Richard May and Barry Blake

Richard May and Barry Blake

Richard May, Managing Director of virtualDCS spoke to students at Leeds Metropolitan University about the past, present, and future of the Cloud Computing experts.

The speech took place as part of the University’s ‘real world’ curriculum, which aims to bring examples real world business experience to the students.  Richard May commented on the opportunity stating that: “It was an honour to speak to the final year university students and to give them an insight into the Cloud Computing industry and the journey that the virtualDCS team has taken over the last four years. It was great to be able to pass my experience on to such a budding group of young entrepreneurs and I wish them every success in the future.”

During the speech Richard explored both his personal journey and the journey of the virtualDCS team, detailing how the team remained at the forefront of innovation, working closely with organisations such as VMware to create one of the first true Enterprise Cloud platforms.

Barry Blake, module leader said: “At Leeds Met we try very hard to bring “real life” experience in alongside the academic environment. I am particularly pleased that Richard May, a successful Leeds entrepreneur gave a guest Lecture to my Entrepreneurship and Business Development undergraduates.”

The founders of virtualDCS have pioneered the development of the Cloud Computing industry for over a decade. As one of the first companies dedicated to Cloud services in the world, confident customers only receive the finest solutions. Their approach is to work in partnership with clients to ensure that their infrastructure is ready to exceed the service levels demanded by their business.

 

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