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In our fifteen years at the heart of the internet, UKFast has always valued people above all else. Whether it is our clients, ensuring they have the support they need to grow their business, or our own employees, giving them the training, motivation and environment they need to be the best they can be. This has bred a culture where employees are passionate about customer service - we have an industry-leading NPS score of +76 and 96% of our customer would recommend us. Our experience has taught us that there is an intrinsic link between a positive company culture and great customer service. This report outlines how employee engagement can turn customer-facing employees into a business's most valuable asset.
The world is heading to the cloud. UKFast takes a look at the reasons why some businesses haven't and what can be done to take the fear out of cloud security. Cloud computing is changing the way businesses use the internet. Greater versatility, adaptability and scalability; companies that migrate are reaping the benefits. So why are some businesses still hesitant about making the change?
Protecting your IT is critical to your business. Migrating to a purpose-built data centre is the best way to ensure optimum conditions for your data, but don't let the complexity of migration prevent you from achieving the solution you need. We've mapped out the five key stages of an effective data centre migration to help you successfully navigate the planning and implementation of your move.
We all have our opinions about 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday', but there is no disputing the impact these boom periods have on retail businesses - eCommerce in particular. Growth in online shopping in the run-up to Christmas continues to accelerate, with online spend over the 2014 festive period growing by 19.5% year on year to £17.37bn. 2015 is sure to be the busiest year yet for online retailers. With this in mind have you prepared your site for the rush?
With cybersecurity firmly on the agenda, businesses are becoming increasingly aware of their organisation's exposure to hackers and the cyber-threats that face their business. Ultimately more has to be done to ensure that customer, employee and third party data remains safe. Penetration testing has become an essential tool used to expose weaknesses before hackers do. Also known as ethical hacking, it ensures that your business remains safe behind security that works.
Your guide to cloud computing. This report explains how you can use cloud technology to deliver real value to your organisation. Case studies bring applications of cloud technology to life and the way in which cloud has been used to improve business processes and efficiency is detailed. Cloud computing has been the hot tech topic for a while now, as well as the subject of controversy and debate. It's been portrayed as a solution that can streamline work processes and consolidate overheads, but it can also put your company data at risk. So what is it all about?