Greg Schulz is Founder and Sr Advisor of the independent IT advisory and consultancy firm Server StorageIO (StorageIO). StorageIO provides advisory and consultancy services in and around data infrastructure, cloud, virtualization, container, software-defined, NVMe, flash, object storage, monitoring, and traditional data center environments across servers, storage, IO networking, power and cooling, backup/data protection (BC, DR, HA), performance and capacity planning among related hardware, software, services themes.
Greg has worked in IT at an electrical utility, financial services, and transportation firms in roles ranging from business applications development to systems management and architecture planning. Greg has also worked for various vendors in addition to an analyst firm before forming StorageIO. Mr. Schulz is author of several books, active with social media with his engaging approach and a top ranked syndicated blogger as well as being a multi-year VMware vSAN and vExpert recipient as well as Microsoft MVP (Cloud and Data Center Management). He has a degree in computer science and master’s degree in software engineering. Learn more at www.storageio.com
Specialties: IT/ICT advisory, strategy, research, assessment and acquisition, data storage strategies, product review, marketing and collateral development, writing, public speaking, blogging, social media, messaging and branding, sales, training, performance and capacity planning, cloud, big data, little data, virtualization, disaster recovery (DR), business continuance (BC), backup/restore, archive, optimization, SSD, object storage, server, storage, networking, software and data infrastructure solution design and implementation.
Author "Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials", also "Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking" and "The Green and Virtual Data Center" as well as "Resilient Storage Networks - Designing Flexible Scalable Data Infrastructures".