Kent Christensen

Kent Christensen leads Datalink’s virtualization practice, directing the adoption of virtualization hardware and software technologies and services. He also consults with Fortune 500 and mid-size organizations about data center optimization strategies, practices, and technologies specific to virtualization and consolidation.

Prior to joining Datalink, Christensen was employed CNT/McDATA where he directed the intelligent fabric virtualization strategy and provided product management for various appliance-based virtualization solutions. Prior to that Christensen worked at ManagedStorage International and StorageTek as an advisory manager and advisory software engineer of  enterprise backup solutions.

Christensen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science at the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology.

Articles by Kent Christensen

Rogue IT practices have grown exponentially with the use of public cloud services. Will these herald the end of internal IT or a means for healthy IT transformation? The risk exists for either outcome. It all depends on how IT organizations approach it.

Posted March 04, 2014