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What Five Things Should You Look For in a Hosting Provider?

19.7.2018 by Alice Cullen

Finding the right hosting partner can be a difficult thing. Your website is your pride and joy so who should you trust with your big business venture? Your eCommerce website needs to carry you through peak periods of intense traffic and scale as your organisation expands. You wouldn’t just leave your business in the hands of any old Tom, Dick or Harry, so it’s really important to do your research and find a hosting company that is transparent about what it provides and how it will help you grow as a business. Anyone can walk the walk, but how do…

Many Happy Returns to the NHS!

6.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

Happy Birthday to our wonderful NHS! Yes, that’s 70 years of around-the-clock care, helping those in need with the amazing level of service that defines our country. We’re incredibly proud to support the NHS, delivering our services to healthcare providers…

The GDPR – Let’s Refresh

6.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

In April 2016 the European Union (EU) released its finalised document for its new data protection legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation; which is often fondly referred to as the GDPR. Organisations were given just over two years (24 months…

Fridays at UKFast – 15th April 2016

15.4.2016 by Jenn Granger

You know what day it is – it’s Friday, and that is the most excellent of all the weekdays. It’s also the day to catch up on the week’s tech news. This week we’ve mostly been talking about a critical…

The Magician’s Trick

5.4.2016 by Jenn Granger

A website functioning at full power is a beautiful thing – a fast, secure, stressless experience. Just like a magic trick, there’s a lot of work that goes into making this happen that most people will never see, but – probably…

Are Colocation Centres Cutting It?

9.3.2016 by Jenn Granger

A survey has revealed that a pretty terrible 18.6 per cent of colo customers are unhappy with the service from their providers, which is kinda like staying in a B&B and having them forget to stock up the fridge or pay…

A Smooth Move

17.9.2015 by Jenn Granger

So, you’ve taken the plunge and decided you want to migrate to a new data centre – great news! But now that it’s actually on the horizon, the cold sweats have begun and your colleagues keep finding you wandering around…

Five Flavours of Data Centre Migration

19.8.2015 by Guest

If you're thinking of migrating and are a bit baffled by all the options, Bryn's got a quick rundown of the five different types to clear things up! Congratulations. You’re the proud owner of a growing business. Everything’s on the…

Celebrating the Brains Behind the Businesses

30.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

Like me, servers will only work under optimal conditions; unlike me, if a server crashes it could affect entire businesses, not just the unfortunate souls in my immediate rage splash-zone. Plus - whilst all I really need to be happy is…

UNDER THREAT: IRELAND’S DATA CENTRE GOLD

4.8.2014 by Jenn Granger

In the latest instalment of the world trying to mess with our data, the US government has just ordered Microsoft to hand over emails stored in an Irish data centre. For anyone who isn’t sure why this is big news (or just wants…