Henry Baltazar

Senior Analyst serving Infrastructure & Operations PROFESSIONALS

Henry Baltazar is a senior analyst serving Infrastructure & Operations Professionals. He has evaluated and tested storage hardware and software offerings for more than 15 years as an industry analyst and as a journalist. Henry advises Forrester clients of data center infrastructure technologies including storage virtualization, cloud storage, solid-state storage, and primary storage arrays.

Previous Work Experience

Henry comes to Forrester from 451 Research, where he was covering NAS and SAN storage arrays, cloud storage, and solid-state storage. At 451 Research, he advised vendors, venture capitalists, service providers, and end user clients on emerging technologies in the data storage market.

Prior to joining The 451 Group, Henry spent nearly nine years working as a technical analyst for eWeek Labs, where he covered storage, server hardware, and network operating systems. At eWeek Labs, he initiated the testing coverage of various technologies, including data replication, clustering, virtual tape libraries, storage virtualization, SAN management, NAS, iSCSI, and email archiving. In addition, Henry was a member of eWeek's editorial board and provided content for the magazine's enterprise storage blog. Henry has been widely quoted in the press, including such media outlets as Silicon Valley Business Journal, Computerworld, and SearchStorage.com.


Henry holds a B.A. in environmental sciences from the University of California, Berkeley.

Henry Baltazar's Research

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Software-Only Storage

    Hardware appliances have dominated the enterprise data storage landscape for decades, but storage is not immune from the software-defined transformation taking place in data centers. With moment...

    • Downloads: 106
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Quick Take: Dell's Nutanix Partnership Escalates The Hyperconvergence Vendor War

    Dell's new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnership with hyperconvergence pioneer Nutanix adds a disruptive element to its portfolio that will help you design and deliver services more ...

    • Downloads: 78
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Midrange Storage

    Business growth is the main factor driving data growth, and organizations must assess their current storage infrastructure to create a sustainable environment. The midrange storage space is a bu...

    • Downloads: 154
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Seven Influential Storage Trends Shaping Your Near-Term Strategy

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) decision-makers continue to struggle with unbridled data growth and must change inefficient storage buying habits to keep their customers happy and key data a...

    • Downloads: 216
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Brief: Strategic Benchmarks 2014: Storage

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives and their engineering teams often ask Forrester for technology adoption data to understand which new innovations their peers have adopted to manage...

    • Downloads: 260
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