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Danny Allan - Consulate General of Canada (CTA Boston). Boston, MA, US

Danny Allan

Chief Technology Officer | Veeam Software


Danny Allan is an expert in developing technical and product strategy and bringing them to the market.



Danny Allen is an experienced technology executive with over 20 years of experience and a passion for solving customer challenges. He has a proven ability to quickly understand and align products, technology and market research, and is a product and technology visionary and technology solution evangelist. Danny Allen has presented at more than 100 major industry conferences, and he is the author of the IBM Secure Engineering Framework and the author and named inventor on VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode patent.

Industry Expertise (2)

Computer/Network Security

Computer Software

Areas of Expertise (11)

Vulnerability Assessment

Enterprise Architecture

Product Management

Web Services

Computer Security

Cloud Computing

Enterprise Software



Penetration Testing

System Architecture

Education (1)

Carleton University: B.Comm., Commerce, Information Systems 1999





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VeeamON 2019 Technology Keynote - May 21, 2019 Danny Allan & Ratmir Timashev, Veeam | VMworld 2019


Selected Media Appearances (3)

Veeam CTO On Why Veeam Wanted To Be Acquired And What Comes Next

CRN  online


Danny Allan, Veeam's new chief technology officer, told CRN that Veeam's pending acquisition by New York-based private equity company Insight Partners is the key to unlocking the U.S. market and future growth for his company...

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Veeam promote from within to appoint Danny Allan as CTO

Information Age  online


Cloud data management firm Veeam have promoted former VP, product strategy Danny Allan to the roles of CTO and SVP, product strategy...

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Veeam Deepens Microsoft Teams Backup, AWS Protection

SDX Central  online


“The data center is not going away. And the reason for that is the cloud is not a charity. So our No. 1 goal is to have data protection management for all environments,” Danny Allen, Veeam’s CTO and SVP for product strategy, told SDxCentral...

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Selected Articles (5)

How Data Reuse Can Help Drive Digital Transformation



Today's enterprises have gold mines of data sitting around collecting dust. This might sound surprising because studies show that companies of all sizes and scopes consider data a critical component of their digital transformations (DX).

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How We're Getting Hybrid Cloud Wrong -- And Why It's Time To Course-Correct



The whole focus on “hybrid cloud” is flawed. By its very definition and intention, hybrid cloud is meant to describe data centers stretching data infrastructures from on-premises to the cloud.

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Three Lessons On Why Tech Leaders Need To Embrace Uncertainty Now



While business leaders traditionally have tried to make precise predictions to anticipate risks and define strategies, the current industry landscape requires them to be more open-minded, agile and flexible.

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Balancing Work And Life May Not Be Enough In 2019



Everyone has probably heard about maintaining a work-life balance. We’re often told that prioritizing work over family is unhealthy, and it’s likely that many of us working in the fast-paced, highly competitive and demanding technology industry have made a resolution to improve this delicate equilibrium this year.

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Veeam Acquires Kasten: Accelerating Cloud Data Management with Kubernetes-native backup and DR



We’re excited to announce Veeam’s acquisition of Kasten, the leader in data backup, disaster recovery and mobility for Kubernetes. Veeam has admired Kubernetes-native approach and recently announced a partnership with Kasten in May 2020. In many ways, Kasten’s approach to Kubernetes mirrors the approach of Veeam to vSphere in the early days of virtualization.

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