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: Vendor Landscape: Hyperconverged Platforms

    Hyperconverged platforms blend ease of use, scalability, and integration into easily consumable webscale building blocks. This simplicity allows infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders to sp...

    • Downloads: 95
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Strategic Benchmarks 2015: Infrastructure Priorities

    This playbook report provides infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals with strategic benchmarks so that they can compare their infrastructure budgets, priorities, motivations, and tech...

    • Downloads: 139
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Inquiry Spotlight: Business Technology Resiliency, H1 2015

    Business technology resiliency (BTR) tools such as backup have long been a part of traditional infrastructures, serving as a safety net for revenue-generating applications and systems. More busi...

    • Downloads: 62
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Brief: Four Trends Transforming Enterprise Storage To Support The BT Agenda

    Despite the constant and rapid growth of data in enterprises, the revenue and profits of the major storage players have been flat to declining for the last few years. Cloud storage services and ...

    • Downloads: 141
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Inquiry Spotlight: Five Ways To Modernize Your Storage Strategy

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals are struggling to evolve their infrastructure to meet the daunting scalability, performance, and rapid provisioning challenges created by the la...

    • Downloads: 208
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