Analyst Profile

Nik Simpson

Nik Simpson

Research VP

11 years at Gartner ,  34 years industry experience
United Kingdom


Roles and Responsibilities

Nik Simpson covers a variety of topics focused on these areas: 1. Infrastructure in the data center and public cloud 2. Infrastructure cloud cost modeling 3. Cloud exit planning 4. Hybrid cloud 5. Server operating systems and virtualization 6. Spectre and meltdown mitigation 7. Windows 10 migrations 8. Backup and Disaster Recovery questions 9. Cloud Decisions demos

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage

Background

Previous Experience

Previously, Mr. Simpson held a variety of roles in product marketing/product management/product planning for products including workstations, servers, storage hardware, storage software, development tools and operating systems.

Professional Background

Datacore Software, Product Marketing Manager, 4 years
Intergraph Corp., Chief Technologist for IT Services Business Unit (among other titles), 13 years
Scentric, Director of Product Marketing (and Co-Founder), 3 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Co-author of SNIA's Guide to Storage Virtualization (2001)
Co-chair of SNIA's Information Lifecycle Management Initiative (2005-2007)

Education

B.Sc., Computer Science

Languages

English

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