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Mike Preston

Mike Preston is an IT professional and overall tech enthusiast living in Ontario, Canada. Over the last 15 years he has held several positions in the IT field, including Network Technologist, Systems Engineer, Programmer Analyst, and Systems Analyst. Mike is dedicated to the IT community and has presented numerous times at VMUGs, VMworld, and various industry events. He is a three-time vExpert, blogger at mwpreston.net, and author of Troubleshooting vSphere Storage.

Posts Featuring Mike Preston

Disaster Recovery Testing – Learning to Walk the Walk

With the influx of natural disasters, hacks, and increasingly more common ransomware, being able to recover from a disaster is quickly moving up the priority list for IT departments across…

Disaster Recovery – Time To Create Our Plan!

Thus far, we have gone over how to classify our disasters and how to have some of those difficult conversations with our organization regarding Disaster Recovery (DR). We’ve also briefly…

Business Continuity – DR Is Really just a Piece of a Much Bigger Cake!

All too often, especially if disaster recovery (DR) is driven and pushed by the IT department, organizations can fall into the common mistake of assuming that they are “good to…

Before Choosing a Technical Disaster Recovery Solution

Getting right into the technical nitty-gritty of the Disaster Recovery (DR) plan is probably my favorite part of the whole process. I mean, as an IT professional this is our…

Disaster Recovery – Focus on the Disaster First!

When organizations first take on the challenge of setting up a disaster recovery plan, it’s almost always based on the premise that a complete failure will occur. With that in…

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