Steve Widen

Steve Widen is research director in International Data Corporation's (IDC) software research group and directs the research for storage software. Before his return to IDC, Widen was manager of competitive response and analysis in Compaq Computer Corporation�s storage product division. Prior to Compaq Computer, he held senior marketing positions with Data General, where he spent more than 13 years. In addition, he was program director of UNIX and PC research at WorkGroup Technologies. He previously managed IDC�s DEC Advisory Service.