Philip Elder
Technical Architect - HA/Compute/Storage
  • St. Albert,
  • Alberta,
  • Canada
Member Since: 2007/06/05
Industry: Computer & IT
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Philip is a Technical Architect specializing in high availability solutions for SMB/SME businesses and hosting companies.

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Professional Background
Co-Owner and Chief Technical Architect
Canadian Cloud Worx
May 2014 – Present
Woldwide
CCW provides a complete Cloud Office Solution.

Our cloud clients have their own Active Directory Domain Services structure, Exchange server, Remote Desktop Session Host(s) and/or farm, and data repository. Their SQL and SharePoint workloads along with virtually any Line of Business application can be set up for any device delivery or via dedicated desktop.

CCW proudly utilizes high availability solutions designed by the MPECS Inc. team!
Co-Owner and Chief Technical Architect
MPECS Inc.
May 2003 – Present
Worldwide Clientelle
We provide highly specialized on-premises, hybrid, and Cloud services with a focus on providing High Availability solutions to clients as small as 15 seats.

In the last few years we have developed a Microsoft based solution for storage (Scale-Out File Server cluster) and compute (Hyper-V cluster) that we've been deploying for SMB/SME I.T. companies to run their client cloud solutions on.
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MPECS Inc. is a Microsoft Small Business Specialist Company that has morphed into a Cloud Services company.

Our focus is now on Hyper-V and Scale-Out File Server failover clusters that provides the foundation for small to medium hosting companies to deliver tenant solutions.

Check out our blog: http://bit.ly/MPECSBlog where you will find a lot of posts on our experiences with clustering, SBS, and more.

Microsoft awarded me SBS MVP award for 2009-12, WSSMB 2012 and 2013, and now Cluster MVP 2014+.

Hire Me: Please feel free to contact me for assistance. I provide consultative and support services for dedicated clients as well as on behalf of IT Organizations around the world as an "employee".

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