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Andrew McCreath
Andrew McCreath

Andrew McCreath is an IT strategist and evangelist with over 20 years experience of Consulting, Cloud & Infrastructure deployment, Data Centre Management and Business Development. Andrew has managed multi-million dollar projects while employed with CSC, Accenture, Credit Suisse First Boston, Kimberly-Clark, Société Générale and EMC. He has an in-depth exposure across the full range of services, including consulting, systems integration and outsourcing. Currently specialised in Strategy Execution for Cloud, Server & Desktop Workplace Virtualisation and Next Generation Data Centres.

Articles by Andrew

Is Cloud the Answer for the CIOs and CFOs?

03 Mar 2010  by Andrew McCreath
Is Cloud the Answer for the CIOs and CFOs?
There continues to be much hype around cloud computing.  It's been increasing over the last 18 months and is likely to continue growing for the foreseeable future. A number...

Private vs. Public Cloud: What Is Good For Your Business?

01 Feb 2010  by Andrew McCreath
Private vs. Public Cloud: What Is Good For Your Business?
Over the last 18 months the debate as to which type of cloud - private or public - is better has been hotting up. As far as Tom Brand, virtualisation practice lead at Glasshouse...

Fighting Back In 2010 With A ‘Just Enough’ Model

20 Jan 2010  by Andrew McCreath
Fighting Back In 2010 With A ‘Just Enough’ Model
If 2009 was the year of survival, 2010 surely has to be the year of digging in and recovering.  Whether you choose to use ‘the cloud’, or decide to bide your...

Keeping The Data Centre Going Over Christmas - The Importance Of DR, Back-Up And Staffing / Management

21 Dec 2009  by Andrew McCreath
Keeping The Data Centre Going Over Christmas - The Importance Of DR, Back-Up And Staffing / Management
As the Christmas holidays draw nearer, businesses are preparing for the festive close down and staff are looking forward to some well earned downtime.  Sadly, downtime for...

What Factors Will Prohibit Organisations From Moving To The Cloud?

09 Dec 2009  by Andrew McCreath
What Factors Will Prohibit Organisations From Moving To The Cloud?
So the cloud hype train rolls on and we’re all constantly being told how the cloud can help cut costs, increase agility and reduce time to market. The cloud certainly has...

Why Is A Disaster Recovery Strategy So Important Today?

23 Nov 2009  by Andrew McCreath
Why Is A Disaster Recovery Strategy So Important Today?
Simon Johnson, disaster recovery practice lead at GlassHouse Technologies (UK) discusses the importance of a disaster recovery (DR) strategy and asks how much downtime can you...