This blog will be my online scrapbook of problems, solutions and tips that I discover in my work as an IT Professional. My clients and colleagues have always suggested that I share some of my ideas and findings, this is my attempt at making that information available.
An accomplished IT professional with extensive experience with classic, virtualised and cloud datacentres. I have a proven track record for delivering large scale complex project design and implementation. I possess a broad skillset covering the vast majority of core infrastructure technologies with a focus on Virtualisation, Storage and Microsoft Server solutions.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
• VMware Enterprise vCloud Suite – VMware vCloud Director, vSphere, vCenter Chargeback and vCloud Networking and Security.
• Server Hardware – Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), HP, Dell
• Diligent team player with a positive work ethic
• Unified Storage – EMC VNX 5300, VNX 5500, Datadomain, DNUK Teravault, Dell PowerVault MD Series
• Microsoft Infrastructure – Active Directory (Forest Migration & Transitions), Exchange, SQL, Hyper-V, Clustering
• Windows PowerShell Scripting/Automation
• Strong initiative and self-management
• Messaging – MIMEsweeper for SMTP, McAfee Email Gateway (formerly IronMail)
Additionally, I spend some of my spare time helping others on discussion forums, social media site twitter and writing articles for this Tech Blog. On this blog I document solutions to interesting technical issues and may even write about my hobbyist interest of micro-controllers and electronics.
I’ll try and post as frequently as I can and with information that will help others in the IT community
John Milner (jfrmilner)
Senior Virtualisation Architect