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Is remote working helping productivity in the public sector?

30.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Many of us have worked from home at some point during 2020, hosting virtual meetings, attending online events and often sharing sensitive documents with colleagues over the internet. Forced to adapt, as the months have passed, remote working has quietly began to feel like the new normal.   Even in the (hopefully not-too-distant) post-Covid future, the way we work looks set to change for good. With the need to work remotely so widespread, there are few industries where employers and employees haven’t been exposed to the benefits that working from home can offer.   The expectation then, is that working from home is here to stay. In the short period…

GDPR, Brexit and your business in 2021

25.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

While we’ve all been distracted with the pandemic, and the unprecedented challenges it’s presented businesses in all sectors, the Brexit deadline has crept ever closer. With a little over a month to go until the end of the transition period, it’s…

How can the public sector work from home securely?

20.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruption in every aspect of our lives and, for many of us, the biggest change has occurred in our working lives. Following the official advice to work from home wherever possible, remote working has become the…

Can managed cloud save you money?

18.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud Is it guaranteed that migrating to the cloud will instantly cut your costs? Not everyone who adopts cloud solutions will reap the financial benefits. Cloud is technologically complex and, while there’s huge potential to…

Q3 2020’s most common cyber-attacks explained

16.11.2020 by Yasmin Duggal

View the complete Q3 2020 Threat Report Over the course of Q3 2020, UKFast's Threat Vision platform prevented 8.5 million cyber-attacks from eventualising across our clients’ networks. Using the data collected between July and August, we were able to identify the three most common cyber-attack vectors…

Revealed: Most popular eCommerce platforms of the last decade

11.11.2020 by James Boswell

We live in a fascinating time for the eCommerce sector. With modern devices and technologies making it easier than ever to buy and sell online, the sector is seeing unprecedented growth. eCommerce’s share of overall retail saw five years of…

Leveraging the power of the cloud

10.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud With organisations turning away from traditional, on-prem solutions, cloud adoption is soaring to new levels. Earlier this year, IDG reported that 81% of businesses have at least one application, or a portion of their…

Meet the UKFast Mental Health First Aiders

9.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Let’s face it, 2020 has been a tough year all round. At UKFast we’re particularly missing being together in the office; the corridor chats and a good old catch-up while making a cuppa. The pandemic has taken its toll on the nation’s collective mental health, leaving many feeling anxious,…

What is virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)?

6.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

In 2020, the pandemic has shifted the way we work, perhaps forever. Much of the UK’s workforce has found itself working from home for the first time, and businesses across the country have been forced to quickly facilitate mass remote working.   For those now…

Can auto-scaling in the cloud save online businesses?

4.11.2020 by Guest

This guest blog is authored by ClearCloud Sales Director, James Grindley. By now, I’m sure you’re all probably tired of hearing about Covid-19 and the impact it’s had on business. But what you might not know is how the pandemic…