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Why Does It Matter Where Your Website Is Hosted?

6.8.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

There's an astounding number of companies providing web hosting services today. Choosing the right provider for your business can be tricky enough, but then there’s the question of data: where in the world will all your data be stored? The physical location of your data is significant for a number of reasons. Here, we explain the four top reasons why you must ensure your data is in the right place. 1.      Speed up your page-load times Where a data centre is located plays a very important role in how fast your site loads. Although ‘the cloud’ is a virtual concept,…

Does GDPR Still Apply to Your Business?

16.5.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

On Wednesday 22nd May, our GDPR:One Year On webinar gives you the chance to get the latest insight from data specialists. So, sign up now to watch live and put your questions to our expert panel! Can you believe it’s…

Expert View: Why is a Brexit Deal So Complex?

11.4.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Today we’re hearing from Gareth Gadd, Chief Business Development Officer at Compliance Compendium, Brexit expert and UKFast webinar panellist. Why is the process of reaching a deal with the European Union (EU) so complex? And what does Brexit have to…

Expert Views: How Brexit May Affect Your Data

27.3.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Who knew that Brexit negotiations would still be up in the air this close to deadline day? Whatever the outcome, whether there’s a deal agreed or not, Brexit is bringing huge change for us all. As well as uncertainty surrounding…

Big Data: It’s a Big Deal

8.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

Big data has had quite the rise to fame in the last decade or so. As our technology allows us to connect like never before and collect data from millions of devices all over the world, big data is shaping…

GDPR: Deadline Day is Here!

25.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

Shh, listen. Can you hear the faint cries of joy? That’s just people cheering as they delete the last of the GDPR emails from their inbox. Deadline day is finally here. For many, if not all, businesses, Friday 25th May…

It’s in the vault!

18.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

  The UKFast techies are superexcited today and cracked a party popper or two. Our eCloud® Vault storage system now holds over one billion objects! #FridayFeeling This is fantastic news for our highly-trusted system, which is used by thousands of UKFast…

GDPR Deadline: Everything You Need To Know

20.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’ve got it all: April showers, glorious sunshine and the promise of beers on the balcony this afternoon. But that’s not the only thing spring brings this year. Friday 25th May is the GDPR deadline day. The EU’s GDPR (General…

GDPR Breach Notifications – Sound Your Alarm

27.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Since the introduction of the Data Protection Directive (DPD) in 1995, European member states have faced inconsistencies in their personal data protection standards. In the fourth of our series of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) blogs we’re discussing changes to…

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…