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We offer our insight into the latest technology trends that could affect your business, from micro-computers to changes in the regulation of the internet.

L1 Terminal Fault: Everything You Need To Know

16.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

Imagine this: You’re at a hotel for a conference. You check into a room at the front desk. You’re given a room number and a tab to go with it – great! You go to dinner and enjoy a delicious meal. You should charge the dinner to your room tab, but… you know the number of another room so you charge your dinner to that number instead. The hotel will eventually find out what’s happened but it’s much too late – you’ve already checked out! This can be a nightmare situation to the person in the other room, and exactly…

Coming soon: DC Interconnect VXLAN

15.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

At UKFast, we’re always on top of the latest, game-changing tech. With our innovative spirit in mind, we plan to deploy a Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) across our systems in the next couple of months bringing huge advantages for our…

Designers: What Can FASTdesk GPU Do For You?

14.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

Wait, what time is it? It’s 8PM and you’re stuck in the office with your rendering programme going 1mph. Fantastic. In design, speed means efficiency and reaching those tight deadlines with time to spare. It’s just typical that your software…

Get to Know: Codeception

13.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s a brand new week and we know your tech brains are a-buzzing! This week we have a special guest blog from UKFast techie George who explains Codeception, what it means for PHP developers across the world and tips to…

When Two-Factor Authentication Goes Wrong

7.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

How often do you use Reddit to check the weirdest and most wonderful news on the web? Last week the vast message-boarding and news aggregation site reported a data breach on user and employee passwords, exposing the weaknesses of two-factor…

World Wide Web Day

1.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you thought today was special just because it’s August, think again. Today is also World Wide Web Day. Yes, it’s time to celebrate all that is wired, wireless and wonderfully techie! Today is the official 29th birthday of the…

Laracon 2018 – The Highlights from UKFast

27.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

The tech world has been a-buzz with talk of Laracon. Held in Chicago, Illinois, Laracon US is the globe’s largest convention for all things Laravel. The PHP framework, Laravel, is widely used among developers, known for its simplicity, elegance and…

Is your website secure? Google will be the judge

27.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

When browsing the internet, how often do you check the security of the website you are using? Submitting your information to an insecure website, or sometimes just clicking on one, increases the risk of your data being compromised by a…

GDPR Breaches – How to Keep Them at Bay

16.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

Since 25th May 2018, there have been 205 reported GDPR breaches registered with the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC). But that’s only a third of all breaches that have occurred since the GDPR deadline – 918 breaches in total – which…

It’s Coming Home!

11.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

28 years ago, something happened that no-one ever thought could happen. England reached the semi-final against West Germany in the Italia ‘90 and there was one person watching who would redefine the way we interact with technology forever. 1990 was…