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Insight from hosting, cloud and colocation specialist UKFast, as well as guest posts from entrepreneurs; expert views from marketing and SEO to the latest enterprise technology trends; and business advice.

Top 5 Tech Updates From Across the Globe

19.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

With the way tech keeps evolving, it’s easy to get swept away and miss all the incredible things that are going on in the technology world each week. Read the UKFast round-up of some of the greatest technological developments over the past seven days   1 VR & memory games Virtual Reality classroom education could be a thing of the near future. New research from the University of Maryland shows that we remember information better when we see it in Virtual Reality (VR) rather than on a 2D screen. Subjects were tested on their ability to remember historical and celebrity…

Unlocked: Save Your Business From DDoS Threats

15.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this year we gave you our 2018 DDoS predictions and helpful tips on how to keep your business protected. DDoS attacks can cause devastation for your company. These common online sieges fire traffic at your website, ravage your bandwidth…

Join UKFast at the Public Sector Show

13.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Are you ready to find out how cloud technology is revolutionising the public sector? On Tuesday 26th June, UKFast Public Sector team is attending the Public Sector Show and we’d love to see you there. We’ll be making our way to…

Phishing Threats: Where Does Your Business Stand?

12.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Are you putting your business’ reputation on the line? Recent research found that three-quarters of information security leaders are not using essential email authentication measures. BusinessCloud reported the results given by data-driven cybersecurity platform Red Sift. The platform analysed primary…

Where Did All The Good Customer Service Go?

6.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

“Press One if you’d like to get through to our customer service department. “Press Two if…” The dreaded robot voice! A new article from ZDNet has just predicted what customer service will look like in 2025: we’re talking AI, Alexa and…

Storytelling Your Way To Success

30.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

What does your favourite website make you feel? A smooth and successful buying experience can be down to many things, but telling a story with your eCommerce website can make customers come back time and again. We’ve teamed up with…

Your Five Top Business Tips for Summer 2018

24.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

The world of eCommerce is a speedy thing. Over the past few years we’ve seen the rise of same-day delivery and designated pick-up points as people know they can order all the weird and wonderful things the web has to…

Spectre and Meltdown Latest

21.5.2018 by Alice Cullen

At 10:00pm on 21st May, Intel announced further information about a known vulnerability within its CPU architecture. This vulnerability follows the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities disclosed in January. UKFast is aware of the vulnerabilities and UKFast engineers are working with…

Your Safety Protocols Are Changing

16.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s been a long journey, friends, but it’s time to wave farewell to TLS1.0 On Saturday 30th June, early SSL and TLS protocols, as well as older SSL ciphers will no longer be acceptable ways for people to connect to…

UKFast & the HSCN: Keeping Your NHS Flying

9.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

The HSCN is bringing power to the people! N3, the old healthcare network, ended its services on 31st March 2017, with many doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals were happy to say goodbye. The Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) is…