Christophe Bertrand

Christophe Bertrand

Senior Analyst Christophe Bertrand covers data protection at ESG. Christophe has 25 years of experience in services, software, and high-end storage systems as well as a 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, Maxtor, Hitachi Data Systems, DataDirect Networks, and most recently Arcserve.

Recent Posts by Christophe Bertrand:

ESG Brief: California Consumer Protection Act Overview

Abstract:

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. Often compared to GDPR, CCPA protects consumers from mismanagement of their personal data and gives them control over what data is collected, processed, shared, or sold by companies doing business in California.

The act represents one of the most sweeping acts of legislation enacted by a U.S. state to bolster consumer privacy. Like GDPR, the European privacy act, the California Consumer Privacy Act may be the beginning of stricter U.S. consumer privacy protections.

Topics: Data Protection

ESG Brief: Data Protection Predictions for 2020

Abstract:

ESG’s data protection team delivers its 2020 predictions. The backup and recovery market is at full effervescence and at the cusp of many changes.

Topics: Data Protection

ESG Brief: Imanis Data Launches Version 4.0 and Delivers Machine Learning-based RPO

Abstract

Hadoop and NoSQL workloads are pervasive in production environments and require enterprise-class data protection, yet few data protection solutions offer such capabilities. That’s the problem Imanis Data is zooming in on. Imanis Data is demonstrating that it is squarely focused on product execution and is putting its B-round of $13.5 million from earlier this year to good use. The recent announcement of v 4.0 introduces many new data protection features, including some innovative machine learning-based capabilities.

Topics: Cybersecurity Data Protection Data Platforms, Analytics, & AI

ESG Brief: Spotlight on GDPR and Its Effects on Data Protection

Abstract:

The deadline for organizations to comply with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has passed, and many organizations still don’t feel that they’re ready. The regulation has many implications for organizations’ data protection and security policies and procedures. The process of bringing your organization in line with the regulation will have many benefits beyond mere compliance, allowing you to improve your data classification, security, data privacy, and customer relationships.

This brief is free for download, compliments of the data protection team at ESG.

Topics: Data Protection GDPR

ESG Brief: Veeam Announces Hyper-availability Vision Supported by Intelligent Data Management Platform

Abstract:

At its recent VeeamON user conference, Veeam unveiled its new vision and strategy based on the concept of “hyper-availability.” Veeam’s hyper-availability vision is supported by its “intelligent data management” architecture, designed to help the company attack the enterprise market while simultaneously continuing to grow its SMB and midmarket business.

Topics: Data Protection