30 years experience using a number of computer hardware platforms

Cloud Computing

Holder of Ubuntu Linux and Windows virual machines, within the NeCTAR research cloud, whilst at Monash University.

Link: https://nectar.org.au/

User of Red Hat virtual servers on a Blade Cloud at Peter Mac.

Laser Printers

Using JetForm Server have configured printing to Laser Printers across a number of geographic locations at Monash University.

Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JetForm

  • Attended training at Jetform Pacific in Sydney

  • VPN Routers

    Purchased Netgear ProSafe VPN routers at Community Veterinary Services and connected them to ISP services.

    Implemented Class-C reserved networking topology across multiple business locations permitting concurrent database access.

    Intel Desktops

    Purchased a high end business Dell desktop at PeterMac that was used as a bioinformatics research workstation running long term processing tasks.

    Raspberry Pi

    Purchased many models of Raspberry Pi. Starting from the original Model B computer to the more recent Model 3B. Have tried a number of operating systems including Raspbian, Ubuntu Mate and OpenElec.

    Digital Equipment Corporation

    At Monash University was administration staff of VAX Alpha computers running VMS and Digital Unix.

  • Attended training in the Digital Unix platform at Global Knowledge Networks

  • Sun Microsystems

    At DSTC used a SPARC station running Solaris.


    During the 1980s used a Plus 4 running BASIC.