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AMD: The Big Comeback!

29.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

Chip-maker AMD is back and is hitting the market with brand new products and a renewed spark. You may not be familiar with AMD’s technology but they have a foot firmly in the door of the marketplace. We take a look at their latest product which is taking the data centre world by storm.   Who is AMD? AMD (or Advanced Micro Devices) is an American semiconductor, producing microprocessors, motherboard chipsets and embedded processors for business and consumer markets. To put it simply – they make chips. While they have been out of the data centre market for around eight…

Manchester Pride: #BeeProud

28.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you love Manchester as much as we do then you won’t have missed the fantastic celebrations which took place this weekend. We couldn’t take two steps in Manchester City Centre without being sang to, danced with or being hit…

Choosing the Right Courier Service For Your eCommerce Company

24.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

At our weekly webinars, we get to meet a whole host of people who are always willing to give us a fascinating insight into the eCommerce industry and pass on their tips to enhance your site. Meet Mark Mikkelson, founder…

Everyone Can: How Gaming Transforms Lives

21.8.2018 by Alice Cullen

What better way to make friends as a child in our modern world than over a video game session with friends? Not only are they having fun, they’re learning essential soft skills, improving communication and familiarising themselves with technology. Yet,…

The UKFast Houses

21.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

There was a buzz of excitement at UKFast during Monday Morning Meeting last week as we unveiled a very special addition to UKFast life. We’ve introduced a brand new UKFast House system; every team member has been allocated a house…

eCommerce Live is Coming – and You’re Invited!

17.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

That’s right, it’s that time of year again when we start the countdown for eCommerce Live UK, (happening in Manchester and London on the 19th and 20th September 2018, if you hadn’t heard). eCommerce Live covers everything you want (and…

L1 Terminal Fault: Everything You Need To Know

16.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

Imagine this: You’re at a hotel for a conference. You check into a room at the front desk. You’re given a room number and a tab to go with it – great! You go to dinner and enjoy a delicious…

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…

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…