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A leading expert on enterprise networking and communications technologies, Matthias Machowinski has 14 years of experience as an analyst in the telecom and datacom industry. He specializes in data and communication technologies deployed by small/medium businesses (SMBs), enterprises, and public sector organizations.
His areas of focus include emerging network-use cases, network technologies, architecture adoption rates, wired and wireless convergence, the effects of downtime, and end-user spending trends. He is the author of numerous market share and forecast reports, studies, and opinion pieces on enterprise routers, Ethernet switches, wireless LAN equipment, and video conferencing equipment.
He is also the lead author of the Enterprise Networking and Communication Equipment Vendor Scorecard, the only report of its kind to utilize a data-driven model that incorporates vendor performance and direct buyer feedback to determine vendor position in the marketplace.
Dennis covers data center storage technologies, including SAN, NAS, DAS, cloud storage, NVMe over Fabrics (NVMeOF), and software-defined storage (SDS). He has more than 25 years of broad storage industry technology experience, which includes storage systems design, product and project management, corporate and product strategy, and storage innovations development and market insight.
Specializing in storage technologies, Dennis has created winning products, such as the MetaStore SAN, which grew to $60 million in annual revenue. He also holds patents in storage systems design, data caching, and hybrid cloud data migration. He is certified in Agile development practices and cloud solution architectures.
Before joining Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in 2018, Dennis worked at NetApp and contributed to the E-Series product line, which is worth $1 billion. He also held positions at Symbios Logic, Engenio, and LSI.
Dennis earned his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, US and MBA from Wichita State University, US.
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