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#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…

#BacktoBasics: Magento

13.7.2015 by Jenn Granger

You might have heard the term Magento bandied about and wondered what in the name of the good lord Linux it was. Maybe you’re setting up an eCommerce website and want to know if Magento is the right choice for…

#BACK TO BASICS: SQL MIRRORING – TIPS AND ADVICE

24.7.2014 by Guest

Today we’ve got a treat for you – Matt, one of our amazing texperts, is going to be dropping some advice on the wonderful (and extremely confusing) world of SQL mirroring! Go on, get your learnin’ on! Having two SQL…

#BacktoBasics: Server Replication

3.2.2014 by Guest

Yesterday was Groundhog Day, and while for Bill Murray it meant living in a personal nightmare of awfulness, it doesn’t have to mean the same for your business. Sometimes repeating something can be a good thing – for example, repeatedly…

#BacktoBasics: What is Concurrency?

14.1.2014 by Emma Blunt

Concurrency is a tricky subject because it means different things to different people and often, when clients ask us to measure their concurrency, they're actually asking for something else entirely. In this post, we'll attempt to explain what concurrency means…

#BacktoBasics: What is Service Monitoring?

29.10.2013 by Emma Blunt

In the world of IT, service monitoring refers to a system used by hosting providers to check on servers within a network. The system's purpose is to ascertain whether each server is online and working as it should be. It's…