Analyst Profile

Alan Dayley

Alan Dayley

Research Director

9 years at Gartner ,  28 years industry experience
Alpine, UT USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Alan Dayley is a Research Director at Gartner on the IT Leaders team, focusing on data archiving software, information governance (IG), information life cycle management (ILM), file analysis/data profiling and object storage.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage

Alan Dayley's Recent Gartner Activity

Latest Research


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Dayley was at Veritas Software, Novell, Quest Software, Proclarity and 3M, where he has held positions in product management, product marketing and competitive/market analysis. His background spans more than 25 years in high tech, covering archiving, storage, operating systems and IT management tools.

Professional Background

Novell, Product Marketing Manager, 7 years
Quest Software, Market and Competitive Intelligence, 1 year
Veritas Software, Director of Product Management, 5 years


B.S., Finance/International Business, Brigham Young University
M.B.A., Brigham Young University