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Ian Sanderson

Ian is a Technology Solutions Specialist for virtualization specialist SITS Group in northeast England. He has 11 years’ experience in the IT industry, with a focus on virtualization technologies for the last 8 years.

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Old Tech, New Name?

The marketing machines of today often paint new technologies to suggest they’re the best thing since sliced bread. Sometimes though, the new products are just a rehash of an existing…

Say Kubernetes One More Time, I Dare You

Introduction OK, so the title is hardly original, apologies. But it does highlight the buzz for Kubernetes still out there not showing any signs of going away anytime soon. Let’s…

How to Configure an Office 365 Tenant

Introduction I’m going to look at the basic steps required for setting up an Office 365 tenant. There are a few ways you can purchase Office 365. There’s the good…

Meh, CapEx

Do you remember the good old days when you saved up your hard-earned cash to buy the shiny thing you’d been longing for? You know, like that Betamax player, the…

Is Cloud-Agnostic Even a Thing?

Before we can examine if cloud-agnostic is a thing, we must understand what it is in the first place. There are a multitude of opinions on this matter, but from…

IT Pros: How to Know When You’ve Jumped on the Hype Train

All aboard the hype train—departing soon! I think most people love to have the latest and greatest thing. Lines outside of Apple stores waiting for each new product is proof…

Licensing Monitoring Tools: What Types of Models There Are and When Each Could Be a Good Fit

This is a continuation of one of my previous blog posts, Which Infrastructure Monitoring Tools Are Right for You? On-Premises vs. SaaS, where I talked about the considerations and benefits of…

Which Infrastructure Monitoring Tools Are Right for You? On-Premises vs. SaaS

If, like me, you believe we’re living in a hybrid IT world when it comes to workload placement, then it would make sense to also consider a hybrid approach when…

Down With Cloud First – A Look at the Shift from Organizations Adopting a Cloud-First Mentality and What They Do Today

Today’s public cloud hyperscalers, such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, and Google, provide a whole host of platforms and services to enable organizations to deliver pretty much any workload you can…

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