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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.

Why DR must be business as usual

9.7.2020 by Laura Valentine

If the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that businesses need to be prepared for everything. Failing to put in place a disaster recovery (DR) plan that accounts for every possible situation risks downtime, loss of data, damage to your reputation and, ultimately, the future of your business. Rather than an act of compliance, we need to begin to treat DR as BAU, making it an integral part of everyday operations.  A backup plan shouldn't be viewed as a "just in case" plan, it should be viewed as a competitive business strategy.  Our latest webinar delves further into the importance…

DR Testing & Why Tech Teams Are Choosing DRaaS

26.6.2020 by Guest

Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) has come into its own over recent years, overtaking traditional DR methods, such as investing in additional data centres or in private clouds, which have the sole purpose of being a DR solution. DRaaS…

Remote Working and the Dynamics of Business

19.6.2020 by Laura Valentine

Has remote working ever been a hotter topic? With offices across the globe sitting empty, many of us have found ourselves working from spare rooms and kitchen tables, conducting meetings, training and collaborating through computer screens. With no other choice…

#WFH: A guide to eliminating common IT headaches

24.3.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Download your free Remote Working: Getting Started with DaaS guide. The COVID-19 virus has prompted companies across the globe to implement widescale working-from-home (WFH) strategies, and quickly. Implementing a remote working setup presents challenges that your business may never have…

Readers’ Choice: Your Top 4 Tech Blogs of 2019

10.12.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

This year, we’ve supplied a range of tech blogs on a whole host of topics – from containers and cloud, to dedicated servers and the technology behind our security services. In fact, some articles were loved so much by our…

Personalisation in Marketing: 5 Expert Tips

5.12.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

The word personalisation is often thrown around the marketing world without much thought. We know that as businesses we must personalise our communications and websites to please consumers which are evermore impatient and expectant of a fast, totally relevant user…

Your Top 5 UKFast Webinars of 2019

25.11.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

What a year it has been for our UKFast webinars! Each week, we’ve brought you insightful discussions from the finest industry professionals, diving into all things cloud, cybersecurity, eCommerce and more. From huge enterprises to tiny startups, we’ve welcomed speakers…

Black Friday: 6 Common Mistakes to Avoid

13.11.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

A slow site is an eCommerce business’ worst nightmare at the best of times. With the peak season sales period nearly upon us, implementing a strategy which keeps Black Friday disruption to a minimum is paramount to your online success.…

What is an eCommerce Business?

4.11.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

By definition, eCommerce is the activity of buying or selling products online. An eCommerce business is usually involved in the selling aspect, using their website as a virtual store through which consumers can purchase goods over the internet. So, whenever…

Vulnerability Scanning vs Penetration Testing

23.10.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

This Vulnerability Scanning vs Penetration Testing guest blog is authored by Holly Williams, Technical Director of cybersecurity firm Secarma. * I occasionally see the terms vulnerability assessment and penetration test used interchangeably, or even phrases such as ‘automated penetration test’ thrown…