About the Author
Selim Daoud is a recognized leader in data storage and backup technologies for open systems. He obtained an MSc in Computer Science at the University of Wales (U.K.), and an MSc in Applied Mathematics in computing at Toulouse University in France.
Over the course of his career in the computer industry, Selim gained valuable experience working with data backup technology, storage system design (mainly RAID implementations), and UNIX system administration. He managed a support organization (dealing with storage and backup technology) in London, served as a consultant specializing in backup systems in Paris, and was in charge of multiple migrations of backup systems and storage deployment for the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Selim currently holds a project engineering position, specializing in computer storage and backup technology in the Sun Professional Services organization in Switzerland.