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Behind The Scenes: Black Friday at UKFast

4.12.2017 by Al McCloud

Take a look behind the scenes at UKFast’s UK-based, wholly-owned datacentre during the preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. During these peak eCommerce periods, we bolster our data centres with extra staff and hardware to ensure your website is…

The UKFast Sleigh is Full for our 12 Days of Christmas!

4.12.2017 by Alice Cullen

We'll all be visited by Father Christmas this year, but only a few of us will be lucky enough to get a Faster Christmas too. To countdown to Christmas, we've got stockings bursting at the seams with gifts and gadgets…

One eCommerce Strategy To Ditch In 2018…

1.12.2017 by Al McCloud

The eCommerce strategy you need to leave behind in 2018 is national thinking. It’s time to start thinking globally about your business potential. In order to truly reach new audiences you need to start thinking globally, and there’s no reason…

2017: A Year In Cybersecurity Breaches

29.11.2017 by Al McCloud

2017 has been a transformative year for cybersecurity. What was once the interest of a few professionals is now at the front of mind for every consumer who hands over personal information online. Because those who cannot remember the past…

UKFast’s Children In Need Pyjama Photobooth!

20.11.2017 by Al McCloud

We’ve been called a ‘dream team’ by our clients a fair few times, and we’re starting to see why. Now, it could be that our customer support is second-to-none, but this time it’s probably because we came to work in…

Are You Clued Up On Black Friday?

17.11.2017 by Al McCloud

Black Friday is just days away, and eCommerce retailers are finalising their preparations for increased traffic and spikes in sales. Be sure to let us know how you do on Twitter! Best of luck!  

How To Prepare For Your First Black Friday

15.11.2017 by Al McCloud

A major eCommerce event is approaching for fledgeling online businesses - it’s the Black Friday and Cyber Monday tidal wave. If this is your first year online it’s impossible to know what to expect. Regardless, it’s time to get prepared.…

Do eCommerce Shoppers Shop Differently Over Christmas?

8.11.2017 by Al McCloud

For most shoppers at this time of year, the high-street is a no-go area. Despite the fake snow in the windows, brick-and-mortar stores can become overcrowded and overheated. Black Friday is even less fun –shoppers literally race for the best…

A Decade On: What eCommerce Looked Like In 2007

2.11.2017 by Al McCloud

A decade can fly by, can’t it? 10 years ago we were all enjoying or trying to avoid ‘Umbrella’ by Rihanna, quoting lines from Juno and watching George W. Bush fumble through yet another speech to the world. It was…

UKFast’s Halloween Photobooth!

31.10.2017 by Al McCloud

As is tradition here at UKFast, this Halloween was a chance for the entire company to get dressed up in some ghoulish garb, sell some doomed desserts and raise some money for a worthy cause. 2017 was no different. With…