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Defeating ransomware - Ideal's first cyber security briefing proves to be a hit
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Last week we hosted the first of our series of cyber security briefings, in association with one of our key security partners, Palo Alto Networks (PAN), and distributor Exclusive Networks. We knew...
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Software-Defined Networking for Dummies
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Recently we've been talking a lot about the software-defined network (SDN). In our customer briefing The Rise of the Apps, we looked at the way modern, app-driven consumption is steering businesses...
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Investing in our future
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If you follow Ideal's news, you'll know that we've recently announced promotions in our relationship with three of our key partners. In addition to our Premier level partnership with Cisco, we're now...
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New office, same values
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If you're in touch with us, you probably know that on Monday we moved into brand new offices in the centre of Brighton. It's a big change - we'd been happy for five years in our Kemptown home - so...
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Digitisation: disrupt or decline, and why it matters
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Like many businesses, last Thursday's referendum result has got us thinking about the future, and how we and our customers will manage the changes it might hold. Change is a given in the tech...
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Business challenge, technical solution - Getting onboard with a new managed services partner
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You might have seen my recent post about a new managed services client for Ideal. A year in the planning, the first phase of the project spanned 400 devices in 31 sites, scattered across 18...
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Explaining mobility
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The danger with any great IT idea is that the hype surrounding it can gather until it begins to drown out the underlying point. If ever there was an example, it's the mobile workplace.
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Going global - the 24/7, worldwide managed network
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At Ideal, we're rightly proud of our managed services, and the team of in-house experts who work to proactively identify and resolve customer network issues before they become business problems....
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IT Monitoring - the heartbeat of your business
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Every business needs to know the status of its IT environment 24*7*365, whether it be on premise, in the cloud or a combination. Monitoring can help you meet some of the key business challenges you...
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Finding the right space to grow
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One challenge that any growing business faces is working out how much space you need. In the current property climate it takes nerves of steel. I know this from personal experience as it's exactly...
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What is the mobile workplace?
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So, just a few weeks ago you were seeing evidence that your customers wanted to contact you in new ways, your staff wanted more flexible access to their work, and your finance team wanted you to...
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