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eCloud VPC: A new type of cloud service

19.7.2021 by katie.lander

 Today, UKFast announces its next generation of cloud computing service: eCloud Virtual Private Cloud, which promises to reshape how businesses see cloud computing. Built on the latest enterprise grade technology, including VMware, Cisco & HPE, this re-imagining of the cloud gives you access to the highest standards of performance, automation and networking.  But it’s not just about technology. eCloud VPC features a pioneering approach to cloud technology that puts you in charge and helps you accelerate your business transformation.    A cloud solution that puts you in charge  While mainstream public cloud solutions from AWS, Amazon and G-Cloud have the…

What is the Windows ‘PrintNightmare’ bug – and are you at risk?

5.7.2021 by katie.lander

News has recently broken of a new vulnerability, dubbed ‘PrintNightmare’, that affects any Active Directory-based Windows operating system. This means most Windows-based businesses are now at risk from attack, since the Print Spooler service it affects is turned on by…

UKFast announced as exclusive UK government hyperscale computing partner

20.5.2021 by Guest

This blog is authored by Stephen Jewell, Director of Public Sector at UKFast. UKFast has been announced as one of the UK’s nine exclusive hyperscale computing partners, as part of a new agreement with the Crown Commercial Service (CCS). This…

How secure is your dedicated server?

28.4.2021 by Laura Valentine

Despite the growth of cloud adoption, there remains a time and a place for dedicated servers. In certain circumstances – particularly those associated with legacy applications, demanding performance requirements and extreme data security standards – only physical infrastructure will do.  Whatever your reason for reliance on dedicated…

How cloud can help you meet your sustainability goals

21.4.2021 by Laura Valentine

Up to 75% of ethical UK companies reported commercial gains once they became sustainable, yet going green is still one of the lesser-discussed benefits of cloud computing. With a third of these organisations also declaring lower operational costs, it’s clear…

Closing the digital divide: UKFast donates tech to local school 

29.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

Anyone who’s followed UKFast for a while will know that we’re pretty big on education. We have an on-site teaching team and education centre, offering training to our colleagues and partnering organisations, as well as our local community. It’s also where – out of lockdown – we offer code…

The three biggest cloud threats for 2021

25.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

Cloud computing spend increased by a third in 2020. Amazon maintained its majority market share at 31% and enjoyed a 28% growth over the third quarter. Microsoft also benefited, with lockdown placing a high demand on Teams, Windows Virtual Desktop…

International Women’s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge

12.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

This week started with the celebration of International Women’s Day on Monday. March is also Women’s History Month so, in true UKFast style, we decided to have a little fun while raising money for a local charity close to our hearts.    International…

3 considerations for your multi-cloud strategy 

3.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

Not to be confused with hybrid cloud, a multi-cloud strategy involves segmenting your workloads across multiple cloud platforms. While this might sound a little complicated, a recent study revealed that as many as 81% of cloud users work with two or more…

Achieving Performance Efficiency in Azure 

17.2.2021 by Laura Valentine

Just like AWS has a Well-Architected Framework to ensure best practice in the cloud, Azure has its own guiding tenets. Consisting of five pillars of architectural excellence, this framework is designed to help users improve the quality of their workload.   One of these…