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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

What is Next in Virtualisation?

23 Nov 2009  by Andrew McCreath
What is Next in Virtualisation?
In this blog post, Tom Brand, virtualisation practice lead at GlassHouse Technologies (UK), discusses what is next in virtualisation now businesses have done their pilot tests......

What is the Relationship Between Cloud and Virtualisation?

18 Oct 2009  by Andrew McCreath
What is the Relationship Between Cloud and Virtualisation?
With tightened budgets, businesses are constantly looking for way to see a rapid return on investment (ROI). This has increased interest in the adoption of pay-as-you-go cloud...

Worldwide IT Spending Down Six Per Cent - What Does It Mean

06 Oct 2009  by Andrew McCreath
Worldwide IT Spending Down Six Per Cent - What Does It Mean
Gartner predicted as recently as July that worldwide IT spend in 2009 would be six per cent lower than in 2008.  This figure looks bad enough, but when broken down further...

Selling Back To Your CEO / CIO. What Do They Want To Hear?

25 Sep 2009  by Andrew McCreath
Selling Back To Your CEO / CIO.  What Do They Want To Hear?
This featured article was written by Simon Shaw, strategy consultant, GlassHouse Technologies (UK) Ltd. There has long been a disconnect between on-the-ground IT staff and...

New Technologies in Data Centers : Database Virtualisation and Active Active Databases

07 Sep 2009  by Andrew McCreath
New Technologies in Data Centers : Database Virtualisation and Active Active Databases
Bilal Mehdi, senior consultant at GlassHouse Technologies (UK) discusses the benefits of new database virtualisation and active/active databases. Today’s datacenter...

Why Should You Be Concerned About Your RTOS And RPOS?

26 Aug 2009  by Andrew McCreath
Why Should You Be Concerned About Your RTOS And RPOS?
Disaster recovery (DR) is, by its very nature, difficult to plan for. But we’re all well aware of the problems associated with insufficient DR processes, policies and...