Principal Research Analyst
18 years at Gartner
17 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Christian Canales is a Principal Research Analyst in the Technology & Service Provider Research group of Gartner. Mr. Canales belongs to the Data Center Convergence team, headed by Katherine Lord. He is a lead analyst for the enterprise (business) unified wired/wireless access layer networking market (campus Ethernet switches and WLAN technologies including 802.11ac/n). Mr. Canales additionally advises enterprises on WLAN implementation best practices and covers trends, vendor market share and forecast statistics of the enterprise network security (firewall and IPS equipment), data center switching and router markets.
Areas of Coverage
- Networking & Communications Equipment
Christian Canales's Recent Gartner Activity
Prior to his current position, Mr. Canales worked as a statistics coordinator for telecommunication projects in Gartner's Statistical Unit in London. Mr. Canales moved to France in 2006.
Research International, Market Researcher, 1 year
Degree, University of Westminster, London