W. Curtis Preston

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W. Curtis Preston (aka Mr. Backup) is an expert in backup & recovery systems; a space he has been working in since 1993. He has written four books on the subject, Modern Data Protection, Backup & Recovery, Using SANs and NAS, and Unix Backup & Recovery. Mr. Preston is also an experienced expert witness, independent consultant, and speaker, and has spoken at hundreds of seminars and conferences around the world.

Preston is also the founder of BackupCentral.com and the Restore it All podcast, listened to by thousands of people every month. The podcast is obsessed with helping others keep all their data by making it impervious to cyber attacks, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, errors, and hardware failure. So we talk about backup & recovery, DR, ransomware, cyber security, etc.

Specialties: backup and recovery, public speaking, writing

Links with Tag @WCPreston

  1. Solidigm Presents Optane Replacement
  2. CTERA’s Proactive Solution to Ransomware
  3. The Truth Behind SaaS Data Recovery With W Curtis Preston
  4. VMware Goes for Multi-Cloud Support With NSX+
  5. VMware SaaS-ifies HCX With HCX+
  6. AMD Faster, Cheaper, and Greener Than Intel and ARM CPUs, Says AMD
  7. VMware Goes for Multi-Cloud Support With NSX+
  8. Tech Field Day 19: Druva vs. The Competition
  9. Tech Field Day 19 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  10. Druva acquires CloudRanger, expands backup capabilities to AWS
  11. What it was like presenting at Cloud Field Day
  12. Is a Cloud Gateway Enough?
  13. Getting Object Storage Ready for the Enterprise – Scality Briefing Note
  14. Creating Private Cloud Storage that you can Actually use
  15. Primary Data adds NFS services to VSAN
  16. Can a Deep Archive in the Cloud be Useful?
  17. Do you Always Need to Backup?
  18. Not all “Inline” Dedupe is actually Inline – and it matters
  19. Moving Data Between Clouds w/AltaVault & OnCloud
  20. NetApp Finally Pivots
  21. vSphere tackles the Hyperconverged Infrastructure World: VMware VSAN 6.2

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