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Cloud Native, the Future and You

3.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

You might have heard the term used increasingly in the workplace, particularly within public sector organisations, as cloud becomes a more and more popular hosting solution. But what is a cloud native environment and how can it be used to help your business expand? Cloud Native: what does it mean for you? A few years ago, the public sector introduced the concept of Cloud First – the idea that when creating a new application or programme, this had to be done via the cloud (ie. think of the cloud first!). As time has gone on, this idea has developed further…

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…

We Stand Together 2

22.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

There are bees all across Manchester today as we remember the victims of last year’s tragic terror attack. It’s been one year since the Manchester bombing in which 22 were killed at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena.…

Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

1.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

Martin Knapp, UKFast’s Public Sector Director, takes over the UKFast blog today to show you how the public sector is set to meet the needs of a tech-savvy nation while saving money from tight budgets. *** When was the last…

Shopware: 3 Tips To Get Your Business Booming

12.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi – they’re definitely at the top of our list when it comes to roaring down the Auto-Bahn. Germans really do have a need for speed, and it’s no different with their eCommerce platforms. We’re so excited…

UKFast: Bringing the NHS Community to you

8.2.2018 by Jenn Granger

Tech is growing at an exponential rate. From home and the office, to restaurants and the high street, tech is taking over every industry, making particular strides in healthcare. Technology improves connections and relationships, offering support and value to almost…

How To Leave Your Website Over Christmas

21.12.2017 by Al McCloud

For the best Christmas experience your technology’s got to go, hasn’t it? In fact, for a truly Dickensian Christmas, you should turn off the power, light some candles and rely on paper hats, crackers and charades. Who needs the internet…

CentOS 5 and Ubuntu 12.04 End of Life Notice

6.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

I love a vintage treat, a nice retro designer jacket or racer bike from the seventies, but when it comes to technology it’s a different matter. Linux distro CentOS 5 reached ‘End of Life’ last week and operating system Ubuntu…

IT Storage and Security: The Future Forecast

4.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

You probably remember an influx of cyber-attack reports circulating the media last year (well frankly, they dominated the headlines). Over two billion records were stolen in 2016, and as we progress further into 2017 the question is: have we emerged…

Reasons to be Cheerful

20.3.2017 by Penny Piper

Happy Monday everyone! Today is International Day of Happiness – a day for us all to think about what makes us smile and to spread happiness where we can. Well, here at UKFast Campus, we’ve woken up to grey skies…