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Greg Stuart

Greg is a technologist at heart. He has spent the last 20 years supporting various information technology projects in both the private and public sector. He started his career out as an intelligence analyst in the United States Air Force and is a veteran of both wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Greg spent a couple of years floating around the help desk pool before he worked his way into becoming a network administrator. In 2010 he was first introduced to VMware and quickly fell in love with the virtualization technology. Since 2010, Greg has been blogging, tweeting and podcasting about anything and everything related to virtualization. After a 3-and-a-half-year stint at VMware as a Sr. Consultant, he is back to working independently as a contractor supporting various private and public sector projects.

Posts Featuring Greg Stuart

Must-Have Tools for the Enterprise Data Center

Today’s data center is full of moving parts. If your data center is hosted on-premises, there’s a lot to do day-in and day-out to make sure everything is functioning as planned. If…

Choosing Monitoring Tools for the SMB

Small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) tend to get overlooked when it comes to solutions that fit their needs for infrastructure monitoring. There are many tools that exist today that cater to the…

Not All Monitoring Tools Are “One Size Fits All”

Monitoring tools are vital to any infrastructure. They analyze and give feedback on what’s going on in your data center. If there are anomalies in traffic, a network monitoring tool…

How to Pick the Best Data Center Monitoring Tools for Your Business

Many organizations grow each year in business scope and footprint. When I say footprint, it’s not merely the size of the organization, but the number of devices, hardware, and other…

The Pros and Cons of Open-source Tools

Cost plays a factor in most IT decisions. Whether the costs are hardware- or software-related, understanding how the tool’s cost will affect the bottom line is important. Typically, it’s the engineer’s…

Do I Need an Enterprise Management System?

When it comes to getting something done in IT, the question of “How?” can be overwhelming. There are many different solutions on the market to achieve our data center monitoring…

Implementing a Systems Monitoring Tool: What’s in it for You?

I don’t think there’s anyone out there that truly loves systems monitoring. I may be wrong, but traditionally, it’s not the most awesome tool to play with. When you think…

How to Use Monitoring Tools to Sniff Out the Root Cause

When it comes to IT, things go wrong from time to time. Servers crash, memory goes bad, power supplies die, files get corrupted, backups get corrupted…there are so many things…

It’s 2 a.m., Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

If you are old enough, you might remember that commercial that played late at night and went something like this… “It’s 10 p.m., do you know where your children are?” …

Top 5 Best Practices for Systems Monitoring

Systems monitoring has become a very important piece of the infrastructure puzzle. There might not be a more important part of your overall design than having a good systems monitoring…


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