Cá Bhfuil Mo Fada?

Beecher Networks is an accredited .IE Registrar

We’ve had a few complaints in the past that the fada isn’t available for IE domains, despite Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) being available in many top-level domains for some time now. That should be about to change though, as the IE Domain Registry is currently running a consultation on adding the fada to domains, and […]

Short IE Domain Names – Landrush Starts 21/02/2016

Beecher Networks is an accredited .IE Registrar

The launch of 1 and 2 letter IE domain names continues to the Landrush phase on February 21, essentially a pre-registration period with a premium price that reduces competition for registrations. Domains that have more than one applicant by the end of this phase, on March 22, will go to auction between March 29 and […]

2 Letter IE Domains / €29 .IRISH Domains

This is just a quick note to let you know that the IE Domain Registry is planning to release 2 letter IE domains to market in the not-too-distant future. The process is still being worked out, but we’re watching it carefully and we’ll be ready to place orders on your behalf when they become available. […]

Domain prices are NOT going up at Beecher Networks!

Most Irish and European domain name vendors are currently raising prices because of the weakness of the euro against the dollar, however we’re going to try to avoid this for as long as possible. With that in mind, we’re fixing our domain prices until the end of April, both for new AND existing customers.

SSL3 Disabled On All Servers

Due to the recent POODLE vulnerabilty discovered in SSL version 3.0, we have disabled SSL3 on all shared hosting, VPS and dedicated servers. We are notifying all of our customers of this change because it has a small risk of excluding users from services of yours that run over HTTPS, primarily Internet Explorer 6 web […]

Outage Report

Unfortunately we and other customers in Cork Internet Exchange suffered an outage this afternoon, which caused a complete loss of network connectivity to and from our servers; with the exception of DNS and backup services, and customers on our US, UK and DE machines. There should be no long-term effects, but if you do notice […]

Q3 Promotions – Domain Offers

Four domain promotions this quarter, from today to the end of September. All offers are for one-year registrations, or the first year of multi-year registrations. Renewals and transfers are not eligible. To avail of the offer, enter the domains you want to check on our Biz site, and enter the relevant promo code below at […]

Online Trading Vouchers

If you’d like to move your website from a brochure to active selling, these €2.5k vouchers from the Local Enterprise Offices will get you well on the way. You’ll need to attend a seminar to apply — two remain in Cork: Mallow on the 25th of this month, and Roscarbery on the 30th. If you’d […]

WordPress Website – Horizon Energy Group

Our customer Utility Brokers asked us to put together a website for their dedicated industrial and commercial offering, Horizon Energy. The site is WordPress-based, with a bespoke theme using Creativo as a framework. Jamie O’Leary created the graphical templates.  

OpenSSL Packages Updated (Heartbleed)

Just a quick note to let our customers know that OpenSSL packages have been updated on all of our CentOS 6 servers, to protect against the Heartbleed bug. As soon as the package for CentOS 5 is released, it’ll be applied to the remaining legacy servers.