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Compliance and security in the cloud

21.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud Despite cloud adoption increasing at a faster pace than ever before, many modern organisations remain concerned about the security of data in the cloud. While cloud security should never be an afterthought, this lingering fear is ungrounded. When it comes to data security and compliance, if you follow the right steps and work with the right partners, the cloud can be the safest possible place for your business-critical data.   Whether you’ve already moved some of your workloads into the cloud or you’re preparing for migration, it’s important to understand how cloud technology can help meet compliance regulations and strengthen data security.    Shared responsibility …

Guest Blog: Preparing for public cloud migration

20.1.2021 by Guest

This blog is authored by UKFast AWS DevOps engineer Leyton Reed.   Whether you’re looking at moving to AWS, Azure or a smaller public cloud platform such as UKFast’s eCloud®, migration brings a common set of challenges. Being prepared for cloud adoption means being prepared to change the way…

Q&A: Insights from the 2020 threat landscape

19.1.2021 by Yasmin Duggal

Download Cyber-Threat Statistics of 2020 Q4 here There’s no doubt that 2020 saw a huge increase in the number, scale and severity of cyber-attacks across the globe. Cybercriminals sought to capitalise on the effects of the pandemic – taking advantage of growing anxieties, surges in…

4 cloud predictions for 2021

11.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

There’s no denying 2020 was a big year for cloud. The need for organisations to cut costs, work remotely and improve resilience drove increased adoption globally, across all sectors. As we look ahead to what 2021 will bring, it’s clear that the trend…

How managed cloud could save your IT team

28.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

When used to its full potential, the cloud has the power to future-proof your business, offering invaluable cost savings and unrivalled flexibility. But the cloud isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution, and the way you adopt it may be very different to how someone else uses it. You might choose to only migrate a few applications, adopt…

UKFast’s 12 days of Christmas

21.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

It’s been a year like no other, but the end is sight and it’s time to see 2020 off with a bang. While Christmas looks a little different this year, at UKFast it’s always a time to celebrate hard work, spread a little cheer and indulge in some festive frivolity.    We…

Is 2021 the year to reskill in tech?

16.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

The pandemic has changed the world of work for many. While some have found themselves adapting to working from home, others have fallen on more difficult times. According to ONS figures, the number of payroll employees has fallen by 819,000 since February 2020, as…

Revealed: The Threat Trends of 2020

14.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

The onset of the pandemic presented a whole host of new opportunities for hackers, making 2020 a bumper year for cybercrime. Seeking to take advantage of the uncertainty of the time and the rise in remote working, cybercriminals found ever more devious ways…

2020 in review: Preparing for growth in 2021

7.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

The end of 2020 is in sight, and it’s fair to say it’s not a moment too soon for most of us. This year has been challenging for all sectors but, at UKFast, we like to find the positive in any situation. 2020 has taught businesses across…

Technostress: How to stay focussed when WFH

4.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

You may never have heard of it, but technostress has been around for a while. First defined in 1984, this unique kind of stress relates to the feeling of overwhelm caused by an overload of technology and too much digital interaction.  …