Analyst Profile
Nik Simpson
Nik Simpson
Managing VP
Madison, AL USA
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Years of Experience
7 years at Gartner
29 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Servers & Storage

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Roles and Responsibilities
Nik Simpson covers a variety of topics focused on these areas: 1. Private cloud 2. Private cloud cost modeling 3. Thick-, thin- and zero-client desktop platforms 4. Windows 7 migration planning
Previous Experience
Previously, Mr. Simpson held a variety of roles in product marketing/product management/product planning for products including workstations, servers, storage hardware, storage software, development tools and operating systems.
Professional Background
Scentric, Director of Product Marketing (and Co-Founder), 3 years
Datacore Software, Product Marketing Manager, 4 years
Intergraph Corp., Chief Technologist for IT Services Business Unit (among other titles), 13 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Co-chair of SNIA's Information Lifecycle Management Initiative (2005-2007)
Co-author of SNIA's Guide to Storage Virtualization (2001)
B.Sc., Computer Science

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Best Practices for Accelerating Windows XP Migration 07-Mar-2014 Nik Simpson
Decision Point for Choosing Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 in Windows XP Migrations 07-Jan-2014 Nik Simpson
Decision Point for Selecting Servers for Server-Hosted Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Projects 31-Oct-2013 Nik Simpson
2014 Planning Guide for Private Cloud, Data Center Modernization and Desktop Transformation 03-Oct-2013 Chris Wolf, Nik Simpson, Alessandro Perilli, Matthew Brisse, Werner Zurcher, Gunnar Berger, Simon Richard
Cisco Unified Computing Systems: In-Depth Assessment 05-Sep-2013 Nik Simpson