Andrew Lerner is a Vice President in Gartner Research covering enterprise networking with a focus on emerging technologies. Mr. Lerner covers data center networking and wide area networking, including SDN and SD-WAN.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Lerner worked for Raymond James Financial as both a Senior Network Engineer and a Security Architect, with responsibility for network architecture, design and implementation. He has also worked as a Networking Consultant for ThruPoint and Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Lerner currently holds both CISSP and VMware certifications and has previously held certifications from Cisco (CCNP), Foundry and Nortel.
Raymond James Financial
Senior Network Engineer, Security Architect
ThruPoint (formerly Total Network Solutions)
Booz Allen Hamilton
Infrastructure and Operations Leaders
Data Center Infrastructure
Cloud and Edge Infrastructure
M.S., Telecommunications, George Mason University
B.S., Decision Science, University of Maryland
1Data center networking
2SD-WAN and hybrid WAN
3WAN and LAN network design and architecture
4Network equipment vendor selection and pricing (routers, switches, ADC)
5Application delivery controllers (aka load balancers)