Sr Principal, Analyst
19 years at Gartner
18 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
IT Spending Forecast, 3Q18 Update: Ride the Innovation Wave
16 October 2018
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
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