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Our Solution for Trading Depot

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Increased website speed by 10%
Highly available Linux server configuration
24/7 Magento support
Migration to Business Continuity Platform

The Challenge

Established in 2007 as a bricks and mortar site, Trading Depot is the one-stop-shop for Trade and DIY supplies with more than 50,000 items available from

Everything from plumbing and electrical supplies to bathroom suites and safety wear remains at the business’s core, Trading Depot is now at the forefront of innovation with its augmented reality app.

The Technology Chosen - Business Continuity Platform

  • Data centre resilience
  • Failover and replication
  • Disaster recovery
The platform is already much quicker and that’s without optimisation; it could end up being up to 25% faster.

The Solution we Delivered

Solution Delivered - Trading Depot

Many of the hosting companies we approached hid behind emails, but straight away we realised UKFast was different. Talking to the team, it was clear it is a people business, which really resonated with me. The proposal also had a competitive edge, so it was an easy decision for us to make.

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Business Continuity Solutions

The following are just some of the business continuity technologies UKFast offers:

  • Data centre resilience - all UKFast data centres have UPS running and no single point of failure, air cooling and conditioning, fire detection and suppression systems
  • Core networking, fire prevention and monitoring
  • Virtualisation - private cloud and hybrid options on Hyper-V or VMware, faster recovery and replication, reduce investment costs
  • Failover and replication solutions - between independent server configurations or between different data centres
  • Certified security solutions - UKFast is PCI DSS + ISO27001 approved
  • Disaster recovery solutions to guard against data loss and aid recovery.

Our security solutions:

  • AVS Pro
  • Monthly performance reports
  • CT monitoring
  • Security audits
  • safeDNS
  • PCI hosting
  • DDoSX®

Certifications and Industry Compliance

Crown Commercial Service
Cyber Essentials
Carbon Neutral
ISO 9001
ISO 27001

Your solution is only ever housed in our government and ISO-certified, ultra-secure data centres managed by security cleared personnel. And as an exclusively UK-based company, hosting with UKFast offers guaranteed data sovereignty. UKFast is a government approved supplier through the G-Cloud 10 framework.