Meet Nishan Balasingham – Cloud Solution Specialist

written by Michael Anderson posted on April 8, 2019

Nishan Balasingham Nishan is our new Microsoft Cloud Solution Specialist. He has over 13 years of IT experience in Toronto and Winnipeg.

In this role, he assists our clients with their digital-transformation and cloud-migration journey, assessing their current environment, selecting a migration strategy, and executing it.

Nishan has earned a degree in computer engineering with a background in programming and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certificate in Office 365. His roles have alternated between SharePoint Specialist and Solution Architect.

“Nishan is a valuable resource to 365 Technologies as we expand our Cloud services and the breadth of solutions that we offer to our clients,” says Michael Anderson, President & CEO
A Q&A with Nishan:

1. What do you hope to bring to 365 Technologies?

To work with our clients of all sizes on their Cloud-migration journey by providing my expertise knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Cloud solutions, including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams.

2. When people ask you – “What’s the Cloud?” – what do you tell them?

This can mean many things based on who is asking and their purpose. In general, it’s a large collection of servers running in a massive data centre with ability to pool resources on-demand for computing needs. For a small business, the Cloud offers opportunities to move their workloads from on-premise servers to hosted solutions.

3. What’s one piece of advice you’d give a business that wants to move to the Cloud?

Take small steps first. Start with a proof of concept or pilot project to get comfortable with what it means to be “in the Cloud.”

4. What are the advantages to a business moving to the Cloud?

The primary advantages are data accessibility, improved collaboration, data security and recovery.

Welcome to the 365 Technologies team, Nishan!

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