Gartner Expert

Ang C Troy

Sr Director Analyst

Ang Troy is a member of the Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) Cloud group within the Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) practice.

Ang's research focuses primarily on data center and cloud cost modeling, public cloud IaaS, lift-and-shift cloud migration, VMware Cloud services, edge computing, and associated topics.

In addition to their research on these topics, they provide clients with actionable advice regarding on-premises storage technologies, such as solid-state arrays (SSAs) and object storage.

Previous experience

At Ideas International, Ang provided in-depth competitive analysis covering storage products from major vendors. Their work delivered significant client value derived from highly detailed analyses of product feature sets and vendor capabilities.

Professional background

Ideas International

Research Analyst

Areas of coverage

Data Center Infrastructure

Cloud and Edge Infrastructure

IT Operations and Cloud Management for Technical Professionals

Cloud Computing for Technical Professionals

Data Center Infrastructure for Technical Professionals


B.S., Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Developing and implementing a cloud strategy, including core public cloud infrastructure, edge infrastructure and hybrid cloud architectures

2Designing on-premises, cloud and hybrid storage, selecting products or vendors and optimizing storage infrastructure including solid-state arrays, object storage, and software-defined storage

3Providing cloud migration frameworks, including application discovery and dependency mapping (ADDM) and migration tools from first-party cloud providers and third-party companies

4Assisting data center and cloud providers with competitive positioning and strategic direction

5Creating a cloud and data center cost analysis framework, including comparisons between on-premises and public cloud costs as well as cost optimization guidance