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Our Solution for Doughty Street Chambers

Doughty Street Chambers
Website stays online despite millions of users visiting at once
Complete flexibility thanks to UKFast's optimized solution
Make solution resiliant against DDoS-level traffic
Uptime ensures they don't lose out to competitors

The Challenge

Doughty Street Chambers was founded in 1990 and is committed to defending freedom and civil liberties. It has a national and international profile across its wide range of practice in criminal law, civil law, human rights and more.

The Doughty Street Chambers website usually receives around 200 visitors a day. However, when an international news story broke that brought internet users straight to the Doughty Street site, it had over 180 visitors every single second for over 12 hours. The site came perilously close to crashing.

The Technology Chosen - Web Acceleration

  • Accelerate over 90% of your website
  • Reduce server load by over 70%
  • Enable your site to efficiently cope with seasonal demands
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UKFast's security accreditations add serious weight to our proposals, and help us win business.

The Solution we Delivered

Solution Delivered - Doughty Street Chambers

To ensure the site remained online and didn't crash, UKFast increased the RAM on Doughty Street Chambers' website, installed web acceleration technology and optimised its database to keep the website running as normal.

Millions of visitors continued to visit the website, but it never faltered.

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