Chris Gooch Consulting were engaged by EDF energy as part of the solutions design team. Quickly recognised as a leading Virtualisation Authority we were asked to put together an overview and plan for the adoption of virtualisation technologies. After detailed and comprehensive stakeholder engagement Chris Gooch wrote and maintained the Virtualisation Strategy for the UK based organisation. This incorporated our role as Design Lead for the Server Consolidation Programme in which EDF aimed to move to a Green Data Centre model. During our engagement 1 data centre was consolidated and this saved the business in the region of 800,000 in running costs by consolidating 643 servers onto virtual platforms

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Chris Gooch Consulting have fulfilled a number of senior roles for our clients. More recently, Chris Gooch was contracted as a Senior Infrastructure Architect to the FSA; the sole financial regulator within the UK responsible for ensuring all financial institutions comply within the financial laws of the country. Employed as the Architect and chief technical resource with sole sign off to rescue a failing multi million pound project. Chris successfully managed the key suppliers; ensuring that they adhered to the strict regulations and requirements that the FSA have in a technical governance capacity, whilst facilitating delivery of the solution.

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