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#BackToBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 2

26.2.2013 by Boba

In the second of our series delving into Webcelerator web acceleration technology, we take a look at the first steps to take to make your site even faster. You've bought a Webcelerator, now what? Let’s assume that your domain - - is currently pointing to a webserver at As part of your expansion plans, you’ve purchased a redundant Webcelerator configuration to allow you to expand without adjusting the rest of your solution too much. This is fairly simplified, but I want us to concentrate on the Webcelerator rather than worrying too much about load balancing and the problems…

#BackToBasics: An Introduction to Webcelerator

20.2.2013 by Boba

In the first of a series of blogs looking at our web acceleration technology Webcelerator, we break down the basics of what Webcelerator is. A Webcelerator is, at the most basic level, a caching HTTP reverse proxy that sits between…

#BackToBasics: What is Web Hosting?

19.2.2013 by Alice Cullen

Here at UKFast, we think that complicated technical jargon is unnecessary. Starting up a business is hard enough without lengthy acronyms and specialist explanations sending your mind into meltdown! To save you the hassle, we’ve decided to go #BackToBasics once…

Microsoft Security Bulletin – February 2013

15.2.2013 by Alice Cullen

This month there are seven security bulletins in the Microsoft Security Bulletin release: 5 bulletins is rated as Critical 7 bulletins are rated as Important 6 bulletins addressing vulnerabilities that could lead to Remote Code Execution Bulletin ID Maximum Severity…

Why Your Web Server Can Influence Your Relationship With Google

11.2.2013 by Guest

Your ability to rank highly in the search engines can be dependent on the server that your company has and the code behind your website. Al Mackin, CEO of specialist search marketing agency theEword, gives the low down on how…

Why Getting Personal Online Should Never Have Been the Next Big Thing

8.2.2013 by Guest

Ian Patterson is project director at the newly formed consultancy Discerning Digital, who work with businesses and brands to unlock their online potential. You can follow updates about the new consultancy launch on Twitter @digicoachhouse. The personalised web has taken…

UKFast Round Tables – February 2013

8.2.2013 by Alice Cullen

This month we’re taking the famous UKFast round tables to the Big Smoke once more, offering the chance for experts to share their knowledge and expertise with you. We’ll be hosting two round table events on Wednesday 27th February: 12-3pm…

The Future of SEO? Content Marketing

4.2.2013 by Alice Cullen

Content marketing is the latest concept in the increasingly digitised marketing sphere, but that’s not to say that businesses haven’t already been doing it all along. With Google’s constantly changing algorithm making content marketing more pertinent than ever – what…

Cloud v Dedicated – Hear From the Experts

1.2.2013 by Alice Cullen

Choosing the perfect solution for your business can be a tricky task. From dedicated hardware to cloud hosting, how do you know which is best for your firm? We’re holding a Viewpoint seminar to give you the chance to hear…