Denny Cherry

Founder & Principal Consultant

dcherryWith 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, performance tuning, security, replication and troubleshooting.

Denny has an impressive set of credentials. 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:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Data Platform SQL Server 2014 & 2012
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) Data Platform SQL Server 2012
  • MCITP Database Administation/Data Development 2008
  • MCM SQL Server 2008

Denny also holds the VMware vExpert award and the EMC Elect award.

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, and more. He is also the published author of multiple books.

A popular speaker, Denny has spoken of numerous events including SQL PASS Summit, Microsoft’s Ignite, as well as several smaller events including SQL Saturdays in various locations throughout the world. You can contact Denny at


Globally Recognized Expertise

As Microsoft MVP’s and Partners as well as VMware experts, we are summoned by companies all over the world to fine-tune and problem-solve the most difficult architecture, infrastructure and network challenges.

And sometimes we’re asked to share what we did, at events like Microsoft’s PASS Summit 2015.

Awards & Certifications

Microsoft Partner   Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting LLC BBB Business Review    Microsoft MVP    Microsoft Certified Master VMWare vExpert
INC 5000 Award for 2020    American Business Award 2021 Gold    American Business Award 2021 Bronze    FT Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021   INC 5000 Award for 2020    American Business Awards People's Choice    American Business Awards Gold Award    American Business Awards Silver Award
FT Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2020       Best Full-Service Cloud Technology Consulting Company       Insights Sccess Award    Technology Headlines Award
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