About Andy Grogan


andyAndy Grogan is a UK based Senior Technology Leader and author – having worked in the I.T industry since 1996, He has held a number of wide ranging roles in areas such as 1st, 2nd and 3rd line technical support, technical lead, technical architect, chief technical architect, head of 3rd tier technical services and CIO (Head of IT) in both public and private sectors.

He is currently the CTO for the largest local Government Shared Service provider in the UK over seeing the strategic direction and operational 3rd / 4th support tiers for three separate organisations totaling over 24,000 people.

The concept of www.telnetport25.com was born in 2005 on Google’s “Blogger” platform where the focus of the site was somewhat “off the wall” Exchange support scenarios.

However as Andy’s career and experiences have developed the site now focusses on a mix of technical, development and strategic advice.

Andy’s work has been very varied however has a predominant focus on Microsoft, HP, IBM, Citrix and VMWARE solutions with a distinct leaning towards Exchange, Active Directory, VBSCRIPT, C#, PowerShell and SQL Server.

Andy has also worked very closely with storage technologies, operations management, and Data Centre design and build.

Outside work – Andy has been lucky enough to be a five time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for Exchange Server (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013).

As well as www.telnetport25.com Andy has contributed to sites such as  http://searchexchange.techtarget.com and http://www.msexchange.org and has authored numerous technical articles and chapters for e-books.

If you would like to network with Andy – please do so via  LinkedIn or Twitter @telnetport25com