Sr Director Analyst
26 years at Gartner
25 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Adrian O'Connell is a Senior Director Analyst at Gartner, where he is part of the Quantitative Innovation team focusing on the overall data center infrastructure markets. As part of that team, Mr. O'Connell analyzes technology developments, end-user requirements and business model changes that relate to data center infrastructure and server markets. Current key focus areas include the impact of cloud computing on server sales, consumption-based pricing, data center customer segmentation, edge computing and hyperconverged systems. Mr. O'Connell maintains a global view for all server types and contributes to the worldwide forecast and market share, as well as the integrated systems research areas.
Adrian O'Connell's Recent Gartner Activity
Forecast: Servers, All Countries, 2019-2025, 4Q21 Update
Emerging Technology Horizon for Compute and Storage 2021
Gartner Market Databook, 4Q21 Update
Prior to working with the server team, Mr. O'Connell spent two years with Gartner's PC group, where his main responsibilities were in running the European PC Quarterly Statistics Program, as well as the analysis of the U.K., Dutch and Nordic PC markets.
Gartner, Research Director, 23 years
B.A., with honors, Linguistics, School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences at the University of Sussex