Nik Simpson

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Former Gartner Analyst, Backup & Recovery

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Recently retired from full-time work, Nik Simpson spent 40 years in the IT industry in a variety of roles with major IT vendors, startups, and IT Research companies. Most recently, Nik was VP of Research covering backup and disaster recovery at Gartner where he worked on signature documents such as the Backup & Recovery Magic Quadrant as well as leading research into Backup-as-a-Service and backup for SaaS applications such as Microsoft 365. In a 15 year stint at Gartner, Nik also covered a variety of topics including server technology, data center design, and storage platforms.

Blog Posts by Nik Simpson

Expert Insights: How to Select a SaaS Backup Solution (Part 2)

Expert Insights: How to Select a SaaS Backup Solution (Part 2)

Welcome back to our blog series on SaaS data protection. Part 1 focused on data... Read more

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Expert Insights: SaaS Application Data Protection Fundamentals

Expert Insights: SaaS Application Data Protection Fundamentals

SaaS applications appeal to organizations because they make running the application “somebody else’s problem.” However,... Read more

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Former Gartner Analyst, Backup & Recovery