Howard Marks is Chief Scientist at Networks Are Our Lives, Inc. a Hoboken, NJ, network and storage consulting and education firm. The firm specializes In bringing mid-market firms infrastructure and processes up to enterprise standards in the areas of systems, network and storage management with a special focus on data protection and business continuity planning. Marks is the author of three books and over 200 articles on network and storage topics since 1987. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences including Comdex, Networks Expo and Interop.
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