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The Surprising Benefits of Going Mobile

28.4.2016 by Jenn Granger

When I say ‘mobile working’ you might imagine a millennial, probably in a Starbucks, working on their novel over a soy chai latte. And you’d probably be right - those millenials are pretty smart (probably because they're so caffeinated). But it's not the big picture, not by a long shot. A new survey has found that mobile working means better business, making workers more creative, satisfied and loyal - and isn’t just for the Starbucks generation either. But once you’ve heard the benefits, how do you go about putting a strong, secure strategy in place? The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) did…

Arrr You Putting Your Business at Risk?

19.4.2016 by Jenn Granger

Downloading illegal pirate content is obviously bad and not something that you guys would ever do. And if you – or your employees – were doing it, you definitely wouldn’t be doing it on the same devices you use to…

What is a Cloud-Hosted Desktop?

23.3.2016 by Jenn Granger

So, you want your employees to be connected anytime, anywhere, but safely and seamlessly implementing a strategy to support this dream is easier said than done. With cloud-hosted desktops businesses have a secure, flexible and agile solution to the modern…

Forecasting the Future of Cloud

25.2.2016 by Jenn Granger

In our new role as weather people, we’re looking skyward to predict the next five years of cloud computing. And, by the looks of it, it’s going to be raining awesomeness. Uptake of cloud by businesses has increased by 75%…

Are You In The Right 50 Percent?

26.8.2014 by Jenn Granger

Many of us will be familiar with BYOB, but BYOD is a term that’s not only important to a business strategy, it’s also much less likely to get you fired if you implement it at work – well, as long…

PC Plod: The Decline of the Personal Computer

18.4.2013 by Alice Cullen

As analysts reveal a slump in the PC market, we take a look at how mobile phones, iPads and other portable devices are making an impact on business and personal IT and what that spells for the future. The number…

BYOD – Ruining the Party?

2.11.2012 by Alice Cullen

Businesses are being urged to consider the implications of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and protect their data and networks to avoid large-scale data loss. Freedom to Work Mobile technology is fantastic, and here at UKFast we couldn't live without…

Are We on the Brink of a Post-PC Era?

14.9.2012 by Alice Cullen

The desktop PC has powered our offices and helped our businesses grow for more than 20 years, but is it finally time to put the desktop computer to bed? As cloud computing skyrockets and mobile devices become increasingly sophisticated and…

#TrendingTech – BYOD

13.7.2012 by Alice Cullen

Nearly all (95%) businesses already allow employee-owned devices in some way. As BYOD adoption steamrolls on, we examine whether the benefits outweigh the security concerns. What is it? Bring your own device (BYOD) is the IT model that allows employees…

HTML5 Key to BYOD?

21.6.2012 by Alice Cullen

As the popularity of 'bring your own device' working skyrockets, businesses are concerned by the high costs associated with the set up. Whether you realise it or not, more and more employees are switching on to the idea of Bring…