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DevOps Blog Series: What is Containerisation?

20.3.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Today, UKFast DevOps engineer Tim is here to share his expert knowledge and explain exactly what is meant by the term containerisation. * The need for containerisation Modern servers are orders of magnitude more powerful than their predecessors. But they still take up rack space, consume power and require cooling, all of which costs money. Most modern server hardware is barely even ticking over for much of the time, so there’s an understandable desire by companies to squeeze more out of their existing hardware. One could continue to add more and more services to an existing server, but this raises…

Ian Hammersley’s Top Tips for Building a Brand

14.3.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In last week’s UKFast webinar, we gathered a panel of eCommerce specialists from across the industry to discuss what makes a great eCommerce brand. Included in our guest panel was CEO of Smartebusiness and author of The Ultimate Guide to…

UKFast Updates: New features for eCloud

13.3.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In today’s blog we’re sharing some exciting eCloud updates and explaining how they help you make the most out of your eCloud platform. And who better to get us up to speed than UKFast Director of Enterprise Technologies Dr Chris…

Billy’s UKFast Apprenticeship Story

8.3.2019 by Charlotte Greene

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week over the last five days we’ve explored the advantages of apprenticeship programmes to business owners and to young people. We’ve also heard from UKFaster Katie as she shared her story of completing a customer service…

Achieving #BalanceForBetter with Gail Jones

8.3.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In today’s very special International Women’s Day blog, we’re hearing from co-founder and MD of UKFast Gail Jones. * As a working mother with four daughters, does it bother you that we’re not doing enough as a society to promote…

Katie’s UKFast Apprenticeship Story

5.3.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In our first UKFast apprenticeship story of the week, we’re hearing from Katie. Having recently completed her customer service apprenticeship, Katie is an integral part of our UKFast Events team. What’s Katie’s experience of a UKFast apprenticeship? * Working in…

Meet UKFast’s Marketing Director

28.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

It’s guest blog Thursday once again! This week, we’re hearing how our Marketing Director Kristina became part of the UKFast family. She also shares her top tips on being successful in business. Here’s what Kristina told the UKFast Blog. Tell…

DevOps Blog Series: Python versus Go

19.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

UKFast DevOps engineer Tim is back once again to guide us through the important decision of choosing the right programming language for you. Over to you, Tim. * Different programming languages arouse deep and sometimes blinkered passions in the software…

Five Reasons to Get Involved with Mentoring

15.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Whether you're the mentee or mentor, mentoring programmes help to expand your network and skillset. They are vital for facilitating both professional and personal development. No one knows this to be true more than Tech Manchester director Patricia Keating, a…

Meet UKFast’s Director of Technical Support

8.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

At UKFast, providing outstanding technical support for our clients is always a top priority. But, to be able to support you the very best we can, we need the very best in the business to coordinate, train and motivate our…