Practice Director Christophe Bertrand has 30 years of experience in services, software, and high-end storage systems as well as a passion for the product marketing discipline, product strategy, messaging, and positioning.
Christophe has spent most of his career in the data storage and data protection space with companies including Legato Systems (now Dell Technologies), VERITAS, Maxtor, Hitachi Data Systems, DataDirect Networks, and most recently Arcserve. At Arcserve, Christophe was part of the executive team that carved out the company from CA Technologies in 2014. As the VP of Product Marketing/AR, he spearheaded many product launches including its award-winning UDP software, appliances, and cloud services.
Christophe has acquired extensive global experience built on many hours in the field with customers, channel, and alliance partners, and industry influencers. He has also spoken publicly at many customer and industry events in English, French, and Spanish.
Christophe has appeared in Forbes, CSO, Digitalisation World, ITPro Today, HelpNet Security, Network World, Silicon Angle, and CIO, among others. He holds a BA in European Business Administration from Middlesex University in London, England; an MBA from the University of Bradford School of Management in Bradford, England; and a Maitrise degree from the ESC Reims Business School in Reims, France.
To leverage data assets, support digital transformation, and protect against ransomware attacks, organizations must embrace the latest data protection strategies like intelligent data management and cyber resilience.”Christophe Bertrand
Practice Director & Principal Analyst
Organizations are increasingly reliant on SaaS for many of their mission-critical applications and workflows. This means that a significant amount of business-critical data associated with these applications is now also cloud-resident. As a result, it is more important than ever that this data is available or at least recoverable. However, there is (still) a problematic misunderstanding about the responsibility for protecting SaaS data.