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Ken Clipperton

Principal storage analyst & Partner,
dcig, llc.

Ken Clipperton is the Principal Storage Analyst and a Partner at DCIG. Ken brings more than 20 years of information technology leadership to his current role. Prior roles include server administrator, systems analyst, and then information technology director at a series of three private colleges and universities. Ken has served on multiple corporate advisory boards, state-wide technology commissions, national user group boards, and presented at many national and regional technology conferences.

Throughout his career, Ken has specialized in evaluating and implementing innovative technologies to address operational, tactical and strategic business priorities. For example, Ken was a key leader in the creation of the world’s first comprehensive wireless community at Buena Vista University–a project called eBVyou–that became a national model and drew visiting teams from hundreds of colleges, universities and K-12 school districts.

Ken earned his MBA in Management Information Systems from Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN and a BA in History from Crown College.

Latest Posts By Ken Clipperton

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Unveiling the Future of Memory and Storage: Insights FMS2023

Despite the economic downturn that hit the memory providers hard this year, the 2023 edition of the show attracted more than 3,000 energetic participants. And I do mean participants. Many of the people at this event are the innovators who are engineering the future of memory, storage, and related technologies enabling the AI era.

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Architecting for Rapid Recovery at Scale

This article discusses the concept of architecting for rapid recovery at scale, explores the key principles and
technologies involved, and introduces the key capabilities that enable rapid recovery. Organizations adopting this approach will minimize the impact of inevitable system failures.

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2 Surprises from Nutanix .NEXT 2023

In this DCIG blog and video report, I share two surprising things I learned about the robust storage capabilities of Nutanix Unified Storage and Nutanix’s strategic shift from hyperconverged infrastructure with its implied on-premises focus to becoming an enterprise hybrid multicloud infrastructure provider.

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DCIG Updating its Research into SDS NAS Solutions 

DCIG invites solution providers to participate in the survey research through May 12, 2023. DCIG will publish results beginning in the 3rd quarter of 2023. These DCIG TOP 5 reports help IT decision-makers save valuable time by succinctly analyzing available solutions.

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