About the Technical Editor

David Chapa is a Senior Analyst with the Enterprise Strategy Group covering the Data Protection segment with a focus on Disaster Recovery, Backup/Recovery as a Service, and Availability Solutions. David has invested over 25 years in the computer industry, focusing specifically on data protection, data disaster recovery, and business resumption practices. He has held several senior level technical positions with companies such as Cheyenne Software, OpenVision, ADIC, Quantum, and NetApp. Prior to joining ESG, as Director of Data Protection Strategy and Global Alliances for NetApp, David continued to evangelize "Recovery and Backup," his mantra for over a decade now, and the benefits of integrating software solutions with disk-based backup. In his role with ESG, David will bring all of this expertise, knowledge, and passion to raise a greater holistic awareness around data protection. David is an energetic and dynamic speaker who brings a great deal of experiential knowledge, humor, and keen insight to his audience. He has been a featured speaker at VERITAS Vision, CA World, SNW, Chicago Software Association, and CAMP/IT Conferences, and has served as panelist on various discussions related to disaster recovery, compliance, and the use of disk, tape, and cloud for recovery and backup strategies.

David has written several articles and blogs over the years. In addition, he is the co-author of Implementing Backup and Recovery, the Technical Editor of Cloud ...

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