Consultancy services for IT infrastructure design, development, deployment and maintenance. Primary experience in VMware virtualisation technologies, VMware VDI, storage, networking & Wintel. Long or short term engagements for small, medium businesses looking to build out new or upgraded environments. Beyond pure technical requirements, Virtual Earthrunner IT Ltd can also offer leadership or senior level management services for IT across all disciplines, up to C level roles.
Partnered with VMware and Microsoft. A new business but backed with many years experience within the IT industry, from Infrastructure support to department head. Although VEIT will work with all vendor hardware/software used by clients, VEIT prefers to work with VMware, HP, EMC, FortiNet, Infoblox, Veritas, Cisco, Qnap, Microsoft, Kaspersky, ManageEngine (Zoho), Symantec.
Currently beginning an engagement with Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe at their London offices, as a VMware & NetBackup consultant, VEIT was previously working with Ingeus UK Ltd to work on a greenfield design and deploy project to provide a VMware based Windows services infrastructure to support around 1000-1200 users. Using VMware vSphere 6.0 and clustered ESXi hosts, backed by Cisco networking and JetStor fibre channel SAN storage, the Windows 2012R2 services deployed included: Active Directory, DNS/DHCP, SUS, SQL 2014, WDS/MDT, MBAM/BitLocker, Exchange 2013, on-premise CA, SharePoint Foundation. Spanned across two data centers using Veeam Backup & Replication to support to DR strategy and backup/failover technologies.
Previous engagements, a 14 year long permanent assignment to Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. Initially to lead the Network & Servers team but quickly expanding to heading up the entire Information Systems Group supporting all design, development, implementation, maintenance IT security and BAU services for all IT within the business. During this time VEIT employees introduced/evolved many technologies to/in the business, including but not limited to: VMware ESX/vSphere, Horizon View, Horizon Mirage, vCloud Suite, vRealize Suite, HP EVA, EMC VNX, NetBackup, HP Procurve networking, Brocade SAN switches, FortiNet Fortigates & FortiMail, Splunk SIEM, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Exchange 2010, full site failover DR, IPSec/SSL VPN and 2FA, DNS/DHCP eventually using Infoblox technology, ServiceDesk Plus service management, Windows XP/7, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2008R2/2012R2 and evolving Active Directory, SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012, business standard practices, full 1st/2nd/3rd line support lifecycle with incident/problem/change management, security incident response services, 3rd party security penetration testing and support services, Mitel VoIP telephony.
Virtual Earthrunner IT Ltd is looking to help other business who require IT services across all levels to assist with developing their environment beyond current, building from new or simply providing a comprehensive review for recommendations. Please contact us for further information or to discuss any possible engagement opportunities.
John Parsons (Managing Director)