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Finding Your Cloud Guide

The advantages of virtualised storage in the UK led to an 83% increase in cloud uptake between 2010 and 2017. By 2020, 83% of enterprise workloads are expected to be in the cloud.Understanding that not all clouds are created equal is the key to finding your perfect cloud solution. Don’t assume that offerings of the same name provide the same experience, though there are some key factors that should be taken into account when choosing your cloud solution, including security, hardware and virtualisation.UKFast delves into the myths surrounding cloud adoption and the basic features to look for in your hosting provider.


Cloud Security: Four Ways to Secure your Data in the Cloud

Cloud computing has changed the way businesses use the internet. According to LogicMonitor’s Cloud Vision 2020 study, 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020.Such statistics are becoming increasingly common while cloud adopters are instantly benefiting from greater versatility, adaptability and scalability. With cloud security still a concern in some areas, which fears are justified? Which can be mitigated? Which are overplayed? And what’s changing in the cloud landscape? UKFast takes a look at the reasons why some businesses are still holding back from the cloud and what can be done to take the fear out of security.


Remote Working: Evolve Your Business

Remote working is one of the biggest modern shifts in business culture, and organisations across sectors are embracing the concept of an unconventional nine-to-five to reap rewards for their business, their employees and their IT department. In fact, 50% of the UK’s workforce will work remotely by 2020. Can you afford to be left behind as the office concept transforms and revolutionises in line with the demands of modern life and a developing tech landscape? Aside from the positive environmental impact, remote working has cost saving advantages and 70% of British office workers say they feel more productive away from the office. This whitepaper explores why the world’s workforce is migrating towards a flexible working strategy, and what advantages remote working offers your business.


Containers: A Guide for the Public Sector

Many public sector organisations face the challenge of reducing operational costs while increasing the efficiency of their IT department. But how can organisations upgrade from legacy applications and systems within a secure environment? Though the public sector has traditionally moved slower in technological innovation than other industries due to the heightened threat of a security breach having detrimental effects on operations, many organisations are now embracing containerisation to make apps and services more agile and secure. Containers allow developers to focus on their application logic and IT operations teams to concentrate on deployment, while alleviating concerns of applications sitting on a server or virtual machine (VM). How can a container solution drive your public sector organisation forward and enable advanced growth?


Seasons Greetings: Prepare your business for the festive season

With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas and Boxing Day fast-approaching, is your business ready for the busy peak season ahead?The number of transactions in November and December show an 80% increase compared with all other months of the year. Planning, preparing and ensuring your eCommerce business is ready for the upcoming peak period well in advance, is essential. Download the whitepaper today to discover what you should be doing right now to prepare your eCommerce business for the peak festive seasons ahead.


Security Landscape 2019

Cybercrime is the fastest growing crime on the planet and poses one of the biggest threats to businesses. Yet many businesses of all sizes, sectors and industries fail to implement the correct security measures for their organisation and risk their business falling in the hands of hackers. This is a big risk to take! From the significant rise in phishing attacks and the targeting of your employees, to the vast adoption of AI and sheer number of IoT devices, the implementation of the GDPR, spyware, malware and weak links in your supply chains to name but a few; overlooking security is no longer an option. UKFast security experts have teamed up with cybersecurity specialists and partner organisation, Secarma, to provide you with a FREE whitepaper to discuss the latest security threat landscape in 2019 and beyond, and how you can protect your business against the ever-changing threats.