Who is Michael Paul?
Techie | Father | Husband
Personal Interests: Gaming, Snowboarding, Photography
I’m a data protection consultant that has been fortunate to work at many great places in many great roles and as a result I wear many hats. Primarily interested in infrastructure (VMware vSphere & Azure), Microsoft 365 and Veeam. With strong experience in VDI (VMware Horizon), Unified Communications (Audiocodes, Skype for Business & Microsoft Teams), and VMware vSAN.
Most of my vendor accreditations are available via Credly.
Veeam Legends Backup & Replication Pocketbook – Version 1
Co-Author & Editor. Link
Veeam Whitepaper: Windows and Physical Servers Backup – Configurations and Best Practices
Quote contribution. Link
Guest Author. Link
Public Speaking Engagements Timeline
November 2022 – Business Insider Interview
Interview on the state of vendor certifications. Link (Paywall)
Tuesday 15th March (AMEA), Wednesday 16th March (APAC) – Virtual – Veeam Webinar
“Azure SQL Data Migration and Protection” – With Kirill Zverev. Link
Friday 21st January – Virtual – Veeam’s Friday Tech Bites
“Data Protection Best Practices – Backup Encryption” – With Rick Vanover. Link
Friday 27th August – Virtual – Veeam’s Friday Tech Bites
“Veeam Legends: The First 6 Months” – With Kseniya Zvereva & Rick Vanover. Link
Wednesday 26th May – Virtual – VeeamON
“Hold My Beer While I Recover to the Cloud” – With Rick “Rickatron” Vanover. Link
Wednesday 17th March – Virtual – Veeam v11 CrowdChat
Veeamv11 CrowdChat – With Michael Cade, Jorge de la Cruz, Chan Ekanayake, Dan Middleton, Paul Stringfellow, Wolfgang Taitl & Dean Lewis. Link
Thursday 7th November – Exeter – Nexus Open Systems / Cyber Security Associates @ Kaleider Studios
Delivering a Meaningful Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Experience – Speaker. Link to press release.
Thursday 26th January – Virtual – Infosecurity Magazine
Beyond Prevention – How a Cyber Resilient State can Provide a Ransomware Defense – Co-Speaker. Link