Jeff Tofano

Jeff Tofano is chief technology officer, SEPATON, Inc.

Tofano has more than 30 years of experience in the data protection, storage, and high availability industries.  As CTO, he leads SEPATON's technical direction and drives product and architectural decisions to take full advantage of SEPATON's singular ability to address the data protection needs of large enterprises.

SEPATON's DeltaStor scalable data deduplication software reduces capacity of massive enterprise data volumes without slowing ingest performance. It uses next-generation ContentAware technology to deliver unimpeded multi-node performance, advanced capacity reduction, tunability, and industry-leading restore times.

Tofano's experience includes serving as CTO of Quantum and holding senior architect roles with Oracle Corporation, Tandem Computers, and Stratus Technologies. He holds a B.A. in computer science and mathematics from Colgate University.

Articles by Jeff Tofano

The volume of business data under protection is growing rapidly, driven by the explosion of mobile computing, the use of powerful business applications that generate more data, and stringent regulations that require companies to retain data longer and maintain it in a format that is readily available upon request. The problem of massive data growth is particularly acute in traditional, large data-intensive enterprises that have become increasingly reliant on database-driven business automation systems, such as Oracle, SQL, and SAP. These organizations are also increasingly adopting a new wave of data-intensive applications to analyze and manage their "big data" - further compounding the problem.

Posted March 07, 2012