Curtis Preston

W. Curtis Preston is known as “Mr. Backup,” having specialized in backup and recovery for 25 years. He started his career as the backup admin for a $35B credit card company, and has since designed and implemented some of the world’s largest backup systems, including dozens of Fortune 500 companies. His passion for protecting everyone’s data includes founding backupcentral.com, writing the O’Reilly books Backup & Recovery and Using SANs & NAS, conducting several hundred backup seminars around the world, as well as speaking at hundreds of webinars and trade shows.

Recent Posts by W. Curtis Preston

  • buildgroup

    Q&A: Why Build Group Chose Druva

    In this blog series, Adam Kailian, IT Systems Administrator at Build Group, has been discussing the highly successful construction...

    By in 12.14.18
  • buildgroup-customer-spotlight

    Q&A: Data-Management Challenges Facing Construction Companies

    This is the second of a three-part Q&A blog series featuring Adam Kailian, IT Systems Administrator at Build Group,...

    By in 12.06.18
  • druva-days

    Druva Days: Backup Trends and Insights with Mr.Backup

    We’re very excited to announce our new series of seminars, “Druva Days with Mr.Backup”, coming to a city near...

    By in 12.06.18
  • reinvent-day4

    Reactions from AWS re:Invent 2018 – News and Announcements

    It has been an incredible week at AWS re:Invent with 45,000 enthusiasts descending on Las Vegas and it only...

    By in 11.30.18
  • buildgroup-customer-spotlight

    Customer Spotlight: Build Group

    Welcome to the first of a three-part Q&A blog series with IT Systems Administrator Adam Kailian at Build Group,...

    By in 11.30.18
  • reinvent-18-day1

    AWS re:Invent Recap Day 1

    After only the first day of AWS re:Invent, it’s clear that attitudes, perspective, and approaches to disaster recovery and...

    By in 11.27.18
  • cloud-based-voting

    Cloud-based Voting: What to Consider

    In the last decade, there have been major concerns about voting accuracy, starting the conversation of embracing a new...

    By in 10.31.18
  • top-trends-and-challenges-shifting-to-cloud-compressor

    Top Trends & Challenges: Shifting to the Cloud

    Moving to the cloud can actually create as many challenges as it solves. This is especially true if a...

    By in 10.18.18
  • blog-curtis-cloud-proximate-storage

    Mr. Backup: What I’m reading – Cloud Proximate Storage

    This week I read Matt Leib’s blog on Cloud Proximate Storage with interest, because I think the idea has...

    By in 10.08.18