17 years at Gartner
29 years industry experience
Reading United Kingdom
Roles and Responsibilities
Philip Dawson is a Vice President in Gartner Research and Agenda Manager. He specializes in virtualization, cloud, ERP and server infrastructure. Mr. Dawson is a leading authority on virtualization of Linux, Unix and Windows infrastructure platforms. He focuses on virtualization, portfolio consolidation, ERP migration and rationalization processes as key components of his virtualization coverage and enabling cloud delivery. He has been at Gartner for 13 years and has more than 26 years of experience in the IT industry.
Areas of Coverage
- Open Source
- Servers & Storage
Philip Dawson's Recent Gartner Activity
SWOT: SimpliVity, Worldwide
The Dell/EMC Merger: Is Your Server Investment at Risk?
Infrastructure Agility Primer for 2016
Prior to joining Gartner through the Meta Group acquisition, Mr. Dawson was competitive market research manager for Sequent Computer Systems, Europe. In this role, he worked within product marketing, helping develop UNIX/NT Integration Strategies and the introduction of Intel IA-32/IA-64 NUMA platforms. Before this, he worked at Santa Cruz Operation as product marketing manager for all layered products.
Meta Group, Vice President, 5 years
Santa Cruz Operation, Product Marketing Manager, 3 years
Sequent Computer Systems, Competitive Market Research Manager, 5 years
B.A. (honors), Computing in Business, Huddersfield Polytechnic
Diploma, Computer Studies