Marc Staimer

Industry Advisor

Dragon Slayer Consulting

Marc Staimer, as President of Dragon Slayer Consulting in Beaverton, OR for 22 years, is well known for his in-depth and keen understanding of user problems, especially with storage, networking, applications, and virtualization. Marc has published thousands of technology articles and tips from the user perspective for internationally renowned online trades including many of TechTarget’s websites as well as GigaOM and Wikibon.  Marc has additionally delivered hundreds of white papers, webinars, seminars, sales training, and strategy sessions for many well-known industry giants such as: Brocade (Brocade), Cisco, DELL, EMC, Emulex, Fujifilm, Fujitsu, HDS, HGST, HPE, LSI, Mellanox, NEC, NetApp, Nexsan, Oracle, QLogic (Cavium), SanDisk, Western Digital; as well as smaller, less well-known vendors/startups including: Asigra, Cloudtenna, Clustrix, Condusiv, Daisy, DH2i, Diablo, FalconStor, Gridstore, ioFABRIC, Nexenta, Neuxpower, NetEx, NoviFlow, Pavilion Data, Permabit, Qumulo, StorONE, StrongBox Data, Tegile, and many more. His speaking engagements are always well attended, often standing room only, because of the pragmatic, immediately useful information provided. Marc is based in Beaverton, OR.