As ever, we are committed to providing the top tier of technical expertise, and as three more staff members pass industry exams, our offering has never been stronger. With these achievements, our team cement their technical proficiency and significantly increase the overall depth of our services.
Our Managing Director, Steve Brehaut, said:
"As our team continue to develop their professional skills and certifications to keep up with the ongoing developments in the technology industry, our expertise and capability as a company increases in strength.
Our commitment to providing the best services possible in all areas of our offering is clear to see in the motivation and aptitude of our team. These certifications are great personal achievements that will increase our team's ability to provide unrivalled service to all of our clients."
Ollie Le Prevost, Systems Consultant, has successfully completed the Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty Certification, after passing the AZ-140 exam. This certification proves a great level of expertise in Azure's virtual desktop technology, including the ability to architect an environment to suit a clients’ requirements, implement a highly available and secure infrastructure and manage the users’ environments and applications. Ollie’s achievement adds another feather in his cap and bolsters our systems team and their capability for our clients.
Ollie said: “I have worked with a variety of virtual desktop environments in the past, including on the implementation of Azure's virtual desktop, so taking the exam and gaining the speciality certification seemed like the right step to validate my knowledge in this product set. A lot of businesses currently work inside of a virtual desktop environment, and going one step further and utilising Microsoft's Cloud solution (Azure), configured to meet businesses requirements, can provide a large number of benefits.”
Systems Consultant Jon Grantham has become a Veeam Certified Architect, passing his VMCA 2022 exam. Achieving this certification demonstrates his high level of knowledge and ability surrounding the design, deployment and optimization of data protection architecture in on-site, off-site and hybrid environments. This qualification is a significant achievement and reaffirms Jon as a principal member of our systems offering.
Jon said: "I am thrilled to have been able to get trained and qualified as a VMCA 2022, having used Veeam for most of my Career. Veeam is constantly innovating and proving itself as a leader in backup, recovery and data protection for all shapes and sizes of environment. This qualification brings my knowledge up to the next level, allowing me to scope and build out much more advanced backup solutions, as well as enabling me to review and optimise existing solutions to ensure that customers are getting the best data protection and the most out of the product. Currently, Ransomware is still a top cyber security concern for most businesses, so having the best data protection solution possible is very important."
Nick Girauld, Technician, has just received his CompTIA A+ certification, having passed two exams: Core 1 and Core 2. This certification evidences his ability to support today's core technologies, spanning across a range of services including cloud, data management, hardware troubleshooting and security, making him a go-to team member in end point management and technical support.
Nick added: "I've worked in IT for around 3 years now and I used this exam to demonstrate and validate the knowledge and experience I have acquired so far, as well as aiding with my career progression. Both exams covered a variety of areas including; Hardware, Networking and Troubleshooting, with Virtualisation and Cloud computing covered in the first exam alone. I learned new information and skills whilst taking this course, as it covers such a wide aspect of IT, and I look forward to putting these skills to use. The second exam was a lot more procedure based and covered Operating Systems, Security, Software Troubleshooting and Operational Procedures. I really enjoyed learning about the different processes for handling situations and incidents and will definitely be putting this to use wherever possible in my work."