Storage Superstars 2010: Meet The Visionaries


Driver Of Storage Development

Steve Sicola, CTO

Xiotech

Sicola was the driving force on several generations of storage arrays and architectures at Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC) and Compaq, which acquired DEC, and then at HP, which acquired Compaq. He has been designing storage hardware and software for nearly 30 years, most recently a Seagate "Skunk Works"-type project acquired by Xiotech that resulted in self-healing storage modules. Sicola has 39 patents or patents pending.