As an enablement specialist and technical trainer, my role often involved me travelling and delivering sessions in person. As COVID hit, and all travel ceased, I have had to adjust how I deliver sessions. This has involved multiple iterations of my home office setup to accommodate my needs. Previously my home office was the only set up for the odd day or two that […]
With the ever growing dependence on IT, backup & disaster recovery are necessary services for every environment. Simplifying what is typically time consuming, Backup and Disaster Recovery services are getting more automated and smarted daily. When we consider the evolution of backup mediums across history tape devices, a technology still used today, is the oldest backup medium. The evolution of cloud and ‘as a Service’ […]
I recently came across a list of quotes from Peter Drucker, one of the many quotes that really made me think is the topic of this blog, “If you want something new, you have to STOP doing something old.” As I sat and thought about this some more, it really does make a valuable pitch when discussing cloud and next gen apps with potential […]
Many cloud migrations are done with a lift and shift migration. Relocating legacy virtual machines or converting physical machines into a service providers virtual environment. This method is all about relocating the workload, and cost saving by removing the CapEx expense of physical infrastructure (Generally storage, compute and reduced network infrastructure) within the customer environment. Service Providers are not evolving past this and continue […]
Recently I have had a common question come up with lots of discussions that I have with Service Providers (this will help anyone building or delivering a service not just Service Providers). The question is aimed at how to productize a service, what get’s included and what gets excluded. Unfortunately no simple answer to this question exists, as it really does depend. What does […]