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The Tech World Converges on Dublin – Web Summit 2015

Published by on October 29th, 2015

So Web Summit descends into Dublin for another three days and nights of incredible speakers, exhibitions and of course the beautiful city of Dublin! We’re glad to be attending the three day event to be inspired by the up and coming stars in the technology industry and to hear from the most influential and well … Read more ›


Supporting Digital Futures in Northern Ireland

Published by on October 8th, 2015

  Digital Futures, an element of the Digital DNA family here in Belfast, is focused on developing young minds into the benefits of Digital. As we adapt our current working scenarios and procedures into digital, the generation behind us see any task they undertake utilising Digital in a very big way. Since it’s launch, Digital DNA and … Read more ›

New Website Graphic

Welcome to your new Spiral Hosting!

Published by on October 7th, 2015

Welcome to the shiny and new Spiral Hosting website! We’re so excited for you to take a look around our responsive and mobile friendly website with incredible new features and even more information at the click of a button. For those of you who filled out our Business Development Survey, the changes we have made … Read more ›

CloudFlare Partner

Spiral Hosting Launches it’s Partnership with CloudFlare

Published by on September 14th, 2015

Spiral Hosting is proud to launch our partnership with CloudFlare, a leading software technology company with an aim to secure and optimise your site to provide the greatest end user experience and seamless security against DDoS and other vulnerabilities in the web. Increased speed & security Leading Irish web hosting provider and accredited domain registrar … Read more ›


.IRISH Domain Launches 5pm GMT today!

Published by on June 25th, 2015

Spiral Hosting, leading Belfast based web host and domain provider is excited to announce the release of the long awaited .IRISH domain extension. This domain allows businesses organisations and brands across the globe to register their link to the Green Isle allowing Irish institutions in many cities and towns to clearly show their Irish roots.The … Read more ›

Information on VAT Charges from 1st January 2015

Published by on January 1st, 2015

From 1 January 2015, changes in EU tax law affect the rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) applied on “electronic services” purchased by clients in the European Union. The new changes mean that VAT will be applied at the rate of the purchaser’s country, no longer at the rate of the merchant’s country. For example, France … Read more ›

Spiral Hosting - Merry Christmas

December Update & Christmas Opening Hours

Published by on December 10th, 2014

Christmas Is Here! We’re very excited as always. It’s a bit more insane this year as we have SO much planned for the festive season and although we can’t tell you just yet, we know it’s something you’ll definitely be interested in opening! We’re always keen to get your feedback and this summer we carried … Read more ›

Security advice – Poodle bug lockdown affecting ZenCart payments

Published by on October 16th, 2014

Information on the POODLE Security Bug & Advice for ZenCart website owners Expert engineers working for Google Security this week discovered a security bug in the SSL 3.0 technology used to encrypt Internet data and ecommerce transactions. The bug is known as POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption). The SSL 3.0 technology is 18 years old and it … Read more ›

Security advice – Shellshock Unix Bash Bug

Published by on September 26th, 2014

Shellshock Unix Bash Bug – Informational purposes only. No action is required. We wish to advise that we are aware of the security vulnerability and every web server that we manage has been patched. Hence, if you have shared hosting or reseller hosting with us, your website(s) are NOT at risk. If you have a managed web … Read more ›

Internet Register Ireland – Domain Scam

Published by on September 17th, 2014

Spiral Hosting has today warned customers of a domain registration scam. Internet Register Ireland has been sending letters to many of our customers and even sending letters directly to Spiral Hosting. The company is registered in Germany, although have PO Boxes in Ireland, the UK and France. The letters request payment of €2874 over 3 years … Read more ›

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