Analyst Profile
Tim Zimmerman
Tim Zimmerman
Research VP
Marvin, NC USA
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Years of Experience
6 years at Gartner
30 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Networking & Communications Services

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Roles and Responsibilities
Tim Zimmerman is a vice president in Gartner Research. His research includes networking issues focusing on wired and wireless local-area networking (WLAN) campus and data center technologies and vendors, as well as RFID and ruggedized mobile devices.
Previous Experience
Mr. Zimmerman's previous experience in the wired and wireless networking industry has included technical, marketing and management roles with Intermec, SyVox, Hand Held Products and Norand, totaling more than 20 years.
Professional Background
Intermec Technologies, Director, Strategic Alliances, 5 years
SyVox, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, 2 years
Hand Held Products, Vice President, 2 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Patents in wireless technology and RFID
Voting member of IEEE 802.11-1997
Author, "Implementing Successful Wireless LANs"
M.B.A., University of Iowa
B.A., Computer Science, Cornell College
B.A., Physics, Cornell College

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Cisco Launches Its Cloud Business With a Bold Strategic Shift to Services 27-Mar-2014 Tim Zimmerman, Tiffani Bova, Eric Goodness, Gregor Petri
Network Access for Guests or Contractors Requires More Than an Open-Network, Coffee Shop Strategy 26-Mar-2014 Tim Zimmerman, Lawrence Orans
SWOT: Cisco, Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, Worldwide 04-Dec-2013 Christian Canales, Tim Zimmerman
Cisco's ACI Delivers Tactical Benefits but Lacks Strategic Value of SDN 07-Nov-2013 Andrew Lerner, Mark Fabbi, Joe Skorupa, Tim Zimmerman
Midmarket Context: 'Rightsizing' the Enterprise Data Center Network 14-Oct-2013 Tim Zimmerman, Jay Lassman