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Jerome Wendt

CEO and principal data protection analyst, DCIG, LLC.

Jerome Wendt currently serves as the CEO and Principal Data Protection Analyst of DCIG, LLC, which he founded in 2007. Mr. Wendt is an avid writer who has written thousands of articles that have appeared in multiple magazines, on-line publications, and websites. Mr. Wendt is recognized as one of the foremost technology analysts in the enterprise data storage and data protection industries. Mr. Wendt covers topics related to enterprise and cloud infrastructures to include all-flash and hybrid arrays, cloud computing, cloud storage, data protection, hyperconverged infrastructures, and software-defined storage (SDS).

Since founding DCIG, Mr. Wendt originated and developed the processes and methodologies that went into the creation of the DCIG Buyer’s Guides and TOP 5 reports. The first DCIG Buyer’s Guide was released in 2010 with millions of copies of the DCIG Buyer’s Guides and TOP 5 reports having been distributed worldwide. The Buyer’s Guides and TOP 5 reports have assisted decision makers in properly evaluating and classifying key enterprise data center technologies. The DCIG Buyer’s Guides and TOP 5 reports are widely recognized and used by information technology professionals who view them as the “go-to” source if looking to understand where a product best fits in their enterprise infrastructure.

Prior to founding DCIG, Mr. Wendt served as storage engineer working for First Data Corp. He also has written and contributed to leading publications to include ComputerWorld, Disaster Recovery Journal, DRJ.com, InfoStor, IT Central Station, SearchStorage.com, and Storage Magazine, among others. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems in 1995 from Washburn University (Topeka, KS) and a bachelor’s degree in Theology in 1990 from Ambassador University (now merged with Azusa Pacific University) in Pasadena, CA. More recently, Mr. Wendt was certified as an Amazon Cloud Solutions Architect. When away from work, he enjoys bowling, camping, fishing and playing Sudoku.

Lastest Posts By Jerome Wendt

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Deciphering 100+ Cyber Secure Backup Targets Webinar

Enterprises once considered storage systems that functioned as backup targets a haven for their backups. Those days are effectively over unless an organization chooses a backup target that can host and protect their backups. To discuss how to best decipher the 100+ cyber secure backup targets on the market, join myself, DCIG Principal Data Analyst, and Nexsan in an upcoming webinar on March 6, 2024, at Noon CT.

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2024-25 DCIG TOP 5 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Target US Edition Report Now Available

OMAHA, Neb., (February 15th, 2024) – DCIG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the US Edition of its TOP 5 report on 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Targets. The 2024-25 DCIG TOP 5 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Target US Edition of this report provides enterprises with guidance on the best cyber secure backup targets to use for storing backups, repelling ransomware attacks, and facilitating restores and recoveries.

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2024-25 DCIG TOP 5 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Target US Edition Report Now Available

DCIG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the 2024-25 DCIG TOP 5 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Target US Edition Report. This report provides guidance on the TOP 5 cyber secure backup targets that enterprises should consider in their fight against ransomware. These TOP 5 backups targets afford enterprises the best options for accelerating backups, repelling ransomware attacks, and facilitating restores and recoveries.

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Cohesity’s Bold Move Shakes Up Enterprise Data Protection

Rarely does one wake up to read earth-shaking news in the enterprise data protection industry. However, today represents one of those days with the announcement that Cohesity will acquire Veritas NetBackup. I mean, how often does an emerging enterprise data protection provider boldly step out to acquire an established one? Ah, never. Yet in digesting this news, I begin to see the logic behind this transaction and why this shake-up was needed.

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