Company Profile

Company Profile

OpenView Consultancy International was formed in April 1995 to provide Unix training and Consultancy to companies throughout the world. OpenView Consultancy International offer services covering networking, installation, administration, systems integration, programming, project management and course development. Clients past and present include:
Aepona Limited
Sun Educational Services
Horizon Open Systems
Sun Microsystems Dubai
Work carried out by OpenView Consultancy International is normally on a short term contract basis. Rates vary depending on the length and type of contract agreed with the customer. OpenView Consultancy International operate entirely independently of any hardware or software vendor currently in the marketplace and offer clients unbiased, professional advice and services.

A major part of OpenView Consultancy International’s portfolio is development of training courses to suit individual customer requirements. This includes areas such as customer’s training needs analysis and training programs, including the development of specific training course material.

Alan C. Corry – Director

Alan has been involved in computing since 1980 from his college days initially working with CP/M and assembly language based systems. He then moved into the emerging Unix marketplace in 1986, initially involved with Sun Microsystems in Ireland.

Since then Alan has worked mainly in the System Administration, Security & Support roles for a range of companies including a number of major hardware and software re-sellers. Over the years he has become proficient in a range of Unix flavors including SunOS, Solaris, HP-UX, SCO and Linux.

Alan’s experience has also involved a large amount of systems and network integration work encompassing Unix, Windows NT/2000/2003, and most Linux environments with specialised knowledge in areas such as DNS, sendmail, DHCP, security, High Availability and networking.

Over the years he has gained accreditation in a number of areas and has been an Authorised Training Instructor for Sun Microsystems since 1993, with a course portfolio ranging from Unix Introduction to Advanced System, Network Administration, Firewall / Internet security courses and High Availability systems.

In addition Alan was one of the first people in the UK to become a Solaris Certified Security expert. He is also Veritas Certified in Veritas Cluster and Veritas Volume Manager.

In December 2003 Alan was exclusively involved providing a Technical Assurance role on behalf of Sun Microsystems on the worlds largest Civil IT Programme – the NHS National Program for IT in England.  What began as an initial twelve month contract was extended several times through to July 2008.

Another significant project of Alan’s was as a Directory Services Specialist with the Macquarie Group based in Sydney and London on a contract which, with several renewals, spanned six years to July 2016.