UKFast appoints new MDs as it splits into two

08 August 2017

UKFast co-founder Gail Jones will spearhead the company's growth initiatives.

UKFast co-founder Gail Jones will spearhead the company's growth initiatives.

Cloud and colocation firm UKFast has announced the appointment of two managing directors.

The move sees the business formally split into two arms with current MD Jonathan Bowers making a lateral move to head up the firm’s Enterprise division, whilst UKFast co-founder Gail Jones takes on the role of MD to facilitate the business’ next stage of growth.

CEO Lawrence Jones says: “Sir Richard Branson once explained to me how he divided his companies in two when they reached 100 strong.

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Jury “still out” on cloud trust and security

07 July 2017

While confidence in the capabilities of public and private cloud has grown, security and reliability remain a concern among many UK-based IT professionals. 

That’s according to a recent survey carried out by Nexsan. Despite some positive feedback, many respondents said they would not trust the cloud with their most critical data, citing security, insufficient data control and cost as their biggerst concerns.

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Cisco “re-invents” networking to make it fit for the future

04 July 2017

What’s described as the “network of the future” has been unveiled by Cisco.

The company claims its intuitive system constantly learns, adapts and automates to optimise operations, and stops security threats in their tracks

According to Cisco, organisations are currently managing their networks through traditional IT processes that are not sustainable.

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