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What is a Load Balancer and Why Do You Need One?

22.5.2019 by Charlotte Greene

‘What is a load balancer?’ and ‘Do I need a load balancer?’ are two questions we get asked pretty often here at UKFast. So, if you’re considering the load-balancing route, here are the basic facts and considerations you need to know. What is a load balancer? In simple terms, a load balancer allows the distribution of network or application traffic across a number of servers. This brilliant but simple innovation is widely used to increase the capacity and reliability of applications, allowing you to get 100% uptime on your service by having two servers available to deal with your traffic.…

#BackToBasics: What is a Network Security Key?

21.5.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Today, we’re debunking some more techie jargon by tackling the phrase ‘network security key’. What is a network security key? A network security key is also known as a Wi-Fi or wireless network password. This is the password you use…

Five Free Resources to Skyrocket Your Business

25.4.2019 by Charlotte Greene

We’re all for free educational resources here at UKFast! With our huge range of blogs, whitepapers and webinars, we’re trying our hardest to make navigating the world of technology as easy as possible for you. Check out these five fantastic…

Cloud Insight: What is Managed Hosting?

17.4.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Managed hosting is a phrase we all see and hear a lot these days. But what is it? And how can your organisation make the most of it in 2019? In today’s blog, we’re answering these burning questions and explaining…

Cybersecurity: What is SIEM Software?

2.4.2019 by Charlotte Greene

SIEM software is a hot topic in the current tech landscape. Cybercrime threatens organisations of all sizes around the world. Therefore it’s important for businesses to be able to monitor malicious behaviour. So, what if your business could view all…

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…

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…

#BacktoBasics: Get started with UKFast APIs

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…