Steve Sicola, boasts more than 32 years of experience in the storage industry, developing in that time 10 generations of array controllers along with 50 patents in the areas of storage architecture, RAID, fault tolerance, caching, disaster tolerance and virtualization.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1979 from Stanford, Steve went on to hold many top positions in the storage industry, most notably general manager of the Advanced Storage Architecture group at Seagate, (where he invented Intelligent Storage Element, known as ‘ISE’); Senior Consulting Engineer at Digital Equipment’s StorageWorks as well as CTO and Fellow at Compaq’s StorageWorks division. Steve also holds a Master of Science in Computer Architecture and Fault Tolerant Computing from the NTU (National Technological University). Since 2007, he has been the CTO at XIO (www.xiostorage.com).
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