Broadband Speeds Doubled by Digiweb

Digiweb double speeds for Metro customers today Immediately available to all existing and new customers Home broadband packages now available up to 10Mbps Phone and Broadband bundle from €24.95 including line rental Web hosting and broadband provider Digiweb, today doubled the speed of most Home broadband services on its Metro Network.  All new and existing customers will see their speeds as much as double starting from 31st March 2008.     Digiweb’s most popular service, Metro Home, will increase immediately from 3Mbps to 6Mbps, and at €34.95 all-in also includes a full phone service.  Metro Xtra is also doubling from 5Mbps up to 10Mbps, and entry level Metro Value by 50% to 3Mbps. Overall, Digiweb’s Metro Broadband and Phone bundles are now available at speeds from 1Mb to 10Mb and start from just €24.95 per month with no line rental charge.  Metro is widely available in Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Galway and 30 other major towns in Ireland.  Digiweb recently announced plans to move into the UK with the expansion of the Metro network key towns in Northern Ireland by the end of 2008. Introducing these upgrades, Digiweb CEO, Colm Piercy stated, “Not only are our customers getting the benefits of no line rental charge with Metro, we are now doubling their broadband speed at no additional cost.  At Digiweb we recognise that the customer need has now shifted from broadband availability towards quality and speed of service.  As broadband penetration rapidly increases in Ireland and with the movement away from traditional services delivered over landlines Metro has a unique and very competitive place in the Irish broadband and...

Digiweb goes green with virtualisation

Virtualisation products will save Irish businesses energy and money Virtual server in seconds with full administrative control Scales seamlessly from entry level to full enterprise level Web hosting and broadband provider Digiweb have today unveiled their virtualisation product.  Digiweb have chosen Parallels Virtuozzo Containers as the virtualisation solution of choice because it will offer customers the highest levels of density, performance and manageability of any available virtualisation solution. Digiweb Hosting Manager, Dan King stated, “Digiweb’s new virtualization products will offer Irish businesses excellent performance and scalability while being far kinder to the the environment by using power hungry server equipment in a far more efficient manner, reducing our carbon footprint. While steps by individual companies do make a difference to the environment, bringing in a green technology such as virtualisation, allows us to share the benefits to the thousands of customers who are already with us.” Virtualisation offers a number of benefits to any IT infrastructure for small and large businesses and organisations. Digiweb will employ it in the datacentre, meaning that the hardware already in place is used more efficiently, cutting power consumption and therefore lowering the carbon footprint of new customer installations, making the Digiweb datacentre a greener place. Additionally, virtualisation allows organisations new to hosted virtualisation start small at a low cost and scale up seamlessly when needed. Digiweb’s new virtualisation products are leading the market and have been aggressively positioned. At just €34.99 a month, Digiweb’s virtual servers are less than half the price of Digiweb’s nearest competitor in the Irish market. With Digiweb, Irish businesses can have a virtual server in seconds with full...