Larry Freeman is a senior technologist in the Office of the CSO at NetApp.
A frequent speaker and author, Larry's current role at NetApp is educating IT professionals in the latest trends, techniques and technical best practices in data storage technology. He has authored many technical papers and the book "Evolution of the Storage Brain". He hosts a popular blog "About Data Storage."
Larry has held various technical positions during more than 30 years in the data storage industry. At Telex Computer Products, he was responsible for maintaining mainframe disk and tape drives at key field sites. At NEC Information Systems, he designed disk drive quality measurement criteria for major OEM customers. At Spectra Logic, he was the senior product manager for enterprise tape libraries and at NetApp he has helped demystify technologies such as deduplication and storage efficiency.
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