Did you know that in 2017 cloud adoption reached 88%? Cloud computing is transforming the way business operate, and cloud adopters are instantly reaping the rewards of greater versatility, adaptability and scalability. Yet one common fear which pervades is cloud security and how it compares to the safety net of on-premise hosting. Are fears about cloud security justified? How can these fears be mitigated? UKFast takes a look at some of the concerns about data protection in the cloud holding businesses back from reaching their full potential in the cloud.
The importance of high performance computing is greater today than ever. Migrating to a purpose-built data centre is the best way to ensure optimum conditions for your data and hardware, but it’s important not to let the complexity of migration prevent you from achieving the solution you need. Our experience has shown us that any migration, no matter how complex, can be achieved as long as the correct steps are taken. This free whitepaper maps out the five key stages of an effective data centre migration to help you successfully navigate the process of moving to your new data centre. Download the whitepaper now!
We all have our opinions on 'Black Friday' and 'Cyber Monday', but there is no disputing the impact these peak periods have on retailers, particularly eCommerce businesses. Growth in online shopping in the run-up to Christmas continues to accelerate, with online spend over the festive period growing by 19.5% year on year to £17.37bn in 2014. Lapses in performance or usability during periods of high traffic ultimately hit your bottom line, with downtime costing businesses an average of $300,000 per hour!2015 is sure to be the busiest year yet for online retailers. With this in mind have you prepared your site for the rush? Download your checklist now to get peak season ready.
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. Download the whitepaper now to discover how penetration testing can help you to protect your business.
Does your online business need an extra boost to maximise conversions? Are you in need of expert guidance to help you reach your full potential in a rapidly growing and evolving online world? UKFast examines the key aspects of growing your eCommerce site, and how you can take advantage of opportunities, including meeting market demand, knowing your competition, and becoming part of the customer conversation. As the fastest growing hosting provider in the UK, we can help your business gain a competitive edge.
2009 was a tough year for business, with liquidations up 56% compared to the previous year. As the high street suffered, online businesses took less of a hit, and we are seeing more and more businesses shift their services to the internet, now the most competitive selling environment. Being prominent on the internet i paramount for your business’ success. From making sure your business’ SEO is effective and increasing your website speed, to implementing a cost-free acceleration strategy, UKFast guides you through the essential steps to becoming a success story in the world of online commerce.