Andrew Johnson David Fahrenkrug
Andrew Johnson is chief technology officer and David Fahrenkrug is chief information officer at Focal Point Solutions Group.
March 22, 2023 Andrew Johnson David Fahrenkrug
There are two secrets to success for any cloud or any service provider. First, get the best people, ones that understand people, business, and technology. Second, automate everything that can be automated because that is the only way the business will be able to scale and not collapse under the weight of the expense of – and difficulty in – hiring the next batch of people to grow the business.
A third thing might be hire people who can constantly automate themselves out of a job, but who also find new and valuable jobs to do.
To be a managed …Read more
October 31, 2022 Andrew Johnson David Fahrenkrug
After a long wait, the IBM i market is finally entering the true cloud era, one where utility pricing, performance, flexible capacity, and managed services are all available for companies running the IBM i operating system and RPG, Java, PHP, and sometimes COBOL applications against the Db2 for i relational database.
But there are clouds, and then there are things that should not rightly be called a cloud.
And we think that if you are a modern cloud, then your primary storage has to be flash and that there is no place for a hard disk drive based on spinning …Read more