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Come see us at the Chester Business Show

Chester Rracecourse

We are going to be at the Chester Business Show tomorrow (Thursday 6th October 2016) at Chester Racecourse. If you are visiting, come visit our stand and say hello!

Tickets are available from http://www.chesterbusinessshow.co.uk/

Posilan is moving!

We are pleased to announce that as of Monday 27th June 2016 our new office address will be:

Posilan Ltd
Unit 008, Building 308
World Freight Terminal
Manchester Airport
Manchester
M90 5PZ

Please can you update your records. Our other contact details remain the same as usual:

Telephone number: 0161 660 7471
Support email: support@posilan.com

Since we stated trading in 2010, your loyal business and support is one of the main reasons we have grown over the years. Our new location will give us the extra space we now need to serve you better, as well as better transport links.

As of Friday 24th June we will no longer be at our Empress Business centre address, but don’t worry, your services wont be affected during the move and you will be able to reach us as normal.

Christmas and New Year opening times 2015

Please see below for a list of our Christmas and New Year opening times.

Christmas and New Year 2015
Date Opening hours
Wednesday
23rd December 2015
08:30 – 17:30
Thursday
24th December 2015
(Christmas Eve)
Closed
Friday
25th December 2015
(Christmas Day)
Closed
Saturday
26th December 2015
(Boxing Day)
Closed
Sunday
27th December 2015
Closed
Monday
28th December 2015
Closed
Tuesday
29th December 2015
10:00 – 16:00 Emergency support
Wednesday
30th December 2015
10:00 – 16:00 Emergency support
Thursday
31st December 2015
(New Years Eve)
Closed
Friday
1st January 2016
(New Years Day)
Closed
Saturday
2nd January 2016
Closed
Sunday
3rd January 2016
Closed
Monday
4th January 2016
08:30 – 17:30 (normal hours resume)
Tuesday
5th January 2016
08:30 – 17:30
Wednesday
6th January 2016
08:30 – 17:30

We continue to monitor our network and servers as usual 24/7/365 including over the whole festive period – urgent tickets will continue to be dealt with at all times as usual.

We would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Posilan team.

Christmas & New Year opening times 2014

Please see below for a list of our Christmas and New Year opening times.

 

Christmas and New Year 2014
Date Opening hours
Tuesday
23rd December 2014
08:30 – 17:30
Wednesday
24th December 2014
(Christmas Eve)
Closed
Thursday
25th December 2014
(Christmas Day)
Closed
Friday
26th December 2014
(Boxing Day)
Closed
Saturday
27th December 2014
Closed
Sunday
28th December 2014
Closed
Monday
29th December 2014
10:00 – 16:00 Emergency support
Tuesday
30th December 2014
10:00 – 16:00 Emergency support
Wednesday
31st December 2014
(New Years Eve)
Closed
Thursday
1st January 2014
(New Years Day)
Closed
Friday
2nd January 2014
Closed
Saturday
3rd January 2014
Closed
Sunday
4th January 2014
Closed
Monday
5th January 2014
08:30 – 17:30 (normal hours resume)
Tuesday
6th January 2014
08:30 – 17:30
We continue to monitor our network and servers as usual 24/7/365 including over the whole festive period – urgent tickets will continue to be dealt with at all times as usual. 

We would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Posilan team.

So long, Altavista – and thanks for all the (Babel)fish

Back in the early days of the World Wide Web, in a time before Google, there was quite a lot of competition for web searching with a few small search engines fighting for market share.

In my early days on the web from about 1992 onwards, the web experience in the UK was dominated by the likes of online service providers such as CompuServe and AOL or one of the first “true” ISP’s such as Demon Internet. If you wanted to find websites, you would have to know the web address or look though online directories.

Things started to change around 1994 when a new range of search engines started to appear such as WebCrawler and Lycos. These sites helped to find what you wanted on the web with largely relevant results. Then in 1995, newcomer AltaVista was launched.

AltaVista’s search results we more relevant than ever and became one of the most popular search engines on the web. As well as crawling the web, AltaVista also became a popular portal and also added the massively popular Bablefish translator which meant for the first time you could easily translate text via the web simply by “cut n pasting” the text.

AltaVista began to lose ground rapidly when Google launched in 1998 and in 2003 it was bought by Overture and in turn Yahoo!.

Yahoo! announced yesterday (28th June 2013) that AltaVista would finally be no more from 8th July 2013, recommending that people use Yahoo! Search instead.

Many will argue that AltaVista “died” many years ago when Yahoo! first took it over. Even today, in the days before it’s plug is pulled forever, it’s little more that a rebranded Yahoo! search.

So long Altavista – and thanks for all the (Babel)fish.