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. Mr. Coyle has deep expertise in IT service management, IT operations management (especially the IT service desk) and ITIL best practices. He 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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The Gartner Scenario for Data Center Providers 19-Aug-2014 Peter J. Grant, Karen Benson, Michele C. Caminos, Bettina Tratz-Ryan, Federico De Silva, Matthew J Boon, David M. Coyle, Errol Rasit, Lawrence Pingree
Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 2Q14 Update 17-Jun-2014 Matthew Cheung, 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, Hai Hong Swinehart, Bhavish Sood, Jie Zhang, Jin-Sik Yim, Michael Warrilow, Vassil Mladjov, Laurie F. Wurster, Sid Deshpande
SWOT: ServiceNow, IT Operations Management Software, Worldwide 05-Jun-2014 David M. Coyle, Jarod Greene, Jeffrey M. Brooks, Patricia Adams, Ronni J. Colville, Laurie F. Wurster, Gary Spivak, Chris Matchett
Market Share Analysis: IT Operations Management Software, Worldwide, 2013 30-May-2014 Laurie F. Wurster, Federico De Silva, John Rizzuto, Matthew Cheung, David M. Coyle, Ronni J. Colville
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