Technology innovations such as Cloud, Microservices, Infrastructure as Code, Software Defined Everything,  DevOps, Operational Analytics are enabling enterprise IT to meet the demands of a fast-paced and technology driven Digital Economy.

The Automaton is a blog site for improving technical understanding of IT automation as it relates to cloud and the datacenter. It covers a broad spectrum of technologies, trends, best-practices, and code walkthroughs. Serving a broad audience from CIO’s to Developers, with beginner to advanced knowledge in a given topic.  It also features content created from my practical experience at Dimension Data to give the deeply technical readers a unique and practical viewpoint.

As for me, I am a technology afficionado, tinkerer and evangelist all rolled into one. I relish solving real world business problems, or leading disrupting change with emerging technologies. I am currently employed by Dimension Data as a Solution Architect with a mandate to deliver innovative solutions to clients, partners, internal teams and the community at large.

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