Owner and Principal Consultant, Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting
Denny Cherry is the owner and principal consultant for Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting and has over two decades of experience working with platforms such as Microsoft SQL Server, Hyper-V, vSphere, and Enterprise Storage Solutions.
With dozens of rare expertise certifications from Microsoft and virtualization software leaders, as well as the published author of the leading book on data security, Denny Cherry is recognized as one of the most deft and knowledgeable cross-platform IT consultants in the world. His technical expertise today includes system architecture, cloud migration, performance tuning, security, replication, and troubleshooting.
Denny has an impressive set of credentials. An MSFT Managed Partner, he’s been a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award winner since 2008 and has held the highest level certification available for each version of SQL Server since 2000, including but not limited to:
- Gold Microsoft Partner for Data Platform, Data Analytics and Cloud Migration
- Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Data Platform SQL Server 2014 & 2012
- Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) Data Platform SQL Server 2012
Denny also holds the VMware vExpert award.
In 2019, the American Business Awards named Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting a winner for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year” as well as awarded them “Technical Innovation of the Year.”
Denny has published dozens of articles on a variety of topics including SQL Server, VMware and Enterprise Storage and how these various technologies work together in SQL Server Magazine, Microsoft’s TechNet magazine, SearchSQLServer.com, and more. He is also the published author of multiple books.
A popular speaker, Denny appears regularly at events such as Microsoft Ignite, SQL PASS Summit, Microsoft’s Tech Ed, as well as several smaller events including SQL Saturdays in various locations throughout the world.