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May 16th 2024

Episode 17 – Navigating Sustainability in IT Networking

In this episode, hosts and industry leaders Nicholas Bridgeman and James Williamson dive into the urgent topic of sustainability in networking.

May 16th 2024

Episode 16 – Cisco Live 2024 Recap and Industry Insights

In this instalment of ‘Switching It Up’ Hosts Nicolas Bridgeman, Nick Gorse and James Williamson from BestPath dive into their experience at Cisco Live 2024.

May 16th 2024

Episode 15 – State of the Cloud Nation 2024

Join James and Nick as they unpack the 2024 State of the Cloud Nation. Discover the latest trends, from fierce competition to network elasticity and more.

May 16th 2024

Episode 14 – Happy New Year Trends, 2024 Style

Join Jimbo and Nick, your Network IT specialists, as they review 2023’s trends and dive into this year’s predictions. They reflect on centralising services, improving infrastructure visibility, and security challenges.

December 12th 2023

Episode 13 – IT Network Jack and Climbing the C-Suite Beanstalk

In this festive Christmas episode of Switching it Up”, hosts Graham, Nick, and Jimbo explore the challenges of selling IT projects to the C Suite.

November 30th 2023

Episode 12 – Driving Operational Efficiencies with Network Automation

Join us for Episode 12 of Switching It Up with Jimbo and Nick, where this time we’ll dive into the world of operational efficiencies and network automation, and how you can apply these to your business.

September 27th 2023

Episode 11 – Maximising the Value of Your Technology

Ensuring you get the best and most value out of your technology stack and software is key in today’s world of IT. Here, the team at BestPath give you some great tips and advice on what to look out for.

June 20th 2023

Episode 10 – Visibility and Monitoring

Switchin’ it up is back in the studio! This time we’re joined by Rich Ferrier from AlgoSec, who talked with us about visibility and monitoring in the networking space.

May 16th 2023

Episode 9 – Skills and People Shortages

We sat down with George Barnes, CEO of Hamilton Barnes, in our brand new podcast studio to discuss the skills and people shortage in the industry, and whether or not it’s just ‘recruitment hype’.

March 27th 2023

Episode 8: Security Comes with a Cost

This month, the guys discuss network security. We debate which is a greater threat to network stability: poor security, or outages? Do firewalls still have a place within a security infrastructure? What were some of the key takeaways from the world of network security at Cisco Live in Amsterdam this […]

February 10th 2023

Episode 7: The True Cost of Your Network Being Out Out

Jimbo and Nick talk network outages in February’s edition of the podcast. Join the guys as they answer: What is the cost of an outage to business? What are some of the most common causes of outages? How is the industry attempting to mitigate them?

January 18th 2023

Episode 6: Happy New Year’s Trends

Happy New Year to all our listeners! In this episode, Jimbo and Nick talk the trends they expect within the industry for 2023.

December 16th 2022

Episode 5: The Ghosts of Networks Past, Present and Future

Take a trip through time with the Ghosts of Christmas, where we talk all things networks.

December 13th 2022

Episode 4: The Cost of Infrastructure Consumption

What are the costs of cloud vs on-premise IT systems? BestPath provide guidance on the cost of infrastructure consumption. 

October 5th 2022

Episode 3: To Prem or not to Prem

BestPath tackle the debate between on premise and off premise IT systems – what are the pros and cons of each?

September 14th 2022

Episode 2: Hardware Shortfall

BestPath discuss the current Hardware Shortfall, and the steps that businesses can take to limit the impact on IT systems and infrastructure.

September 5th 2022

Episode 1: Introduction

BestPath’s new podcast series. In this first episode, Jimbo and Nick introduce themselves, and provide a glimpse into what listeners can expect from this series.