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#WFH: 5 Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce

20.3.2020 by Yasmin Duggal

Download your free Remote Working: Getting Started with DaaS guide. Businesses around the globe are facing the reality of managing an entirely WFH workforce – potentially for the first time, and most probably without much warning or planning.   Covid-19 has taken the business…

Strengthen Your Cloud Security in 5 Steps

27.2.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Migrating your workloads to the cloud is a process filled with opportunity for business growth. However, whether your business flourishes in the cloud is not just down to what platform you choose or how much you spend, but how much…

CentOS 6 End of Life: What You Need to Know

13.2.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

After November 2020, the CentOS 6 operating system (OS) will officially reach end of life status, meaning that packages will not receive further security or feature updates. How UKFast is supporting CentOS 6 To ensure that we can continue to…

What is GPU Cloud and How Can You Use It?

11.2.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

If you’re looking for a way to achieve high-performance, reliable and fast compute, the answer you’re looking for is GPU cloud. In which case, you’re definitely in the right place. GPU cloud is fast becoming a necessity for modern-day organisations.…

4 Lessons from the Travelex Ransomware Attack

5.2.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Foreign currency and travel money service Travelex was attacked with ransomware on 31st December 2019. The attack rendered the Travelex website unavailable for the entirety of January 2020 and had a significant impact on the company’s wider operations – with…

Auto Scaling Applications with Kubernetes HPA

21.1.2020 by Guest

This week's guest blog is authored by Lee, one of our in-house DevOps engineers who works on developing our cloud products and streamlining our deployment processes.  At UKFast, we utilise Kubernetes for a variety of applications such as websites and…

Windows Vulnerabilities Explained: January 2020

15.1.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

On 14th January 2020,  Microsoft released a patch for 49 vulnerabilities affecting Windows Server 2016, Server 2019 and Windows 10. Of these, eight were marked as critical including CVE-2020-0603, CVE-2020-0605, CVE-2020-0606, CVE-2020-0646 CVE-2020-0609, CVE-2020-0610, CVE-2020-0611 and CVE-2020-0640. Window vulnerabilities explained:…

Cloud Containers: What Are They and Why Do They Work?

13.1.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Amongst the top predictions for 2020’s tech scene, experts are forecasting huge growth in the implementation of containerisation. To quote DZone’s 2020 Predictions article: “In the future, every data technology will run on cloud containers and, in 2020, Kubernetes will…

Most Common Cyber-Attacks of 2019 Explained

8.1.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Over the course of 2019, UKFast’s Threat Monitoring service detected and responded to more than 33 million cyber-attacks across our clients’ networks. Using this wealth of data, we were able to identify the four most common cyber-attack vectors used by…

Three Ways to Increase January Motivation

3.1.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Whether you’re suffering from Christmas light withdrawal, a lack of refined sugary treats or are on the third day of recovery after the excitement of Christmas and New Year’s Eve festivities, it’s easy to feel sluggish and in need of…