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Lead Analyst
Coldago Research

Based in San Francisco, Philippe Nicolas observes the storage industry for almost 30 years. He’s the lead analyst at Coldago Research, an analyst firm he launched a few years ago. He has previously worked at Scality, Brocade, Symantec, Veritas Software, SGI and Compaq. In parallel, he drove the SNIA in France for almost 10 years, being an European board member for 4 years and he’s the author of several reference tutorials for the association.

He’s also a key contributor to StorageNewsletter and shares his comments and views on his 2 storage blogs ( and launched in 2005 with more than 2000 posts as of today. His twitter handle is @CDP_FST.