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We’re Putting an End to Blue Monday

15.1.2018 by Al McCloud

It’s no secret that ‘Blue Monday’ started as a PR campaign, but like all good campaigns there’s a grain of universal truth within it. January is nobody’s favourite month. The weather could be better, most of us overindulged over Christmas and are paying the price, we’re penny-pinching and waiting for our next holiday, which might still be months away. Poor January. How could it possibly hope to follow months of Christmas pre-amble and a week off? It’s like going onstage after The Beatles. It never stood a chance… or so you’d think. Team UKFast begs to differ. Late last year…

2017’s Biggest Public Sector Tech Stories

11.1.2018 by Al McCloud

Cybersecurity To say cybersecurity was just an issue for the Public Sector would be a colossal understatement. In 2017 the entire world was in awe and in fear after seeing, for the first time, how hackers could disrupt and steal…

How to Digital Detox without Missing a Thing

10.1.2018 by Al McCloud

It’s January, the perfect time for self-improvement, but with everyone clogging up the gym and healthy food a welcome change from the last month’s indulgence, what else could you improve to make this a year of success? Deloitte revealed in…

Spectre and Meltdown Updates

5.1.2018 by Al McCloud

Updates 10 January 11:10 am McAfee has included a method for auto deployment for the registry key change, which will allow the patch to be received through automatic Windows updates. For more information visit the McAfee website. 11 January 11:05…

Will The End Of Net Neutrality Affect Your Business?

3.1.2018 by Al McCloud

The Trump Administration is in the process of repealing long-standing U.S. net neutrality standards in order to shake up the internet-at-large. Who will this change benefit? Will it affect your business?  The Basics Internet Service Providers like BT, Sky Broadband,…

A Class Act in 2017

21.12.2017 by Al McCloud

Visitors to the UKFast Campus are often surprised by the amount of stuff going on here; there’s certainly too much to cover in one blog.   For those of you who have not yet had the pleasure of visiting, we…

How To Leave Your Website Over Christmas

21.12.2017 by Al McCloud

For the best Christmas experience your technology’s got to go, hasn’t it? In fact, for a truly Dickensian Christmas, you should turn off the power, light some candles and rely on paper hats, crackers and charades. Who needs the internet…

Is Your Public Sector Organisation Prepared For GDPR?

19.12.2017 by Al McCloud

There are less than six months until the GDPR becomes reality. The regulation will completely change the way everyone handles data, and hopefully, lead to fewer breaches. A safer internet is fantastic news for everyone, but achieving it will be no easy…

Behind The Scenes: Black Friday at UKFast

4.12.2017 by Al McCloud

Take a look behind the scenes at UKFast’s UK-based, wholly-owned datacentre during the preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. During these peak eCommerce periods, we bolster our data centres with extra staff and hardware to ensure your website is…

The UKFast Sleigh is Full for our 12 Days of Christmas!

4.12.2017 by Alice Cullen

We'll all be visited by Father Christmas this year, but only a few of us will be lucky enough to get a Faster Christmas too. To countdown to Christmas, we've got stockings bursting at the seams with gifts and gadgets…