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Modernising Kelliher Insurance Group’s ways of working – achieving change at pace
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Switching to a cloud-based IT set up doesn’t just mean changing your technology, but also changing established ways of working. And this can be the biggest challenge for many organisations. When...
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Is the Office Ready for Your Return?
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At the start of the pandemic, most companies rose to the challenges posed by the sudden transition to remote work. Everything from tech requirements to security had to be tackled and rethought to...
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Meet Paul: Ideal's Senior Support Engineer
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As a Senior Support Engineer for Ideal, Paul is familiar with overcoming challenges by finding workable solutions.
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Proud to #BeMoreSnail
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Pick up the phone to Ideal just now and you might detect elevated levels of grooviness. Stroll past our office and you'll likely find yourself moving just a little more slowly. Come in for a...
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Supporting you in 2018
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At the top of the year, Mike set out the challenges and opportunities we're all facing in 2018. More than a month in already, and I wanted to talk about the exciting ways Ideal is rising to meet...
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Cisco Live in Barcelona
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At the start of the month I was at Cisco Live in Barcelona: an entire week of presentations, workshops, networking and general hobnobbing among Cisco, its partners and IT professionals. I've been...
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Cisco Champions 2018
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I was lucky enough to spend 2017 as a Cisco Champion. If you're not familiar with the programme, it's a Cisco-sponsored network of technical experts, who love what they do, and are fired up about...
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CCSP cloud security - what it means for our customers
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This year's going to be an exciting one for Ideal as we expand our managed services portfolio and grow our cloud offering and expertise. We already apply best-practice security across our core...
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Talking strategy at the Cisco Partner Summit
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Earlier this month I had the privilege to attend the flagship Cisco Partner Summit in Dallas. By invitation only, and with only about 60 places available to UK partners, it is the hottest ticket...
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Sustaining growth at Ideal
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Time moves quickly. It seems like minutes since the top of the year, but here we are in Q3 and I've been at Ideal for eight months. A lot has happened. A lot more is happening, and this feels like...
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Nir Zuk, Ignite 17, and Palo Alto Network's plans to disrupt cyber security
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We've been building an increasingly close partnership with Palo Alto Networks - the disruptive next-generation security company behind innovative products like Traps. Last month I was out in...
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