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Jerome Wendt

President and Founder, DCIG, LLC.

Jerome Wendt currently serves as the President and Founder 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. The first DCIG Midrange Array Buyer’s Guide was released in 2010 with millions of copies of the DCIG Buyer’s Guides being distributed worldwide. These Buyer’s Guides have assisted decision makers in properly evaluating and classifying key enterprise data center technologies. The DCIG Buyer’s Guides 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, 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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75%+ of 2022 Storage Unicorns Work with DCIG

In June 2022 seventeen companies in the infrastructure, data, and storage management space got some good news. Coldago Research recognized them as Storage Unicorns with valuations of more than $1billion. However, DCIG also took some good news away from that analyst report. DCIG is proud to call thirteen of those seventeen companies (over 75%!) current or past clients.

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Acronis Cyber Protection

Acronis’ Rise to a Leading Cyber Protection Solution

Enterprise caliber cyber security and resilience products that meet the needs of managed service providers (MSPs) and/or small and midsized enterprises (SMEs) remain in short supply. They need centrally managed, integrated solutions that deliver these functions. In response, Acronis has developed its own in-house, integrated Cyber Protect solution to meet them.

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Enterprise Data Protection Maturity

Free – and Nice! – Enterprise Data Protection Maturity Assessment

Too many enterprises deploy data protection technologies and processes thinking they can now withstand a cyberattack attack. Only after a ransomware attack occurs do they find these technologies and processes fail them at the most critical moment. To avoid this, enterprises must objectively assess the effectiveness of their existing data protection infrastructure. To help, Cobalt Iron and DCIG have partnered to create a free survey that nicely assesses their data protection maturity.

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2022-23 DCIG TOP 5 SME AWS Cloud Backup Solutions

2022-23 DCIG TOP 5 SME AWS Cloud Backup Solutions Report

DCIG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the 2022-23 DCIG TOP 5 SME AWS Cloud Backup Solution report. This DCIG report evaluates the features of twelve solutions across five different categories that provide backup for AWS. This report provides guidance on the TOP 5 solutions that small and midsized enterprises (SME) should consider for protecting applications, data, and workloads hosted in AWS. The report is available at no charge with registration by following this link.

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