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What’s Your Multi-Cloud Strategy?

17.6.2021 by UKFast

According to IDC, the need for business agility post-pandemic is what will make 2021 the year of multi-cloud, with the market research agency predicting 90% of businesses will rely on a multi-cloud strategy by 2022. But if you’re just catching up with this latest cloud trend, don’t worry! Here’s what you need to know about multi-cloud and why it’s set to become the IT solution of choice in 2021. What is multi-cloud? Multi-cloud is a strategy that relies on multiple cloud platforms from different cloud providers. It includes several public clouds but can also incorporate physical and virtual infrastructure. These different…

Guest Blog: 5 ways to prepare for migrating onto a Magento 2 server 

10.5.2021 by Guest

This blog is authored by Mark Hambley, Technical Director at digital web agency Verve, specialists in Magento 2 migrations.   Migrating your eCommerce site can seem like a daunting task. Yet, following the end of life of Magento 1 in 2020, migration has become a necessary undertaking for many…

Four key considerations when moving to public cloud

27.4.2021 by Laura Valentine

With the pandemic forcing organisations to preserve cash, optimise IT costs, and find secure ways to enable remote working, IT teams everywhere have been turning to cloud. It’s a trend that’s set to continue, with nearly 70% of organisations looking…

Your 4-step guide to a successful public cloud migration

27.4.2021 by Laura Valentine

With 82% of SMBs reporting reduced costs as a result of cloud technology adoption, migrating to the cloud is a no-brainer for businesses in 2021 (especially considering the struggle most organisations experienced in 2020). However, cloud migrations are also fraught…

How cloud can help you meet your sustainability goals

21.4.2021 by Laura Valentine

Up to 75% of ethical UK companies reported commercial gains once they became sustainable, yet going green is still one of the lesser-discussed benefits of cloud computing. With a third of these organisations also declaring lower operational costs, it’s clear…

Why cloud plays an essential role in your digital transformation

19.4.2021 by Laura Valentine

Despite the financial concerns caused by COVID-19, 59% of IT decision makers say the pandemic has accelerated their digital transformation. With an estimated 10.4% increase in spending in 2020 alone, it seems more businesses are starting to acknowledge the growing…

Digital Nomadism: Has the pandemic led to the rise of a remote working culture?

19.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

Travelling as part of your job was once limited to aircrews and global salespeople. But today, with a laptop, a passport and some remote working essentials, you can explore and earn in equal harmony. Currently, tens of millions of people…

Ask the Expert: What’s the key to cloud migration success?

15.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

By now, we’re all familiar with the transformative potential of the cloud. There's no denying that there are huge cost savings, performance boosts and other efficiencies to be reaped from cloud adoption. Moving your workloads into the cloud can be the…

The rise of serverless computing

9.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

Serverless computing has been in the top cloud trends for a few years now, but if you’re unfamiliar with the technology, it may seem impossible. Servers run the code that’s written by developers – without them, how can we ensure…

Guest Blog: Preparing for public cloud migration

20.1.2021 by Guest

This blog is authored by UKFast AWS DevOps engineer Leyton Reed.   Whether you’re looking at moving to AWS, Azure or a smaller public cloud platform such as UKFast’s eCloud®, migration brings a common set of challenges. Being prepared for cloud adoption means being prepared to change the way…