CentralR Check in with Digiweb

Digiweb have signed a deal in excess of €125,000 over 5 years to provide CentralR with a tailored web hosting solution Irish Company CentralR is one of Europe’s most popular online accommodation booking sites with over 4,000 hotels selling accommodation on their site. CentralR has booked more ‘server hotel’ space from Digiweb, the web hosting and broadband services provider, in order to power the increased requirements of the CentralR.com website. Digiweb Hosting was chosen for the mix of reliability, security and 24 hour assistance necessary to support CentralR’s business. CentralR provide a specialist hotel accommodation search and booking engine and allows guests to take advantage of special hotel rates from over 4,000 hotels across Europe and Australasia. CentralR has gone from strength to strength in recent years – bookings have increased by over 35% and the company now employs over 40 staff in a variety of highly skilled technical and internet specific roles. The hosting migration project was managed by Shane O’Grady, IT Systems Manager with CentralR. As Shane explains, since the web is so critical to the business, the site’s reliability was paramount. “Guests who book online expect instant results for accommodation searching and booking. Digiweb’s uptime record and full on-site support give us the confidence to deliver that.” Dan King, hosting and managed services manager with Digiweb, welcomed the decision from CentralR. “When choosing web hosting services reliability and guaranteed website uptime is a business critical consideration for a web based company such as CentralR. At Digiweb we guarantee power to your website and we monitor our network 24 hours a day in our purpose built data...

MyWeb Your Way – Create Amazing Websites in 3 Easy Steps

Our web hosting boffins have been hidden away in a secret location over the past few months, working enthusiastically on delivering a new easy to use website creator, they’ve finally resurfaced with something that has completely blown us away- MyWeb! MyWeb, allows anyone to quickly create a website, and not just an ordinary website, you can add in cool features like blogs, videos, flash and lots more. MyWeb is free with every website hosting package, and you can even give it a test drive right now with the free...

Register Your Name .IE – Personal Domain Name

Ever wanted your own bit of the Internet? Now you can… On October 31st, The rules for getting your own personal .ie web address are being relaxed. This means that if your name is Joe Bloggs, you can now purchase joebloggs.ie! (or a few variations, e.g. jbloggs.ie, joe-bloggs.ie etc.) Search for your name now! All you need to do is to prove your name – that means a bank statement or utility bill with your name on it, or a scan of you passport or driver’s license. No more company requirements, or complicated official documentation requests – just you! Pre-order your personal .ie domain now, and we’ll push your application through on the 31st of October. Do more with your domain with a web hosting plan from only €20 per year, or add another web address – .com/.net/.org for only €6.99. Full guide on personal .IE domains names available from...

Online Edge – Making Websites Work

Kick start your website for FREE! Digiweb will be hosting its second Online Edge seminar in the Digital Hub, Dublin on Thursday 1st November at 9am. Everyone with an interest in how they can make their websites work harder should come along. If your a designer or have an interest in online marketing, this Online Edge Seminar can keep you up to speed. The best bit, it’s absolutely FREE! The Speakers Carefully selected industry experts will be on hand to give you the inside knowledge on creating and developing amazing websites. Eoghan McCabe – Web Design Consultant – www.eoghanmccabe.com Laurence Veale – Writing for the Web – www.iqcontent.com Richard Hearne – From Searcher to Visitor, And Onwards to Customer – www.redcardinal.ie You can register and view more information at our Online Edge...

Driving in the Fast 50 Fast Lane for 3rd year running

Digiweb today announced their third consecutive podium finish in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Ireland for 2007. Rankings are based on average percentage revenue growth over five years. Digiweb grew 1938% percent during this period. This achievement follows Digiweb’s recent recognition as ICT and Telecommunications Irish Company of the Year in April 2007. Digiweb’s Managing Director, Colm Piercy, credits an excellent management team and strong workforce with the company’s 1938% revenue growth over the past five years. He said, “This has been an exciting and very successful year for Digiweb and we are all delighted to be ranked in the top 3 fastest growing companies in Ireland for the third year running. Digiweb’s focus on customer satisfaction, good value services as well as our continual innovation and creativity all contribute to ensuring that Digiweb is one of Irelands leading Telecommunications & Internet services providers. This award is recognition of the continual high standard of work from Digiweb Staff.’ Further details on the Technology Fast 50 and the full list of rankings are available from...