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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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Hybrid Cloud Products Maturing to Become Hybrid Multi-cloud

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More organizations than ever host their production workloads and data with general-purpose cloud providers with many choosing AWS, at least to start. However, as organizations go to protect these workloads and data, they uncover a new reality. Their cloud backup software needs differ significantly when compared to selecting an on-premises backup offering. This requires they select offerings that match these needs.

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3 Offerings that Make Rapid Recovery Attainable

Organizations have always generally cared about their ability to recover backup data. However, the advent of ransomware has cast a new spotlight on it. Organizations must now prioritize recovering their workloads and data in the time and to the point their business requires. To do that, they may need to implement up to three (3) different rapid recovery offerings.

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HYCU Takes in Another $53M to Further Accelerate Enterprise SaaS-based Backup Adoption

Enterprises want and need to move ahead with SaaS-based backup offerings to simplify their backup environment. However, enterprises loathe risk. This means they will make even an established enterprise SaaS-based backup provider prove itself before implementing its offering. Thanks to its latest $53 million dollar investment, HYCU may more expeditiously address their concerns so enterprises may implement SaaS backup sooner rather than later.

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Every organization that hosts production workloads or data in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud should take steps to protect them. This explains why organizations continue to perform backups in AWS. However, their ability to do AWS cloud backups well long term may hinge on three factors.

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