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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 clients every day. We know who’ll be having a few beers tonight. We’re the biggest UK-based object storage provider. An object is an image, PDF, video, audio file or any other file. Some people use eCloud® Vault as a repository of for their regular backups to be stored at a very low cost. Others use it for archiving data and…

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…

Sound Your GDPR 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…

You Are the Weakest Link

3.6.2015 by Katherine Kelly

It’s generally assumed that if you have a data breach it’s because of some gremliny attacker, trying to hack your system from his bedroom whilst wearing a hoodie (not to overegg the stereotype or anything). In fact, new research suggests…

Why it Might be Time to Break Up with Facebook

26.3.2015 by Katherine Kelly

If you’re happy for Facebook to know all about your life – both public and private – then you can ignore this. But if you want Facebook’s insight into your life to be limited to what you choose to put…

What Should You Consider In Terms Of Security?

17.12.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Christmas is a time of sharing; but what you don’t want to be sharing are viruses and misery because your business has been hacked. Data is the new dolla, and it’s increasingly vulnerable – as is your reputation as your…

Say Ello To The New Social Network

30.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

For years now Facebook has been the popular kid of social media sites, but it may be time for it to face(book) the music and leave the prom, as new networking site Ello looks like it might be taking over…

The Gartner Guys: Data Security In The Cloud

30.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

We’ve been really lucky to talk to technology research and advisory firm Gartner about data security, and one of our lovely comms girls, Steph is going to be doing a series of blogs on key points from the calls! In…

How To Keep Your Data Backed Up

31.3.2014 by Katherine Kelly

In the summer of 2007 my computer crashed and I lost 7,000 songs and several important pieces of university coursework. It was a very dark time for me. Today is World Backup Day, and – because I never want anyone…