About House of Brick

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The professionals at House of Brick are skilled at all forms of managed consulting services, scalable architecture, project planning and component integration, and backup and disaster recovery. Experienced consultants and mentors, we connect the business management and the project management elements, providing you the continuity necessary for success. We make budgets work, reduce risk, and eliminate the element of surprise. We have been saving our clients time and money for more than a decade.

At House of Brick Technologies, we are fully committed to providing our customers the opportunities they need to grow and succeed. To do this, we’ve based our company in the time-honored values of honesty, accountability, integrity and respect. It affects how we think and how we do business. Every member of the House of Brick team is dedicated to building lasting relationships with our customers – relationships that are firmly rooted in these core values.

 

The Story Behind our Name

Our story began, surprisingly, not with the Three Little Pigs, but with three friends from Omaha. The House of Brick team was originally assembled as a performance and integration team. We adopted the name “Product Integration Group”, which rolled up nicely to PIG. Our executive management at the time was less than comfortable with PIG for a prominent, customer-facing team. The name, however, survived a couple of attempts by management to change it. Customers loved it in our observation. When we went independent in 1998, we failed at coming up with a professional sounding name that integrated “pig”. We finally came up with “House of Brick”, invoking the three little pigs fairy tale. The name held onto our team pride and brought it into our new organization. “House of Brick” also happens to convey the stability and reliability of the system stacks we have architected or reviewed.brickhouse

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  • House of Brick founded
2005
  • House of Brick adopts VMware
  • House of Brick begins to offer managed services
2006
  • House of Brick executes first production implementation of Oracle on VMware
  • House of Brick offers first VMware based Oracle University RAC Class
2007
  • House of Brick offers VMware Oracle Solutions Lab at Oracle OpenWorld
2009
  • Nathan Biggs takes over as House of Brick’s CEO
  • Indiana University System Migration and Virtualization
2010
  • American Tire Virtualization Oracle E-Business Suite and RAC
  • University of British Columbia Virtualizing Oracle Database Servers
2011
  • House of Brick completes development of reusable Oracle and SQL Server on VMware process models
2012
  • House of Brick and VMware host GE Virtualizing Oracle Workloads on VMware webinar
2014
  • CTO Dave Welch leads Oracle Virtualization and RISC Migration boot camp at IOUG Collaborate
2014
  • CTO Dave Welch is featured in ComputerWorld article regarding Oracle Licensing in Virtualized Environments

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