Storage Strategies NOW (SSG)

SSG-NOW, founded in 2007 by well-known storage observer Deni Connor, is about delivering market and industry opinion in a straightforward, simple and easy to understand manner that end-users can immediately understand. SSG-NOW focuses on realistic storage solutions for today’s data centers.

SSG-NOW provides a selection of briefs and white papers on storage companies and their technologies. Additional content in almost any form is available from SSG-NOW at the client’s asking. Contact Deni Connor ( or James E. Bagley ( to arrange a briefing on your products and to discuss contracting for our services.


Deni Connor
Deni Connor
Founding Analyst
8815 Mountain Path Circle
Austin, TX 78759

Deni Connor founded SSG-NOW in 2007. She is a well-known storage expert, who was previously a reporter for IDG’s Network World. In addition, she worked in marketing and editorial positions for Novell, IBM, Control Data, Radix International, Thomas-Conrad and LAN Times and Networking Solutions magazine. While she has written for Data Communications, Byte, Datamation, the Computer Shoppper and Storage Magazine, now she writes primarily for Network World — the Storage Alert Newsletter. She has also written four books on computer networking and data communications. Deni holds a B.A. degree in Fine Arts and Biology from the University of Northern Colorado.

James Bagley
Jim Bagley
Senior Analyst
Jim comes to SSG-NOW with more than 35 years of marketing and product management experience with companies such as Symbol Technologies, Norand, Code and Radix International. He is a pioneer in the field of handheld computers and portable bar code readers and an expert in memory technologies and the challenges of start-up companies. He has an established track record of turning startups into successful technology businesses. Jim has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Utah.