Chris Evans has worked in the IT industry for more than 25 years. After receiving a BSc (Hons)
in computational science and mathematics from the University of Leeds, England, his early IT career
started in the mainframe arena and continued to storage and systems programming paths. During the
dot-com boom, he also co-founded a company selling music and digital downloads. Chris has worked as
an independent consultant, focusing on open systems storage and more recently virtualization and
cloud technologies. In addition to his U.K.-based consultancy work, Chris blogs at
www.thestoragearchitect.com and produces articles for online publications. He is a frequent expert
contributor to TechTarget’s Storage media group.