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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…

The worst data breaches of 2020

6.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Last year was a steep learning curve for many businesses, not least of all when it came to cybersecurity. The pandemic caused a surge of cyber-attacks, many of which were targeted at exposing, stealing and/or selling data harvested during a breach of…

How to embrace containerisation in the cloud

4.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Over the last few years, containerisation has become a huge trend in software development. Put simply, it involves packaging up software code and its dependencies so it can run together – and run efficiently – on any infrastructure.   Not only…

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…

Review: Black Friday 2020

9.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

Like most of this year, 2020’s cyber-weekend was bound to be unprecedented; many stores were closed or operating limited shopper capacity, consumers were reluctant to make large purchases due to financial unrest, and online sales were booming.   Preparing for the unexpected was…

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.  …

4 digital transformation trends for 2021

2.12.2020 by Laura Valentine

Thanks to the pandemic, digital transformation has rocketed in 2020. Organisations around the globe have turned to technology to help them become more resilient, increase agility and remain competitive against the unprecedented challenges of operating through a pandemic.    According to a recent survey by the Cloud…