Who is Bright Future Now ?

I'm a Custom Cloud Designer, Architect & Implementation Consultant (and Systems Administrator and general techie) .

I'm also a VMware Certified Instructor and Amazon Web Services Authorised Instructor with many years of practical experience.
Currently I work all over the EMEA region, travelling to such diverse places as Cape Town, Nairobi, Dubai, Dublin and Oslo, to name but a few...

What is the Cloud?

Cloud computing is the on-demand availability of computer system resources, especially data storage (cloud storage) and computing power, without direct active management by the user. The term is generally used to describe data centers available to many users over the Internet.

A Cloud may be limited to a single organization (Private Cloud), or be available to many organizations (Public Cloud).

Cloud computing relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale.

What is Virtualisation?

“Virtualization software, also called a hypervisor, emulates computer hardware allowing multiple operating systems to run on a single physical computer host. Each guest operating system appears to have the host's processor, memory, and other resources all to itself. The hypervisor, however, is actually controlling the host processor and resources and allocates what is needed to each operating system, making sure that the guest operating systems (called virtual machines or virtual servers) cannot disrupt each other."

As a Trainer...

I'm an innovative technology professional who takes pride in building complex solutions with basic technology and getting the most from a company's technology investment. Generally I'm recognised as a tenacious problem solver focussed on making technology work. I have an innate love of technology and technical concepts and helping others acquire knowledge through interactive knowledge transfer..