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Coming soon: DC Interconnect VXLAN

15.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

At UKFast, we’re always on top of the latest, game-changing tech. With our innovative spirit in mind, we plan to deploy a Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) across our systems in the next couple of months bringing huge advantages for our customers across the network. We’re here to tell you a bit more about the VXLAN and what it means for you as part of the UKFast family.   So, what actually is the VXLAN? Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) is a network overlay technology, allowing the extension of Layer2 LAN services across an IP network. This is similar to other Data…

Designers: What Can FASTdesk GPU Do For You?

14.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

Wait, what time is it? It’s 8PM and you’re stuck in the office with your rendering programme going 1mph. Fantastic. In design, speed means efficiency and reaching those tight deadlines with time to spare. It’s just typical that your software…

Get to Know: Codeception

13.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s a brand new week and we know your tech brains are a-buzzing! This week we have a special guest blog from UKFast techie George who explains Codeception, what it means for PHP developers across the world and tips to…

UKFast Summer Cinema Club

9.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s been a wonderful whirlwind of UKFast community events lately! At UKFast, we’re on a mission to support as many worthy projects across the Greater Manchester area as possible, and our latest children’s afternoon proved to be an all-singing, show-stopping…

Your Top eCommerce Events – Autumn/Winter 2018

8.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

After some fantastic events this summer, it’s time to cover the next big round of eCommerce events to skyrocket your business. September brings three of the biggest eCommerce events in our calendar, all in the space of one month! So…

When Two-Factor Authentication Goes Wrong

7.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

How often do you use Reddit to check the weirdest and most wonderful news on the web? Last week the vast message-boarding and news aggregation site reported a data breach on user and employee passwords, exposing the weaknesses of two-factor…

Threat Monitoring: Giving Control Back To You

6.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you’re a regular on the MyUKFast portal, you’ll notice that we’ve made a few changes lately to give you even more control of your solution! We know how busy you are and how much time and effort running a…

10 Things We’ve Learned from Lawrence Jones

3.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

This week UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones MBE celebrated a big birthday. Happy Birthday, LJ – you’re one of a kind! To celebrate, we enjoyed a birthday bash on the UKFast beach. While the sun didn’t quite show its face, we…

TECH UPDATE: Orchestrator 2 Upgrade Complete

2.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

We always like to keep you up-to-date and well-informed about the new technology and platforms that will really help your business to expand. We’ve just updated our systems to bring you the best tech around including enterprise-grade solutions and brand…

World Wide Web Day

1.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you thought today was special just because it’s August, think again. Today is also World Wide Web Day. Yes, it’s time to celebrate all that is wired, wireless and wonderfully techie! Today is the official 29th birthday of the…