Robert Stevenson is a good friend of mine. I have known him since two years ago. He is an expert on storage. As a friend, I know he is always on business trips. He does presentations all over the world. He is a Managing Director of TheInfoPro’s Storage Sector. Robert is responsible for all research and consulting services covering the Storage and Storage Networking market. Prior to joining TheInfoPro, Robert worked for Nielsen Media Research as a technology strategist and storage architect, where he helped build out the company’s 1 PB SAN with over 1,800 ports. He also worked for Sun Microsystems, as a managing consultant focusing on network storage and high-performance computing. Robert is a frequent contributor to leading industry publications including Storage Magazine, Network World, Forbes, and the London Financial Times. He is also a favorite speaker at industry and vendor conferences, including Storage Networking World, Storage Decisions and Storage World Conferences.