On 13 Oct 2004, at 18:13, Conor Wynne wrote:
>>> Using the smaller companies (eg Netsource, Digiweb) is better for you
>>> in terms of both customer service and extending the choice in the
>>>> Not that he'd be prejudiced or anything :-)
>>>> But in fairness, I agree with him, from both POV. Usually, DSL will
>> just work, but if you need any assistance, gawd help you with Eircom.
>> Buy Irish, I'm with netsource and am very happy with the service. I run
> this server off it and I always have connectivity. When the builders
> in, and the entire house was offline (electricity was gone for days) my
> lovely MXbackup worked a dream. Lost nuttin.
>> And who says ya dont need MXbackup - wasn't you Niall? ;-0
For reasons mainly related to spam protection, I no longer use backup
MX servers. My MX servers are hosted by Rackspace, which doesn't lose
power, and which guarantees to replace hardware in an hour (of course
that guarantee isn't worth a crap, but hey . . . bottom line, the
ensemble is a tad more reliable than a box in a Dublin suburb off DSL
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