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UKFast unveils plans for future campus growth

UKFast has agreed a deal with Manchester City Council to acquire the 120,000 sq. ft. plot of land opposite the company’s Campus HQ in Birley Fields, Hulme. The planned acquisition of the site is key to the continued growth and acceleration of UKFast and its associated companies, which together employ …

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UKFast recognised for its “outstanding wellbeing practices”

UKFast has been recognised by Great Place to Work as a Centre of Excellence in Wellbeing. The new UK-wide award recognises organisations with outstanding wellbeing practices, as perceived by employees. The Great Place to Work Trust Index survey looks at the six key dimensions that drive a healthy culture: work …

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UKFast appoints Catherine Greening as CFO

British cloud firm UKFast has appointed Catherine Greening as chief financial officer as the firm embarks on an ambitious five-year growth plan. The move comes as part of the expansion plans linked to the recent investment from Inflexion Private Equity. Greening, who joined UKFast five years ago as M&A director, …

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UKFast valued at £405m after new investment from Inflexion

Cloud hosting firm UKFast closed a record 2018 with the announcement of a new investment from Inflexion Private Equity, which will take a 30% stake in the UK’s largest privately owned hosting provider. The investment into UKFast is being made by Inflexion’s dedicated minority investment fund, Partnership Capital. The deal …

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UKFast set to break £50m turnover in 2018

Cloud hosting firm UKFast has revealed that it is on track to deliver more than £53m revenue in 2018, resulting in a 13% increase on the £47m declared in 2017. The firm is also forecasting impressive profit margins ahead of a potential IPO, with adjusted EBITDA expected to exceed £25m …

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UK tech channel already reporting ‘record-breaking’ Black Friday results

Some retailers and tech companies have already revealed the impact Black Friday is having on their businesses, despite the event only officially starting today. Reports have emerged that online retail giant Amazon is seeing record levels of UK shoppers. As of mid-morning today (Friday), Amazon has seen customers in the …

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UKFast achieves ISO 27017 cloud security standard

British cloud hosting specialist UKFast has achieved the latest cloud security standard, ISO 27017. UKFast says the new 27017 certification adds further proof of high-level cloud security controls and reaffirms its commitment to securing clients’ data and strengthening its cloud infrastructure. ISO 27017 provides guidance on security aspects of cloud …

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Tech industry reactions to the 2018 Budget

On Monday, Philip Hammond has delivered his third Budget as chancellor. Within the speech a number of things were announced that would affect tech companies and retailers in the UK. Here’s what the tech and retail channels had to say about the announcements: Digital Services Tax The Digital Services Tax …

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UKFast launches multi-million pound public sector and AI data centre

Cloud firm UKFast has unveiled the latest addition to its expanding data centre portfolio with the launch of a new state-of-the-art hosting facility. Designed primarily to meet the needs of its growing number of government and public sector customers, the new Tier 3 data centre, named MaNOC 9, represents a …

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UKFast donates £67,000 in volunteering hours to local charities

Cloud technology brand UKFast has announced a new programme donating 5,000 hours to the local community, worth £67,000 a year. Through the volunteering programme, the UKFast team offered at least one day per year to volunteer for causes in the local community, led by its new director of CSR Russell …

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