Dermot joined IP Telecom in December 2019 as NOC Manager and is responsible for ensuring IP Telecom's infrastructure is fully operational. His team manage the network, servers, databases and software services that underpin our service. With over 20 years of experience of running infrastructure, Dermot loves the challenge of automating the deployment and monitoring of complex environments. Prior to joining IP Telecom, Dermot built a wide range of IT systems in academia and research, including data repositories, 3D visualization environments, and parallel computing platforms. He also participated in national and international working groups on digital preservation and data management. In his spare time, Dermot enjoys singing Bach with his choir and cycling with his two children.