Jon Toigo is a 38-year veteran of IT who has worked both as an operative within corporate information systems departments and as a senior consultant with two international systems integrators. He has developed business continuity plans for more than 100 companies, authored 17 books -- including four on disaster recovery planning -- written thousands of articles and columns for the computer trade press, and spoken at countless industry events, trade shows and workshops.
Throughout this vast array of experience, Jon has served as a trusted, objective source of information for those IT professionals who create, store, manage and administer data and storage assets. Jon has furthered this mission as both Managing Principal Partner for Toigo Partners International -- a consultancy specializing in IT consumer advocacy, data management and storage technology -- and chairman/co-founder of the Data Management Institute, which, over the last 20 years, has trained and certified nearly 100,000 data management professionals worldwide.
Jon leverages this substantial, and invaluable, experience as a contributor to TechTarget publications such as Storage magazine, websites such as SearchDisasterRecovery.com and SearchStorage.com, and as a member of the TechTarget Speaker Bureau since 2012 -- most recently as keynote speaker of the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in the Era of Software-Defined Data Centers.
Below, you'll find some of that expertise and experience on display. Click through to any of the tips, tricks, tutorials and advice features below to see for yourself why Jon Toigo has come to be recognized as one of the most respected voices in the storage industry. And participate in future conversations by following him on Twitter.
Contributions from Jon Toigo
- Using cloud backup as part of a DR strategy
- Hot site disaster recovery testing
- Using storage virtualization to simplify DR tests
- Disaster recovery test frequency
- Break mirrors as part of the DR testing process
- Today's biggest DR testing mistakes
- Planning and performing linear disaster recovery tests
- Formal DR testing can skew the test outcomes
- The importance of a disaster recovery test
- IT disaster recovery statistics point to purchasing of more data backup tools
- Tape backup continues to be an important aspect in data backup and disaster recovery plans