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About Geoff Hopkins

Geoff is the national lead of RSM’s cloud platforms solutions team and manages multiple markets within RSM’s Northeast technology management consulting practice.

His collective experience over 22 years includes strategic planning and management of technology and operations with a distinguished career supporting high-end infrastructure engineering, systems implementation and resource management.

With the continued adoption of the cloud in the middle-market, he has focused on developing solution frameworks, blueprints and scorecards to support standardization efforts and reliability to the middle-market. Primarily focusing on the Microsoft stack of services, running on and via industry leading components for networking, compute, storage and security as organizations adopt a modern workplace.

Geoff’s team maintains strong skills around cloud services such as Azure and Office 365 as well as providing strategic advisory vCIO, managed services and turn-key project based staff for digital transformation, modern workplace and providing pragmatic work programs to deploy new or migration ready infrastructure such as performing post acquisition carve outs.

His team is adept in discovering opportunities that enhance IT offerings including service management, business resumption planning, productivity, automation/process improvement, consolidation and driving total cost of ownership benefits with end-to-end infrastructure and platform strengths to weave between strategy and final execution of roadmaps.

Professional affiliations and credentials

* Azure Cloud Architecture

* ITIL v3 Foundations / COBIT Framework / Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)

* Six Sigma Lean & Yellow Belt

* VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP 5) / Business Continuity Accreditation

* Dell Enterprise Architecture Storage

Education

* Post Graduate Commerce, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Creating a modern secure workplace

Creating a modern secure workplace

- February 21, 2019

At RSM, we have been educating our clients on the merits of effectively managing corporate data in the world of...

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TECH ALERT: Windows 7 still poses as a significant risk for many middle-market companies

TECH ALERT: Windows 7 still poses as a significant risk for many middle-market companies

- February 21, 2019

NOTE: Extended support from Microsoft for Windows 7 will end on January 14th, 2020. Leverage this critical time to address...

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Microsoft Office 365 – Business Drivers for SMB’s to Take the Cloud Plunge

Microsoft Office 365 – Business Drivers for SMB’s to Take the Cloud Plunge

- July 31, 2013

Cloud computing continues to be more affordable and accessible than ever before and is becoming the great equalizer for SMB’s...

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