Christophe Bertrand

Christophe Bertrand

Christophe Bertrand is Senior Analyst for Data Protection at ESG. Christophe has 25 years of experience in services, software and high-end storage systems as well as a deep passion for the product marketing discipline and product launches. Christophe has spent most of his career in the data storage and data protection space with companies such as Legato Systems (now EMC), VERITAS (now Symantec), 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. He has acquired an 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 earned an MBA from Bradford University (England), a BA in European Business Administration from Middlesex University (England) and a Maitrise degree from the ESC Reims Business School (France).

Recent Posts by Christophe Bertrand:

GDPR and the Challenges to Achieving Compliance (Video)

The General Data Protection Rule is only a few days away, with many organizations bracing for impact in Europe and around the world. In this video, John McKnight and I discuss GDPR and its consequences. 

Topics: Data Protection GDPR general data protection regulation

Real World SLAs Blog Series: Downtime and Data Loss Metrics

Since this is my introductory blog, what better topic than downtime and data loss! One can argue it is not the most joyous topic to cover, but it turns out to be more interesting than my bio and a fascinating subject with far-reaching business and IT consequences. ESG recently conducted extensive research in this space with findings that I will be sharing in this blog series. You can also expect a few briefs and a report on this topic as well on our portal.

Topics: Data Protection BC/DR (business continuity/disaster recovery) Downtime RPO RTO