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Legacy (Old) IT Documents

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

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

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

1996 (Age 26): 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

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

1996 (Age 26): 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.

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): STORM-IT Proposal

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

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

2003 (Age 33): 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): PKI Demonstrator

​I put together a 'demonstrator rig' which I used to explain various PKI capabilities.