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Technology, Partnerships and Choice

Before I joined Veeam I spent all my career working for service providers. I spent my first 7 years working for a hosting provider working on Windows and Linux systems. At that stage there was really no competition around in terms of what platform you hosted a website on… if the developer was writing in […] Read More

Using PowerShell with APIs to Generate Let’s Encrypt SSL Certs with CloudFlare or GoDaddy DNS

Lets Encrypt has issued over a billion SSL certificates since starting out and has all but ended any reason for not having trusted SSL certificates installed on test/dev, lab or non-production systems. I even know instances where they front production systems. Over the years i’ve pretty much been one of those people that don’t care […] Read More

Quick Fix – Microsoft Teams Not Loading on MacOS Big Sur

I’ve recently gotten my hands on the new Mac Mini M1 which comes with MacOS Big Sur as the default operating system. Being new, and on Apple Silicon, I expected a few compatibility issues with some of my older MacOS usuals. Microsoft Teams is not M1 optimized and runs under rosetta 2. Teams is a […] Read More

2021 – The Quickening!

We have almost gone a whole week now in 2021 and it has not been the hard pivot that most were hoping for… in fact things around the world seem to be getting worse from the pandemic point of view… however the night is darkest just before the dawn! Looking back at the last twelve […] Read More

2020 Wrapped Up and Reviewed – Veeam Product Strategy Live

While the Veeam Product Strategy Team had our wings clipped this year by Covid, together with Veeam as a whole, we adjusted to this by trying to get to the masses via different means. One of these was an idea that we had in the early days of the pandemic which was to bring members […] Read More

2020 Wrapped Up and Reviewed – Great Things with Great Tech

One of the positive things to come out of 2020 for me was the launch of Great Things with Great Tech. This was something that I had been thinking about for a long time and 2020 gave me the opportunity to pivot on my original idea and take advantage of the Podcast explosion as well […] Read More

If Cyberpunk 2077 was a Backup Product?

For those in the gaming world, you would be well aware of the much anticipated release of Cyberpunk 2077… a game that was first announced back in 2013 and was even more hotly anticipated after the updated release trailer was featured at the E3 last year with Keanu Reeves featuring as an in game character.  […] Read More

Wifi Coverage New Downstairs

Eero Mesh WiFi Review Part 2 – Setup and Performance Comparison

A few months ago I wrote about why I decided to go with the Eero extenders for WiFi at home and went over some of the technical specs of the Eero mesh router pack. In this post I am going to go through a little bit about the setup and then dive straight into some […] Read More

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