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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 utilising both our eCloud® range and the tools offered by AWS and Azure. Whatever the scenario, it requires secure communication between the two environments. So, how do you achieve this? There are several ways to configure a secure connection between cloud providers. Here are the three most common. Site-to-Site VPN A site-to-site (S2S) VPN is one of the most common…

Work Experience: Sophia’s UKFast Story

12.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Work experience can be a daunting prospect. However, at UKFast we like to give those who dare to venture into the world of work a taste of excitement, and an idea of what it’s like being part of a fast-paced…

Guest blog: What’s the verdict on Azure Bastion?

10.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In today’s blog, ClearCloud’s Azure expert Matt is having his say on Azure’s new platform-as-a-service solution Azure Bastion. So, what does he think of this new tech? * Although Azure Bastion is only in private preview, it has gained a…

HPE Primera Beta Testing: Here’s What We Found

27.6.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Over the past few months, UKFast has been in the process of beta testing the new storage array from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Primera. UKFast’s Director of Enterprise Technologies fills us in on his recent trip to Las Vegas, where…

Expert Tips: June’s Security Threat Landscape

19.6.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Today we’re joined once again by UKFast security expert Sean. What are the most prevalent threats to your business right now?  And what are Sean’s top tips for staying cyber-secure this month? Let’s find out. The most common threats targeting…

CTO’s Update: UKFast Network Changes

17.6.2019 by Charlotte Greene

It’s been a busy first half of 2019 for our networking team here at UKFast. Their mission to make some huge changes to our network will be completed in the coming weeks and we’re excited to be able to share…

A Word from an Ex-Military Security Specialist

13.6.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Ex-military cybersecurity specialist Holly Williams has recently been announced as the latest addition to the expert line-up for 2019’s Unlocked event. Have you got your FREE ticket for Unlocked yet? > At UKFast, we’re always working hard to help you…

Guest Blog: Why the GDPR is Still a Priority

24.5.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the GDPR coming into force in the UK. The last 12 months have seen data breaches hitting global headlines, an extended Brexit deadline, and the way UK businesses handle data change forever. Today…

Guest Blog: Encouraging Wellbeing in the Workplace

17.5.2019 by Charlotte Greene

For our final blog of the week, we’re hearing from Tech Manchester’s Patricia Keating. Why is encouraging wellness and mental health awareness so important for businesses today? And what went on at this week's Wellness Festival at UKFast Campus? Let’s…

Have you started moving away from the PSN?

7.5.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Today we’re hearing from public sector expert Stuart Mckean, founder of Nine23, to find out why the public sector is now starting its journey away from the Public Services Network (PSN). Nine23 have established themselves as a highly focused secure…