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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 what...
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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 it...
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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 network...
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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 you...
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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 and...
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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 security...
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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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Parting the cloud
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We've looked before at how the public cloud, for all its benefits, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. From concerns about data security and sovereignty, to my own thoughts about the challenge of ...
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Cisco DNA: simplifying network management
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We've talked a lot about software-defined networking (SDN) and the increasingly intelligent network hardware that enables it. Lately, fellow solutions architect Daren Vallyon and I have been trying...
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Five security trends for 2017
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Although we can't predict the future, security trends, threats and weaknesses need to be anticipated so they can be defended. Part of my job is to to build a clear picture of cyber threats and...
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Safe Harbour: plotting a compliant course
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Last month I blogged about the demise of the Safe Harbour agreement, and the spotlight that it's thrown on some of the issues with cloud provision. Now I want to look at what the death of Safe...
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