Person: Paul Alexander

<p>Paul Alexander</p>

KMi, the first 25 years

At the 25th Anniversary KMi Festival we invited staff from across the OU campus to come and find out how our latest knowledge and media technologies are impacting education, science, and cities.  The Festival attendees included Lady Kitty Chisholm, one of the three founders of KMi, the STEM Executive Dean, Nick Braithwaite, and the new…

Paul attended the Gartner Symposium/IPxpo 2018 in Orlando, Florida

  KMi’s Senior Technology Officer Paul Alexander recently attended the Gartner Symposium/IPxpo 2018 in Orlando, Florida during the period of 14-18 October 2018. The conference is held annually and allows thousands of CIOs and senior IT executives to come together to explore and discuss strategic trends and technologies that are shaping the future of IT…

KMi project wins Storage Award at annual event

The OU-led digital initiative MK:Smart was successful at the 22nd annual Storage Awards, held at the prestigious Grand Connaught Rooms in London. The MK Data Hub was nominated (and won!) in the “Best Storage Solution” category for its “Data protection project”, this was built in conjunction with NCE Europe, Arcserve and CMS Distribution. Attending and receiving…

KMi wins Green Storage Solution of the Year

At the recent "Storage Awards 2009", the Knowledge Media Institute was presented with an award for Green Storage Solution of the Year. Paul Alexander (KMi’s IT & Systems Manager) represented KMi and received the award along with John Greenwood of NCE Computer Group who were responsible for implementing the solution with KMi technical staff. The…

DataCore User Conference 2009

Paul Alexander is currently attending the DataCore User Conference 2009 held in Dusseldorf at the famous LTU Arena. DataCore is the Storage Area Network (SAN) software that KMi use to store all of their data on. It allows us to mirror our data between both server rooms located at the Open University Walton Hall campus…

KMi Promotes Green IT at London Event

KMi IT & Systems Team members Paul Alexander and Damian Dadswell were at Kew Gardens in London yesterday attending the NCE IQ 2008 event. Held on a yearly basis, this event gives members of the IT industry an opportunity to find out about the latest developments in the area of storage, data protection, backup and…

KMi at VMworld Europe 2008 Conference

Paul Alexander is currently representing KMi at the first annual VMworld Europe conference in Cannes. VMworld is all about server virtualization and consolidation. Why do KMi care about this? Server virtualization has the potential to radically change our whole IT infrastructure in the future. We are able to run multiple operating systems on the same…

KMi Football Fun Night 2004

KMi&#39s first (hopefully annual) football fun night took place on Wednesday 4th August 2004. The event organised by KMi&#39s own “Wayne Rooney”, IT & Systems Manager Paul Alexander was to meet the Directors demand for a greater level of fitness due to late arrival in the morning after climbing the 300+ steps up the Berrill…

KMi Football Fun Night 2004

KMi&#39s first (hopefully annual) football fun night took place on Wednesday 4th August 2004. The event organised by KMi&#39s own “Wayne Rooney”, IT & Systems Manager Paul Alexander was to meet the Directors demand for a greater level of fitness due to late arrival in the morning after climbing the 300+ steps up the Berrill…