Analyst Profile

Robert Rhame

Robert Rhame

Research Director

3 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Robert Rhame is a Backup and Recovery Analyst.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage
  • Servers & Storage - Comparative Hardware


Previous Experience

Mr. Rhame is a Research Director at Gartner in the Midsize Enterprise (MSE) analyst team, specializing in backup and recovery. He works closely with the storage team to advise IT leaders on backup technologies including endpoint backup, deduplication backup target appliances, cloud backup and data center backup products. He has a cross-discipline focus on security and risk, advising clients on strategies to deal with the threat of ransomware and destructive malware. Originally from the U.S., he has lived in Germany for 17 years, and worked in presales at both EMEA and regional level for IT vendors covering all market segments and verticals.

Professional Background

AlgoSec, Regional Pre-Sales Manager - DACH, 2 years
EMC, EMEA Specialist SE Team Leader, 10 years
X.Million Capital Ventures, Executive Board of Advisors - Technical and Security Advisor, 2 years


Boston University - Corporate Education Center
Delta Phi Alpha - National German Honor Fraternity
University of South Carolina - English Major/German Minor