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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…

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…

The World Wide Web: 30 Years of Shaping Society

12.3.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Today, exactly 30 years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee had a simple idea that would change the course of the digital world forever. It was, of course, the World Wide Web. In the past three decades there have been countless inventions…

UKFast Product Updates: 2019 So Far

27.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

So far in 2019, we’ve introduced our new APIs to the world, launched the UKFast Developer Centre and made some great changes to our products. We’re always working hard behind the scenes to make our services even better for our…

New UKFast APIs: Our Products, Your Way

20.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

If you’ve been keeping up with the UKFast news this month, you may have heard that we recently announced our new API-first strategy. Well, today we’re here to tell you why we’re so excited about this new strategy and the…

#BackToBasics: How to Improve Website Speed

24.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

With the constant need for speed in every aspect of our lives, you simply can’t afford to have a slow website these days. Studies show that if a site takes more than three seconds to load, most of us will…

CDN: What Can It Do For You?

30.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this week, we looked at a vital component of our DDoSX® solution – web application firewalls (WAFs) – and what they can do keep malicious traffic away from your website. Now, as we have security on the brain, we…

Would You Hire an Ethical Hacker?

2.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

When you hear the term ‘hacker’, what springs to mind? It’s got to be said that hacking doesn’t always have the best reputation, but we’re here to change your perception forever. In a recent UKFast webinar, our panel of experts…

Threat Monitoring: The Latest Updates

31.10.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s official: we’ve come to the end of Cybersecurity Month, but we all know that cybersecurity is not just something we should consider one month a year. Keeping on top of the latest news and changes in the world of…

APIs: What Can They Do For Your Business?

16.10.2018 by Jenn Granger

APIs are one of the most vital tools that help big companies do their jobs quickly and with the efficiency you need to keep your business ahead of the game. However, do you know what an API actually is and…