Jean-Paul Bergeaux

Chief Technology Officer, SwishData Corporation

With more than 15 years’ experience in technology, Jean-Paul Bergeaux helps SwishData streamline its alliance relationships and define a clear technical path and solution set for the organization. His career has been marked by success, mostly as a pre-sales sales executive in federal data storage with ADIC (now Quantum), NetApp and, most recently, Commvault. In his chief technology officer role with SwishData, Jean-Paul focuses on identifying customers’ challenges and architecting innovative solutions to solve their complex problems. In addition, he is responsible for merging pre- and post-engineering capabilities with marketing to present a clear technical message to SwishData's customers and partners. For information about SwishData, go to

Articles by Jean-Paul Bergeaux

When virtualization was first born, IT departments went gangbusters using this revolutionary change to get better performance out of their servers. In all the excitement of implementation, something not so very small was overlooked — backup and recovery. The lack of proper planning forced jobs and recovery to fail, and backup admins started feeling backed into a corner. Thankfully, times have changed, and IT departments, now very aware of these issues, have gotten savvy at avoiding the potential pains of virtualization infrastructure. But a new challenge has emerged.

Posted October 10, 2012