Analyst Profile
David M. Coyle
David M. Coyle
Managing VP
Stamford, CT USA
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Years of Experience
10 years at Gartner
24 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
IT Operations

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Roles and Responsibilities
David Coyle is a Managing Vice President in Gartner Research, responsible for leading the Infrastructure Software team. Team coverage includes market share and forecast analysis in application development, application infrastructure and middleware, database management, IT operations management, storage management, cloud management, and virtualization. Mr. Coyle helps clients understand the best practices, leading trends and competitive landscape involved with optimizing the data center and infrastructure and IT operations management. He has deep expertise in IT service management, IT operations management (especially the IT service desk) and ITIL best practices. Mr. Coyle can speak specifically on the following: - The Nexus of Forces (social, information/big data, cloud and mobile) and the impact on the data center - The top trends affecting the data center - The top 10 technologies in infrastructure and operations - How to sell data center transformation to the CIO - Selling the concept of cost optimization in the data center
Previous Experience
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Coyle spent nine years at Hyperion Solutions, where he held several director-level positions within the infrastructure operations organization, including managing IT support services in Europe while living in France. He was also a network and e-mail specialist at Taco Bell Corp.
Professional Background
Hyperion Solutions, Director of Infrastructure and Operations, 9 years
Taco Bell Corp., Systems Analyst, 3 years
Education
M.B.A., University of Connecticut
B.A., Business Administration, University of Connecticut




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Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2013 28-Mar-2014 Colleen Graham, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, Bianca Francesca Granetto, Joanne M. Correia, Laurie F. Wurster, Federico De Silva, Tom Eid, Ruggero Contu, Fabrizio Biscotti, Chris Pang, David M. Coyle, Dan Sommer, Matthew Cheung, Hai Hong Swinehart, Bhavish Sood, Asheesh Raina, Koji Motoyoshi, Yurika Nagashima, Jie Zhang, Michael Warrilow, Sid Deshpande, Jin-Sik Yim, Vassil Mladjov, Jennifer Mazzucca
The Gartner Scenario for Data Center Providers 20-Mar-2014 Peter J. Grant, Bettina Tratz-Ryan, Federico De Silva, Errol Rasit, Lawrence Pingree, Karen Benson, David M. Coyle, Michele C. Caminos, Matthew J Boon
Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 1Q14 Update 14-Mar-2014 Laurie F. Wurster, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, Bianca Francesca Granetto, Joanne M. Correia, Neil McMurchy, Federico De Silva, Tom Eid, Ruggero Contu, Colleen Graham, Fabrizio Biscotti, Chris Pang, David M. Coyle, Dan Sommer, Matthew Cheung, Hai Hong Swinehart, Bhavish Sood, Asheesh Raina, Jie Zhang, Jin-Sik Yim, Michael Warrilow, Vassil Mladjov, Sid Deshpande
Market Definitions: Software 23-Jan-2014 Federico De Silva, Neil McMurchy, Colleen Graham, David M. Coyle, Bianca Francesca Granetto
Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2010-2017, 4Q13 Update 13-Dec-2013 Laurie F. Wurster, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, Bianca Francesca Granetto, Federico De Silva, Tom Eid, Ruggero Contu, Colleen Graham, Fabrizio Biscotti, Dan Sommer, Matthew Cheung, Asheesh Raina, Jie Zhang, Bhavish Sood, Joanne M. Correia, Chris Pang, Hai Hong Swinehart, David M. Coyle, Neil McMurchy, Vassil Mladjov, Michael Warrilow, Jin-Sik Yim