Chris Winter

Chris Winter is the Director of Product Management for SonicWALL. Chris has managed data storage and security products for over 20 years. Working closely with customers and partners, Chris has architected innovative solutions that have delivered secure and reliable backup and disaster recovery to both small businesses and enterprise customers. Having lived and worked on four continents, Chris is finely-attuned to the differing needs of different geographies. Prior to SonicWALL, Chris managed security appliance solutions for NeoScale Systems, which encrypted tape backups and disks for enterprise customers. While at NeoScale (first acquired by nCipher and then by Thales), Chris designed and architected an encrypting NAS server. In the process, he submitted five patents for security techniques that he developed. Chris is an expert in high availability computing and disaster recovery, and comes from a deep technical background where he managed teams of up to 30 leading-edge engineers. He can be reached at

How to Prevent Orphaned Data During Work Force Turnover

Within the last six months alone, hundreds of thousands of employees have been laid off from their jobs. Each one of those departing workers may have left behind important...

Latest Posts

Zoomtopia 2023: Zoom Redefines Document Collaboration

At Zoomtopia, Zoom broadens its platform to include document based collaboration

20 Best AI Apps 2023

Discover the X best AI apps for Android and iOS in 2023. From voice assistants to photo editing, these AI apps will help you get the most out of your device.

Will AI Replace Me?

Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly sophisticated, but will it ever replace humans? Learn about the potential of AI and its impact on the workforce.

Big Changes in Gartner’s 2023 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service

The 2023 MQ for CCaaS shows the vendor landscape is changing and should continue to with the rise of AI.

Vanguard Chief Data Analytics Officer Ryan Swann on Boosting Analytics Performance

I spoke with Ryan Swann, Chief Data Analytics Officer at Vanguard, who discussed the advantages of using a centralized, co-located data and analytics team. Among...