Category Archives: Projects

Stop the Silos, Automate

Automate all things! The above tile came from Chris Wahl. As I continue my road to my #VCDX and technology in general, this quote still stands true. In today’s corporate world silo were built for the following reason: Regulatory Business Unit Interest Focus Project Focus When these silos were created they were for very good… Read More »

VEEAM 9

VEEAM v9 I just got out of a online webinar for VEEAM v9. I am really excited for the VEEAM v9 release. There are a ton of features that are coming soon. This is a really short post because I cannot say much more than that. Be on the look out for the release!  

Sophos UTM 9

Sophos UTM 9 This will be a high level over view of my experience with setting up the Sophos UTM 9 virtual application. Sophos has a FREE, yes I said free version of their Sophos UTM appliance. This firewall will protect up to 50 IP address.  You read more here. I proceeded to download the… Read More »

VirtualDesignMaster – Challenge 4

VirtualDesignMaster (vDM) Challenge 4 This VirualDesignMaster challenge had me from the beginning.  Orchestration was something I wanted to learn, just not in four days! The challenge 4 design requirements: vDM Challenge 04 The hardest part of this design was figuring out what an orchestration tool was… Wiki say this: Orchestration describes the automated arrangement, coordination, and management… Read More »

VirtualDesignMaster Challenge 3

VirtualDesignMaster (vDM) Challenge 3 I know that the competitors have not been released for #vDM. I am really lucky to be one of these competitors. The challenge 3 design requirements: vDM Challenge 03 The hardest part of this design was deciding on a backup/DR solution. There are so many great products out there. VEEAM, Unitrends, and Backupexec… Read More »

VirtualDesignMaster – Challenge 2

VirtualDesignMaster Challenge 2 I know that the competitors have not been released for #vDM. I am really lucky to be one of these competitors. The challenge 2 design requirements: vDM Challenge 02 The hardest part of this design was deciding on a cloud solution. I have never attempted a design utilizing the public cloud. At least there… Read More »