Naveen Mishra is a Research Director with the Data Center research team. His current research area focuses on integrated systems and cloud. Mr. Mishra is writing research papers on hyperconverged systems ( HCIS). He is often consulted on digital business and its impact on CIOs and IT leaders. Clients seek his advisory assistance on areas such as integrated and hyperconverged systems, data center planning and consolidation, virtualization and cloud, as well as infrastructure technologies. In addition, Mr. Mishra is the conference chair of the Data Center Summit in India and a regular speaker at Gartner events in the Asia/Pacific region and the Middle East. He is often consulted by CIOs and IT leaders in government and the banking industry on a variety of technology issues, such as cloud, virtualization, IT infrastructure strategy, data center and server technologies.