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APIs: What Can They Do For Your Business?

16.10.2018 by Jenn Granger

APIs are one of the most vital tools that help big companies do their jobs quickly and with the efficiency you need to keep your business ahead of the game. However, do you know what an API actually is and how it does its amazing job? Let’s take a closer look at what this key tech can do for your company.   What is an API? An API (Application Programming Interface) is a platform that lists a series of functionalities and operations that developers can use, along with a description of these functions. These operations perform specific actions for your…

What is DevOps?

15.10.2018 by Jenn Granger

Anyone involved in IT recruitment will know what a hot topic DevOps has been for the past couple of years as more and more companies, including blue-chip enterprises, scramble to embrace the DevOps culture. We spoke to UKFast DevOps Engineer,…

How Secure Is Your Cloud?

4.10.2018 by Jenn Granger

As more and more businesses migrate from on-premise to cloud hosting, and with GDPR legislation now in place, it’s important that cloud users are able to store their data as securely as possible. In a recent webinar, experts in cybersecurity…

Five Tips to a Secure Employee Culture

21.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

At UKFast, we know that every single person across the business is a fundamental part of what makes us, us. Chances are, the business wouldn’t survive without these incredible individuals putting in the work, day in, day out - and…

Seven Ways to Secure Your IoT Devices

20.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

The Internet of Things (IoT) has subtly crept into our daily lives over recent years – studies show that many of us aren’t even aware we’re using IoT devices! IoT includes anything that connects to a network. That means your…

Women in STEM: What’s changed in 2018?

6.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s been a great day for the world of science and tech today, as we found out about a huge step forward for women wanting to pursue a career in STEM! Leading astronomer Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell has been…

AMD: The Big Comeback!

29.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

Chip-maker AMD is back and is hitting the market with brand new products and a renewed spark. You may not be familiar with AMD’s technology but they have a foot firmly in the door of the marketplace. We take a…

Phishing Threats: Where Does Your Business Stand?

12.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Are you putting your business’ reputation on the line? Recent research found that three-quarters of information security leaders are not using essential email authentication measures. BusinessCloud reported the results given by data-driven cybersecurity platform Red Sift. The platform analysed primary…

A Day in the Life of a UKFast Apprentice

5.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Apprenticeships have been shining in the media spotlight recently, with many business people - including our own CEO - speaking up about the benefits of gaining experience on the job. Our very own apprentice, Sally, is here to tell you…

Help! The Robots Took My Job – The Ethics of AI

16.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you’ve been keeping on top of the news lately, you’ll know our TV screens and online papers have been whirring away with talk of AI. Artificial Intelligence is a huge leap forward for business, academia, health and indeed technology…