Analyst Profile
Michael A. Silver
Michael A. Silver
VP Distinguished Analyst
Stamford, CT USA
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Years of Experience
18 years at Gartner
29 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
IT Asset Management
PCs, Laptops & Handheld Devices

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Roles and Responsibilities
Michael Silver is a vice president and research director in Gartner Research, where he is part of the Client Computing group. His areas of coverage include client operating systems, office productivity suites, Windows and office migrations, and total cost of ownership issues in the above areas. Mr. Silver has also been helping clients decide how to handle their Microsoft Enterprise Agreements.
Previous Experience
Mr. Silver has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining Gartner, he spent more than 11 years at IBM.
Professional Background
IBM, Systems Engineer, 11 year
M.B.A., Marketing and International Business, Stern School of Business at New York University

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Lower Microsoft Support Price Cap May Help Reduce Risk of Running XP 08-Apr-2014 Michael A. Silver, Stephen Kleynhans
Office for iPad Represents a Giant Step for Microsoft, but Some Users May Not Be Swayed 31-Mar-2014 Michael A. Silver, Tom Austin
Minimize Licensing Costs for BYOD When Windows Client Is Included Under Microsoft Enterprise Agreement 23-Jan-2014 Michael A. Silver
Qualified Devices Count When Licensing for BYOD Under Microsoft's Enterprise Agreement 23-Jan-2014 Michael A. Silver
Negotiate Support Services Before Buying Office 365 23-Jan-2014 Michael A. Silver, Matthew W. Cain