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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.

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 from around the world work in this way, and an estimated 17 million aspire to in the future. So, is digital nomadism set to become the new norm? Here, we take a closer look at this growing trend and how the pandemic has played a part. What are digital nomads? Digital nomads have a ‘work from anywhere’ mantra. They trade…

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…

Why are businesses choosing hybrid cloud?

15.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

There’s no denying that migrating to the cloud is a great business decision – it improves security, increases agility and accelerates growth. But application suitability can be an obstacle. With some applications simply not intended for the cloud – at…

Can auto-scaling in the cloud save online businesses?

14.1.2021 by Guest

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud 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.…

How to embrace containerisation in the cloud

4.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Over the last few years, containerisation has become a huge trend in software development. Put simply, it involves packaging up software code and its dependencies so it can run together – and run efficiently – on any infrastructure.   Not only…

Review: Black Friday 2020

9.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

Like most of this year, 2020’s cyber-weekend was bound to be unprecedented; many stores were closed or operating limited shopper capacity, consumers were reluctant to make large purchases due to financial unrest, and online sales were booming.   Preparing for the unexpected was…

4 digital transformation trends for 2021

2.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

Thanks to the pandemic, digital transformation has rocketed in 2020. Organisations around the globe have turned to technology to help them become more resilient, increase agility and remain competitive against the unprecedented challenges of operating through a pandemic.    According to a recent survey by the Cloud…

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…