Legacy (Old) IT Documents

​1991 (Age 22): 'Computerisation' of Factory Stores at GEC: Report

IBM PCs running MS-DOS v3, Ashton Tate DBase III+.

​1995 (Age 25): GEC LAN Disaster Recovery Strategy
Windows NT, DAT tapes, floppy disks.


1996 (Age 26): GEC Newsletter Contribution
I led the roll-out of 200 PCs, 150,000 files took up 5,000 MB of storage, we were networking computers so they could share data! :-)


1996 (Age 26): Moaning about Something at GEC

Hierarchial Storage Management (HSM), DAT drives, SCSI disks, RAID 5, Windows NT Advanced Server v3.1.


1996 (Age 26): GEC Local Area Network (LAN) Strategy

UTP cabling, TCP/IP, PSTN dial-up, MegaStream, Windows NT Server v3.51, WordPerfect v5.1, Lotus 1-2-3, CorelDraw, Pascal, Fortran, 32MB RAM, 1GB disk storage.


1997 (Age 27): Tarmac IT Manager Proposal
A proposal to reorganise head office IT systems.  Printers, mail, storage, archival, cabling, laptops, Schedule+, 28 KBit/s dial-up modems, 128 KBit/s ISDN.


1998 (Age 28): Britannia STORM-IT Proposal

Millennium compliance, new operating systems and software.  Proposing an upgrade to Windows NT Workstation 4.0, Microsoft Office.


1998 (Age 28): Britannia Application Packaging Guidelines
Operations guide for packaging applications such as Microsoft Office, using WinInstall.


1999 (Age 30): Lynx Technology Year 2000 (Y2K) Advisory

While working as a consultant at an IT systems integrator, I accepted the role of IT manager in November 1999 - picking up the Y2K poisoned chalice.


2003 (Age 33): HMRC Network Design

The design contained secure WiFi, VPNs, RSA SecurID tokens, web content blocking, etc.  It was ahead of its time - for the public sector!


2005 (Age 35): EDS PKI Demonstrator

​I put together a 'virtual rig' which I used to demonstrate various PKI capabilities.

David Wozny - PKI Bloke (Retired)