OrionX Appoints Big Data & HPC Expert Dan Olds as Partner

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Dan Olds, OrionX

Dan Olds, OrionX

Pioneering a new consulting services model for strategy, marketing, and PR, OrionX today announced the appointment of Dan Olds as partner. Mr. Olds is principal analyst at Gabriel Consulting Group (GCG) a Portland, Oregon-based IT consulting firm, which he founded in 2002 and whose activities continue as part of OrionX.

Our clients value OrionX’s ability to understand their technology, their competition, and their customers, as they pave the way for digital transformation,” said Shahin Khan, Founding Partner at OrionX. “We are raising the bar with Dan’s extensive knowledge of technology trends and insightful appreciation of customer adoption patterns.”

An authority on technology trends and customer requirements, Dan Olds is a frequently quoted expert in industry and business publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, Computerworld, eWeek, CIO.com, and PCWorld.

“I am thrilled to join OrionX and a group of professionals with whom I have collaborated closely in the past,” said Dan Olds, Partner at OrionX. “My work on technology trends and customer sentiment is a perfect match with OrionX as we expand our services to deliver sound advice and quality content to our clients.”

In addition to server, storage, and network technologies, Dan closely follows the Big Data, Cloud, and HPC markets. He writes the “HPC Blog” on The Register, co-hosts the popular Radio Free HPC podcast, and is the acknowledged go-to person for the coverage of the supercomputing industry’s highly lauded Student Cluster Challenge.

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