Pushan Rinnen is a Research Director at Gartner, focusing on backup and storage technologies and products. Her current coverage areas include server and endpoint backup/recovery software and backup appliances, both for on-premises and cloud deployments. Ms. Rinnen has assisted many users, storage vendors and investors with product, technology and market analysis.
Backup or storage team in the IT department of a user organization
Endpoint protection or security team responsible for endpoint backup
Product marketing with a backup or storage vendor
Strategic marketing with a vendor
Prior to Ms. Rinnen's current role, she focused on primary storage arrays, such as network-attached storage (NAS), SAN and unified storage, as well as consumer NAS and scalable file systems. She also did research in cloud storage gateways and object storage.
Analyst, covering server appliances
Accelerating Infrastructure Innovation and Agility (retired)
Data Center Infrastructure
M.A., Communications, Stanford University
B.A., Journalism/English, Shanghai International Studies University
1Help clients understand current backup technology trends and adoption
2Help clients evaluate backup software or appliance solutions
3Help clients understand backup vendor positioning
4Help clients review endpoint backup bids
5Help clients evaluate cloud backup providers