DIY Seating / Standing Home office

  Hi I thought I’d share my notes and thoughts on my new office configuration for anyone out there that is going through the same decision-making choices.  I expected that a seating / standing desk would cost a lot more than it did, plus after using the desk for the last 3 weeks the improvements to my working position is great.     So let’s cover some History Over the last 3 months I’ve suffered with chronic back pain after several visit’s to the  chiropractor I gave in and decided that to help alleviate my back pain and stress I […]

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2018 1st Quarter

    2018 So Far … 2018 has started extremely well for myself, the first event which I was privileged to attend was vRetreat in London on 16th February, this was a great event hosted by Patrick Redknap, sponsored by Cohesity and Zerto, my full write up of the day can be found here.     Next up on 22nd February we had the first North East VMUG event of 2018 where we smashed our attendance figures with five new sponsors, some great VMware Keynotes and three excellent community sessions, the recap of the event can be found here. Next […]

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2017 Achievements

2017 started very promising ……….   I was accepted for the 2nd year running onto the VMware vExpert program and also to accompany this award I was accepted onto the Cisco Champion Program…… Totally Buzzing    To find out more information on both the above program’s check out the links below.   VMware vExpert Program Cisco Champion Program   Thank you to everyone who prompted me to apply and congratulations to all the nominated IT professionals. Please follow and like us:

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Hello world!

Welcome to my Blog. This is my first, so here we go……. I’ve been contemplating putting my fingers to keyboard for quite some time now and I’ve finally made the jump into the “Blogging Arena” Here’s a little snippet about me: I’m Alan Burns, an IT Professional based in Sunderland “The True North East” of the UK. I’ve been working in IT for a little over 12 years now – starting from the bottom on a 1st Line helpdesk, progressing through the ranks of Desktop support, 2nd / 3rd line support, Infrastructure Engineering, Delivery Engineering to Cloud Platform Team Leader at […]

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