Gerd Becker new Head of Solution Competence Center at Cristie Data

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Cristie proudly welcomes new employee Gerd Becker as Head of Solution Competence Center

(Niedernberg, 03/30/21)
On March 1st, 2021, Gerd Becker took over the position of Head of Solution Competence Center at Cristie Data.
The IBM Tivoli Certified Instructor previously worked for Empalis Consulting GmbH for almost 23 years and was responsible for the areas of innovation, cloud and storage. The trainer developed successful storage courses for IBM Education Services in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. As an author he contributed to several Redbooks for IBM, e.g. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager as a Data Protection Solution and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Practical Guidance for Deployment, Configuration, and Usage.
Cristie has been a recognized IBM solution partner since 2002 and already employs several certified experts and specialists. Volker Wester, Managing Director of Cristie Data GmbH, proudly welcomes the new team member and is happy about the “enrichment for the company. Gerd is a recognized authority in the community. Both the colleagues in the team and, of course, above all our customers, benefit from his experience and extensive knowledge. I am very happy and wish Gerd every success and happiness with us.”
Gerd Becker has almost 40 years of IT experience. His focus is on IBM storage management solutions and mainframe environments (OS/390®, VSE, VM and Linux® for zSeries®).
Gerd Becker has been involved in Guide-Share Europe (GSE) for over 20 years. Since 2003 he has been the first chairman of the System Managed Storage working group and a member of the organizing committee of the TSM and ISP symposium. In 2021 he again received the title of IBM Champion.
The 61st conference of the Storage Management working group will take place virtually from April 13th to 28th, 2021. The provisional agenda can be viewed online. Interested parties can contact us informally by e-mail Gerd Becker accredit.