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John Webster

John Webster, Senior Partner & Analyst

Prior to joining Evaluator Group in 2009, John entered the IT industry as a salesperson in the mainframe business.  In 1990, he transitioned to IDC as an analyst where he specialized in mainframe competitive analysis. Since joining Evaluator Group, John’s areas of focus have expanded to include Solid State, Archive, and Big Data.

Of all technology areas, John is most interested in Big Data. In 2005, he co-authored a book entitled Inescapable Data: Harnessing the Power of Convergence. John also writes for his blog “Inescapable Data” on His blog focuses on trends and announcements in the IT industry that relate to Big Data.

An active thought-leader in the IT industry, John facilitated the founding of SNIA’s End User Council and has been a featured speaker at Storage Networking World and Storage Decisions events.

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