Kurt Marko

Kurt Marko

Kurt Marko is an IT industry analyst, consultant and regular contributor to a number of technology publications, pursuing his passion for communications after a varied career that has spanned virtually the entire high-tech food chain from chips to systems. Upon graduating from Stanford University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering, Marko spent several years as a semiconductor device physicist, doing process design, modeling and testing. He then joined AT&T Bell Laboratories as a memory chip designer and CAD and simulation developer. Moving to Hewlett-Packard, he started in the laser printer R&D lab doing electrophotography development, for which he earned a patent, but his love of computers eventually led him to join HP’s nascent technical IT group. Marko spent 15 years as an IT engineer and was a lead architect for several enterprisewide infrastructure projects at HP, including the Windows domain infrastructure, remote access service, Exchange email infrastructure and managed web services.

Recent articles by Kurt Marko

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10 AWS and Azure Features MSPs Should Know — and Exploit

Your customers are swamped by the volume, variety and velocity of new and updated services coming from hyperscale cloud providers. That spells opportunity for partners who can stay current and put offerings into a business perspective.


Growing List of IoT Apps Equals Partner Service Opportunities

Explosive growth of the Internet of Things ecosystem represents both a massive business investment and a revenue opportunity. It also creates golden opportunities for partners and service providers who already understand the technology needs of their customers and can build on that knowledge to help them determine the IoT architecture they need to improve their […]