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Women in IT: the digital marketing manager
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Our series of interviews with women who work in IT and the technology sector was started by co-founder Claire. It's a response, in part, to the lack of female applicants for our job vacancies. As...
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Q1 2017: evolution for growth
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2016 was a year full of highlights for Ideal, and if its first quarter was anything to judge by, 2017 promises just as much excitement. Since January we've welcomed two new directors, many new...
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Explaining Cisco ONE: licence portability, and protecting investment in the enterprise
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Cisco ONE - What is it? Cisco One offers a great alternative for licensing and the IT infrastructure management solutions for your business. >But what is it? Ideal’s Account Director George...
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Cisco UK Partner Forum takeaways
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On Thursday 24th November, Cisco brought its UK Partner Forum to Brighton, attracting delegates from across the UK to Ideal's home city. Having the event on our doorstep gave us a fantastic...
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Ambition and entrepreneurship in a changing world
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At the start of November I was in San Francisco for Cisco's Partner Summit. Cisco knows as well as we all do that in 2016, the IT industry is long embarked on its journey away from hardware sales...
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VMworld Barcelona - exciting changes
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Last week saw me flying out to Barcelona for the European branch of VMworld - VMware's annual conference on data centre, cloud infrastructure and business mobility. It's a big, interesting event,...
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Cyberthreat surprise
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You might have seen the August news story about how UK phone network O2 sent its business customers free USB drives, only to discover that some were carrying malware. While this was clearly done...
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AV is broken. Learn how to protect yourself
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The cyberthreat landscape is evolving rapidly. In a business environment where IT infrastructure is fundamental, complexity is burgeoning and - through BYOD - connected devices are varied and...
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The best of Q3 from Ideal
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In just three summer months, Ideal has strengthened its partnerships with three key suppliers, been recognised as one of UK's the fastest growing private technology companies, and moved into a...
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Moving up the Tech Track 100
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I'm fiercely proud of Ideal and the care with which we're all working to build the business, so I'm particularly pleased that we again feature in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 - an annual...
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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...
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