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#WFH: A guide to eliminating common IT headaches

24.3.2020 by Charlotte Greene

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 previously encountered, and for some, one of the most daunting of these challenges is how to set up and manage the tech. For organisations with limited technical expertise in house, building your own WFH setup is likely to be a costly, time-consuming process. If configured incorrectly, you also risk exposing business data to cyber-threats and frustrating functional issues. Like many…

Does New Microsoft Licensing Affect Your Cloud?

14.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

On 1st August 2019, Microsoft warned its clients of a new restriction that will now be applied to its on-premises licensing. The good news is that this only affects new licences purchased after 1st October 2019 and is not going…

3 Questions to Ask about Remote Working

7.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Find out how remote working can revolutionise your business model. Download your FREE Remote Working whitepaper now! It’s no secret that businesses around the globe and across sectors are embracing the advantages of working remotely. And generally seeing results soar…

Why Does It Matter Where Your Website Is Hosted?

6.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

There's an astounding number of companies providing web hosting services today. Choosing the right provider for your business can be tricky enough, but then there’s the question of data: where in the world will all your data be stored? The…

Drupal Vulnerability: How to keep your site safe

18.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

The Drupal CMS team has released a security update to address a critical severity access bypass vulnerability in the CMS' core component. It could allow attackers to take control of impacted sites. So, what are the details and how can…

Why GDPR Compliance? Ask British Airways

8.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Are you still catching up with your to-do list when it comes to maintaining GDPR compliance? Well, today’s news proves exactly why protecting your business data is still of utmost importance. About that £183 million fine… Today, the Information Commissioners…

TCP SACK PANIC: Linux Kernel Vulnerability

2.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Three related flaws have been found in the Linux kernel’s handling of TCP networking.  Let’s take a look at what this means and what you can do about it. What is the vulnerability? The flaws were found in the Linux…

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…

How to Effectively Manage Your Domain Names

4.6.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Managing your domain name is crucial to protecting your brand. In an ever-changing domain landscape, it’s important to stay on top of the restrictions and requirements of domain names, which can change quickly. Let’s take a look at some expert…

Are Video Games Ruining Your Life?

29.5.2019 by Charlotte Greene

For the first time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is classifying gaming disorder as an addictive behaviour. Gaming is an enjoyable hobby for many. As a form of escapism, it can relieve stress and transport people into a world where…