AWS North East User Group – March 2018

Recently myself and @alburns73  contacted AWS to revive a user group in the North East of England.  The group was active but appeared to have closed down.  AWS cannot be ignores these days, thats clear for all to see even for an infrastructure guy like myself.  with that in mind, the past […]


Veeam Vanguard – Class of 2018 4

Today I woke up to a great email from @RickVanover  this morning announcing I have been selected for the Veeam Vanguard program class 2018.  The Vanguard program stared in 2015 and I have been keen to join since, the group is very active and includes a lot of community champions around the […]


vExpert Cloud Award

A slightly outdated post but recently i was lucky enough to be added to the VMware vExpert Cloud program with some really big names, its a privilege to be apart of the group and I look forward to getting involved.  As part of the group there is a private slack […]


About Me – Updated 1

TL;DR – the last amount 3 years has been awesome! I thought I would get an updated version of the “about me” section and not to just update the previous page but to rather leave that out in the ether for comparison.  Its coming up to 3 years since I […]


VMworld Europe 2017 – Day 2

Day 2 key notes included a Q&A session where people could submit questions the previous day and they would answer some of them.  They also demo’d a made up company called Elastic Sky Pizza which showed the breadth of the VMware offering including VMware Cloud Foundation, VMware AppDefence, vRealize Operations […]


VMworld Europe 2017 – Day 1

Tuesday was the official day 1 which kicked off with the key note that even included a VR demo with Pat Gelsinger throwing a live VM around the cluster and into a AWS cloud using VMware Cloud on AWS.  This actually worked well and was something different and whats cool is […]