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Get insight into a range of technology and business topics, from eCommerce to cloud, SME support to mentoring. With the latest roundups from our UKFast webinars, guest blogs from real-life industry experts and expert cloud advice from the UKFast team of hosting specialists.

Does New Microsoft Licensing Affect Your Cloud?

14.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

On 1st August 2019, Microsoft warned its clients of a new restriction that will now be applied to its on-premises licensing. The good news is that this only affects new licences purchased after 1st October 2019 and is not going to be retrospectively applied. So, you’ve still got a month or two to decide how best to move forward in light of this new development. But what exactly is changing and does this affect your cloud solution? Software assurance First of all, you need to understand a bit about software assurance (SA). This allows you to purchase a licence for…

3 Questions to Ask about Remote Working

7.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Find out how remote working can revolutionise your business model. Download your FREE Remote Working whitepaper now! It’s no secret that businesses around the globe and across sectors are embracing the advantages of working remotely. And generally seeing results soar…

Why Does It Matter Where Your Website Is Hosted?

6.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

There's an astounding number of companies providing web hosting services today. Choosing the right provider for your business can be tricky enough, but then there’s the question of data: where in the world will all your data be stored? The…

How Does Uptime Affect Your Business?

5.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Today, all organisations, no matter their age, size or sector, are reliant on technology. This has resulted in a huge emphasis on the importance of uptime, and consequently an inherent fear of downtime. But what is uptime and why is…

Expert View: An Introduction to Hardware Hacking

1.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Holly Williams is the Technical Director of cybersecurity firm Secarma and an ex-military security specialist. As a professional ethical hacker and all-round cybersecurity expert, Holly has incredible knowledge of the security threat landscape and helps businesses to mitigate cyber-threats. In…

eCommerce: 4 Ways to Boost Christmas Sales in 2019

30.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

There is no bigger test for an eCommerce store than the chaos of the Christmas peak season. To add to the pressure, preparations are starting earlier every year, with many stores already finessing their strategy to maximise sales. So if…

6 Ways We Can Address Imbalance in Tech Investment

25.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Tech Manchester has become an integral part of the SME and startup support community in Greater Manchester since its inception just over two years ago. Since then, Tech Manchester’s Executive Director Patricia Keating has made it the organisation’s mission to…

What’s Driving the Online Marketplace Trend?

24.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In this blog, we’re joined by Alex Ayin, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Mercarto Enterprise Technologies to find out what’s driving the recent surge in online marketplace popularity. Mercarto is a successful online marketplace business based in Manchester.…

Drupal Vulnerability: How to keep your site safe

18.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

The Drupal CMS team has released a security update to address a critical severity access bypass vulnerability in the CMS' core component. It could allow attackers to take control of impacted sites. So, what are the details and how can…

Connecting Your On-Premise Cloud to Azure

18.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

This blog is in partnership with Azure experts at our sister company ClearCloud. UKFast clients often ask us how they can make use of more than one cloud solution. Whether it’s merging aspects of eCloud with their on-premise environment, or…