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We break down the jargon and go back to basics to help you understand your hosting solution – from web speed affecting Google ranking and cloud vs dedicated, to more technical topics like cPanel vs Plesk or clustering and mirroring.

#BackToBasics: What is Web Hosting?

19.2.2013 by Alice Cullen

Here at UKFast, we think that complicated technical jargon is unnecessary. Starting up a business is hard enough without lengthy acronyms and specialist explanations sending your mind into meltdown! To save you the hassle, we’ve decided to go #BackToBasics once…

#BackToBasics – What is Colocation?

24.12.2012 by Alice Cullen

Maintaining complete control of your hardware but connecting it to an industry-leading network with aggregated bandwidth and 100% network uptime guarantee - sound too good to be true? With colocation at UKFast it is a reality, but is it the…

#BacktoBasics – What is DNS?

14.9.2012 by Alice Cullen

DNS has hit the headlines lately with news of a massive attack on domain name registrar GoDaddy. But what is it, what does it do and why is it so important? DNS is a protocol within the set of standards…

#BackToBasics – What is Capacity Threshold Monitoring?

28.8.2012 by Alice Cullen

Capacity Threshold Monitoring is the best way to ensure that you're getting the most from your servers. So what is it and how do you use it? Capacity Threshold Monitoring (CTM) allows you to track every aspect of your dedicated…

#BackToBasics – What is Spear Phishing?

6.7.2012 by Alice Cullen

We are all aware of the threats associated with spam email but what about the more sophisticated email scams? In the latest of our #BackToBasics series of posts we take a look at the ever-evolving cyber threat of spear phishing.…

#BackToBasics – What is Virtualisation?

28.6.2012 by Alice Cullen

With so many buzz words surrounding business technology it can be difficult to see the wood for the trees. In this post we break through the hype to examine what virtualisation is and what it can do for your business.…

#BackToBasics – RPO and RTO

18.6.2012 by Alice Cullen

It would be fair to say that without the internet, computers or technology, many of today's businesses would flounder. Let’s think for a minute about what would happen if your business's computer systems failed. No email. No SQL database with…

#BackToBasics What is a DDoS Attack?

29.5.2012 by Alice Cullen

Whenever we hear anything related to cyber security in the news, it is more than likely that the word DDoS will be mentioned, so what is a DDoS attack and how can we protect against it? It is a term…