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Key Findings from the 2021 Cloud Native Engagement Report
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We surveyed 220 IT professionals to get their views on Cloud Native – it’s potential impact to organisations, teams, and individuals, in the short term and in the future. The findings were not...
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5 Cloud Trends for 2021
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Recently we shared our report “Striking the right balance - The 2021 IT Professionals Cloud Native Engagement Report”. If you haven’t already downloaded that report, I’d encourage you to do so as...
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5 Key Enterprise Networking Trends for 2021
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After the year we have had who’s to say what 2021 will hold? 2020 threw up a lot of challenges in terms of supporting remote secure networking, so let’s take a look at 5 of the key enterprise...
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Ideal supports the growth of cloud through G-Cloud 12
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Two of the most talked about subjects are Cloud and COVID - not to mention how intrinsically linked they are so I won’t waste time on reiterating the last 8 or 9 months of messaging and telling...
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Palo Alto Networks invests in SASE future
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Key acquisition shows Secure Access Service Edge moving from niche concept to mainstream model. In January we predicted that Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) would become mainstream during 2020...
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Why SASE could be a game changer for your network
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Earlier this year we looked at the top 5 trends redefining enterprise networking in 2020. With the rise of the perimeter-less workplace, it’s clear that a greater convergence of network and...
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Are your practices holding back your modern workforce?
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Recently a quick check of the internet led me to discover I fit into the category of millennials. Something which truthfully came as a little bit of a surprise; until that is, discussing the way I...
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Cloud Cost Optimisation: Why tools aren't the answer
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When starting with public cloud services in an organisation, the first conversations normally take place at a strategic level and are based around shifting from a CapEx to OpEx cost model. This is...
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Automation, Automation, Automation (...but not too much)
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The direction of travel for IT infrastructure is undoubtedly - and quite rightly - towards automating as much as possible of deployment and maintenance. Automation is the driver towards real...
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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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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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