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OVER A THIRD OF ORGANIZATIONS UNSUCCESSFULLY OR INEFFECTIVELY
IMPLEMENTED CLOUD-BASED SOLUTIONS IN THE PAST THREE YEARS
WE CAN HELP YOU MIGRATE TO THE CLOUD MORE EFFICIENTLY AND RELIABLY
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Aptum’s experts work alongside your team to build a flexible solution that will serve your business outcomes now and into the future. Whether you're undertaking a complex build, migration or upgrade, we have an expert at your disposal who's built their career solving the types of problems that keep you up at night.

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"I don’t necessarily need someone on my staff who is an expert at configuring firewalls, networking and so forth; I’d rather outsource that service to a third-party partner that has the expertise to manage this so we can concentrate on what we do best - developing the systems.”

– Neil Turner, IT Director, Premia Solutions
Joseph Baqaeen
Practice Lead - Azure
"I work hard to establish a trusting relationship with my customers. My goal is to make them feel like the most important person in my world. I strive for this by coming up with solutions tailored specifically for them and providing advice when needed whether or not it's directly related to the issue at hand."
WHAT IS YOUR ULTIMATE GOAL WHEN WORKING WITH CUSTOMERS? I am a problem-solver and take on the challenges that customers are facing and provide them with creative and workable solutions. To ensure I fully understand their main problem, I let them talk freely about their issues and what they want and need. When presenting solutions to address their challenges, I will also provide the rationale behind the approach. AREA OF SPECIALIZATION? Cloud Native and Hybrid Cloud, (VMware, AWS, Azure and GCP) Developing intrest and skills for DevOps and Software Engineering. LIST OF CERTIFICATIONS Azure Architecture Expert, AZ-303, AZ-304
AWS Certified Associate
Google Professional Architecture
FAVOURITE THING TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK I love playing tennis and enjoy practicing Aikido. I love reading about philosophy and logic. I also have a big interest in languages, word play and paradox. As a result, I have a dry sense of humour. FAVOURITE DESSERT? Tiramisu, which I never share.
Traci Hardnett
System Administrator II
"I am resolution-oriented and empathetic to the client’s challenge and the adverse effect it can have on their business. I strive to resolve each issue as efficiently as possible to have a minimum impact on our clients. The key to this approach is to understand as much about the problem or inquiry as possible to prevent any unnecessary delay on the path to resolution."
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION? Windows server support
Azure Cloud Services
Minor Linux server support
FAVOURITE DESSERT? As a baker, I like any dessert that I can recreate in my kitchen. Still working on flan, it's tricky!
LIST OF CERTIFICATIONS Microsoft Azure Certification AZ-104
Logic Monitor Certification
FUN FACT I’ve never met a stranger.
I participate in missionary work domestically and abroad (Kenya)
Went on African Safari, fed a rhino, got up close with a lioness and tried to avoid an adolescent elephant. It was great!
Ben Kennedy
Lead Architect - Network
"Puzzles take many forms; such as solutioning for a potential customer, or solving some underlying network issue for an existing customer. Solving puzzles is what gets me out of bed in the morning."
WHAT IS YOUR ULTIMATE GOAL WHEN WORKING WITH CUSTOMERS? Ensure the network and network products and services are designed to be scalable and reliable AREA OF SPECIALIZATION? Making sure every packet makes it to its destination (aka Networking) FAVOURITE DESSERT? Tiramisu LIST OF CERTIFICATIONS Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Comptia Network+
Microsoft Certified Professional Windows
ITIL v3 Foundation
Metro Ethernet Forum Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional (MEF-CECP)
MEF Software Defined Networks/Network Functions Virtualization Certified Professional (MEF-SDN/NFV CP)
Jonathon Bamber
Pre-Sales Solution Engineer I
"I establish trust with our customers by building strong, long-term relationships and using my technical skills and knowledge to help them leverage Aptum's services to meet the demands of their business. I work with our clients as a trusted advisor to determine and recommend an IT solution that meets or exceeds their organizations cloud and IT infrastructure requirements."
WHAT IS YOUR ULTIMATE GOAL WHEN WORKING WITH CUSTOMERS? My goal is to determine what the client needs, to understand what we are solving for, and provide a solution that fulfills those requirements. AREA OF SPECIALIZATION? Microsoft Azure and Windows server FAVOURITE DESSERT? Strawberry Trifle LIST OF CERTIFICATIONS Microsoft Azure Certification AZ-104, AZ-900
Zerto Certified Associate: Foundations 8.0
ZCP: Enterprise Engineer
Zerto Certified Professional Cloud Service Provider
Logic Monitor Certified Associate
AWS Business Professional (Digital) - AWS
Lacie-Ellen Kemp
Project Manager
"As a project manager, I act as the face of Aptum on a wide variety of our customer projects. Supported by our great technical teams, I coordinate with customers to develop a project plan and those technical resources to ensure we deliver to the agreed scope and on time, to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations."
WHAT IS YOUR ULTIMATE GOAL WHEN WORKING WITH CUSTOMERS? To ensure that the customer is fully informed from beginning to end of their project, and that they have confidence the Aptum team is delivering their project. This is achieved through effective and open communications. AREA OF SPECIALIZATION? Microsoft Azure customer onboarding process LIST OF CERTIFICATIONS AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
AWS Business Professional Foundations
APMG AgilePM Foundation
APMG AgilePM Practitioner
PRINCE2 Foundation Certification
PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification
Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master
FAVOURITE THING TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK Take my dog Neo on long countryside or beach walks. FAVOURITE DESSERT? White chocolate and macadamia nut cookies.
Phillip Verberkmoes
Pre-Sales Senior Solution Engineer
"I work with our clients as a trusted advisor to determine and recommend an IT solution that meets or exceeds their organizations IT infrastructure requirements."
WHAT IS YOUR ULTIMATE GOAL WHEN WORKING WITH CUSTOMERS? My goal is to listen and ask questions to determine what the client needs. To hear what we are solving for and provide a solution that fulfills those requirements. AREA OF SPECIALIZATION? Azure cloud environments
Managed hosting of Bare Metal
VMware solutions
LIST OF CERTIFICATIONS Azure Expert Solution Architetct
AZ-303
AZ-304
FAVOURITE THING TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK Spend time with my family. Go to one of the many trails around our house. FAVOURITE DESSERT? Soft serve ice cream. Blizzard or Sonic blast.

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