Scott is a 20-year IT infrastructure professional with a focus on virtualization and scripting. Based in Vermont, Scott has spent time running the gamut from small local firms to some of the largest international corporations. When time allows, he tries to give back to the community that has meant so much to him through his blog, involvement with VMUG and speaking about PowerShell and PowerCLI.

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Security

You Too Can Stink at Information Security!

January 6, 2020

“Security? We don’t need no stinking security!” I’ve actually heard a CTO utter words this effect. If you subscribe to a similar mindset, here are five ways you too can stink at information security. Train once and never test Policy says you and your …


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Systems

A POwerful SHortcut to Automating Operations

December 23, 2019

A few years back I was working at a SaaS provider when we had an internal hackathon. The guidelines were simple: As part of your project you had to learn something, and you had to choose a framework/methodology beneficial to the organization. I was …


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Applications

Start Automating Your Career

December 6, 2019

In a recent episode of a popular tech podcast, I heard the hosts say, “If you can’t automate, you and your career are going to get left behind.” Some form of this phrase has been uttered on nearly every tech podcast over the last …




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Systems

I’m Still On-Premises, Is That OK?

October 25, 2019

Following up on Will I Save Money by Moving to the Cloud? This post is part two of taking an atypical look at the public cloud and why you may or may not want to leverage it. If you stop and think for a …





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Networks

The Most Important Skill You’re Not Hiring For

August 15, 2019

Anyone who’s hired for a technical team can understand this scenario. You’re hiring for “X” positions, so of course you receive “X” times infinity applications. Just because you’re looking for the next whizbang engineer, it doesn’t mean you get to neglect your day job. …