
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.<ref>[http://www.blacknight.com/about-us.html Blacknight About]</ref>  
 
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.<ref>[http://www.blacknight.com/about-us.html Blacknight About]</ref>  

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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] It is the market leader for the Irish ccTLD, .ie.[4]

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.[5]

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.[6] 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 [7]
  • 2011 Social Media Awards - Best Business Twitter Account – Marketing and Sales [8]

References