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SASE: Discover a whole new network future with SD WAN and cloud-enabled security by Andrew Shilton, Head of Pre-Sales

September 16, 2021

Market analyst firm, Gartner, believes that the combination of work from anywhere, cloud migration and digital transformation is creating a very different network security landscape to manage. To protect anywhere, anytime access to digital capabilities, they say security must become software-defined and cloud-delivered. This may require significant changes to security architecture and vendor selection. Providing […]


Successful SD WAN delivery. SD WAN brings serious benefits but it’s no pushover. Here’s the low-down from Malcolm Booden, MLL’s Senior Solutions Architect.

August 11, 2021

The signs are SD WAN is finally becoming the game changer it was always claimed to be – over a decade ago (see our previous blog on the subject). While there are undoubtedly several key benefits to your organisation taking the SD WAN route, don’t expect these can be realised without knowing a thing or […]


Cometh the hour, cometh the SD WAN. SD WAN has finally come of age. Ross Duke, MLL’s Technical Director – Public Sector explains why.

July 26, 2021

No matter where you look software defined networks (SD WAN) is very much the here-and-now of network connectivity. Then again, SD WAN is not a new concept. Vendor offerings have been available for an age in IT terms – at least 10 years. But it is only very recently that we have seen SD WAN […]


Responding to a changing network landscape by Jeremy Wastie, Head of Public Sector Sales

July 9, 2021

For public and private enterprise organisation the network is central to realising corporate digital transformation goals. But there’s a wind of change in the air. More organisations are starting to consider if there are better ways of extracting maximum value, functionality, agility and security from their network infrastructure and services. The increasing adoption of self-service […]


Part 4 of 4: New architecture

September 22, 2020

Working practices will not return to the way they were before lockdown and an organisation’s IT infrastructure needs to be designed to deliver the architecture that will provide the best value solutions for the required quality, performance and security. Some policy decisions which fall outside the remit of the IT department will be needed to […]


Part 3 of 4: Connectivity – different needs for different roles

September 15, 2020

Lockdown has demonstrated, particularly to flexible working sceptics, how individuals and teams can operate successfully while not being sat in the same office. The challenge now is to take this from “make do” solutions to a long term new way of working. Every home worker and every flexible/drop in office will need the bandwidth, quality […]

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