Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content

News and Events

What's happening with the UK2 Group


Read news, updates and blog posts from teams around the UK2 Group.

An Interview With the Author… Ruthanne Reid

04 Mar. 2015Indie author, Ruthanne Reid, wears a lot of hats. Publicist, editor, graphics designer and an amazing webmaster. Read more for an exclusive interview with the author…   At Midphase, nothing makes us smile more than happy customers. Every once in a while we get one that is an obvious shining star. Self-published author, Ruthanne Reid,...

Continue reading

Let Take The Hassle Out Of Marketing

04 Mar. 2015Starting a business requires serious commitment, without even thinking about the issue of marketing. Let take that weight off your mind.  Marketing your reseller business is no walk in the park. You have to consider your website, branding, social media, affiliations, logos and so much more. Maybe you’re a great web designer, but you … Continue reading

Wearable Technology: Is It Really Taking Off?

04 Mar. 2015

Wearable technology is predicted to take off in the next couple of years, but there’s a problem: half the gadgets end up in a drawer after six months. Is there a solution? It’s official: the Apple Watch is a style item. … Continue reading

The post Wearable Technology: Is It Really Taking Off? appeared first on VPS.NET Cloud Server Blog | VPS.NET.

Email Vs. Fax: The Security Wars

03 Mar. 2015

The trusty old fax machine is not going anywhere for a while, as plenty of industries consider it a more secure alternative than email for sensitive documents. When was the last time you sent a fax? Chances are it’s been … Continue reading

The post Email Vs. Fax: The Security Wars appeared first on VPS.NET Cloud Server Blog | VPS.NET.

How ‘Facebook At Work’ Could Benefit Your Business

03 Mar. 2015

Posted by Jessica Furseth

Because we love social media, ‘Facebook at Work’ is the future of colleague interaction. Bosses will love it too because it means getting more out of introverted staff. Facebook wants you to get off Facebook while you’re at work … and then get on their new thing called ‘Facebook at Work’. The idea is that...

Continue reading

Pebble Time – A Kickstarter Success Story

02 Mar. 2015Learn how Pebble went from a hopeful Kickstarter project to a multi-million dollar business. Pebble Time, the newest release from Pebble, just broke all kinds of Kickstarter records. The slimmer and feature-packed smartwatch from Pebble reached its initial goal of $500,00 in only a few minutes, and hit the $1 million mark in exactly 49 … Continue reading

Save 56% On .com and .net domains… For A Limited Time Only!

02 Mar. 2015Midphase is dominating domains NOW. Get a .com or .net web address for only $4.99! For a limited time, Midphase is offering .com and .net domains for only $4.99 each! Yeah, we know it sounds too good to be true. So here’s the catch: We are only selling 2000 domains at this insanely low price....

Continue reading

Social Media Ghosts

02 Mar. 2015

Posted by Jessica Furseth

Just because some people don’t post on Twitter or Facebook, social media networks can still be valuable to them. What constitutes an “active user” on social media? Do you have to Tweet to count yourself a genuine Twitter user? You certainly have to post on Instagram to be considered an active user of the photo-sharing...

Continue reading

Net Neutrality – What It Means For You And Your Site

27 Feb. 2015The FCC has approved strict new rules for net neutrality. How will this affect your site in the future? On February 26, the FCC approved a new set of rules to maintain net neutrality. The FCC, or Federal Communications Commision, regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 … Continue reading

Save Up To 64% On .com & .net Domains!

27 Feb. 2015

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

Grab a domain bargain for a limited time only….. Starting a new business means quite a few important steps to establish your brand. With 100,000 businesses have been already set up this year alone, according to Startup Britain’s Startup Tracker, and half of all startups failing within their first three years, reaching as wide an...

Continue reading

Google Warnings for Sites Containing Harmful Downloads

27 Feb. 2015Google has released a new security feature to alert you when you might be attempting to view sites that contain malicious downloads. Read more for details… We all have that one friend who needs their computer “fixed” every time you visit. When you look at the computer it’s not actually broken, just infected with hundreds...

Continue reading

9 Ways To Make Your Friday Productive

27 Feb. 2015The weekend is almost in sight, yet you still have one more day of work. How can you make the most of it? As early as 3:00 in the afternoon on Fridays, millions excitingly log out of their computers and head home for the weekend. A grueling work week has finally come to an end. … Continue reading

How To Turn Pageviews Into Conversions

26 Feb. 2015You’re able to attract visitors to your website, but why don’t your customers follow through and click your “Purchase Now” button? Your online business is set up for success. You have a well-designed site that is interactive and contains all the information your potential client needs in order to sign up for your services. Your … Continue reading

What You Need To Know About DDoS Attacks

26 Feb. 2015Cyber attacks have been on everyone’s minds as of late, from the everyday user to President Obama. Here is everything you need to know about DDoS attacks to help you prepare for the worst. Downtime: it happens. Hopefully the cause is a rare, non-threatening power outage rather than hardware failure or a cyber attack. In...

Continue reading

The End Is Nigh For Windows 2003

26 Feb. 2015

The end is coming for Windows Server 2003, are you ready? The end of life for Windows Server 2003 is coming, and if you or your client is one of the 23.8 million instances of Windows Server 2003 still running … Continue reading

The post The End Is Nigh For Windows 2003 appeared first on VPS.NET Cloud Server Blog | VPS.NET.

5 Reasons Why Ecommerce Might Be Perfect for You

25 Feb. 2015We’ve all dreamt of being our own bosses, giving up the 9 to 5 rat race to chase our dreams. Here are 5 reasons why ecommerce might be perfect for you and how Midphase can help. There are hundreds of options for the athome startup business. From accounting to novelty crafts, hundreds of people each...

Continue reading

Professional Sports Teams And Their Domain Names

25 Feb. 2015The Texas Rangers just bought for $375,000. What other professional sports teams are missing out on the domain they want? Professional sports is one of the biggest industries in the US. In the NBA, each team is averaged to be worth over $1.1 billion. A step up from that is the NFL which has … Continue reading

Happy New Year Of The Sheep!

25 Feb. 2015

Posted by Madeleine Bruce

Last week the Chinese Year of the Sheep was rung in with celebrations around the globe… The heart of London was overrun with the spirit of celebration last week as the celebrations for the Year of the Sheep took to the streets. The largest of Chinese New Year celebrations in the UK, the celebrations in...

Continue reading

A Board Game Of Thrones

25 Feb. 2015

Ever wanted to be the Lord of Casterly Rock and sing The Rains of Castamere? Well the opportunity might just be round the corner… Here at VPS.NET we’re not ashamed to say that we’re geeks. We have an office calendar … Continue reading

The post A Board Game Of Thrones appeared first on VPS.NET Cloud Server Blog | VPS.NET.

Internet’s Saving The Radio Star

24 Feb. 2015Gimlet is a startup that is gambling on podcasting becoming big business… “Video Killed The Radio Star”, the Buggles sang to the world in their ‘70s hit. That was a time when the TV screen seemed the obvious media choice for the future, but we’re now living in a media landscape far more diverse than...

Continue reading