Gartner Expert

Drue Reeves

Practice Vice President

Drue Reeves is the Practice Vice President for Cloud Computing, Infrastructure and Operations, Data Management and Analytics, and Interactive Content in GTP.

In addition to managing these teams, Mr. Reeves covers Internet of Things (IoT), public, private and hybrid cloud computing, storage, and data center topics. He also presents these topics at various IT industry events, interacts directly with customers to solve real issues, and advises executive management.

Mr. Reeves has also served as Chief of Research for GTP, where he set the agenda, direction and research strategy for GTP and developed the GTP product and research methodologies.

Previous experience


Professional background

Burton Group

Vice President and Research Director, Cloud Computing and Data Center

Dell Computer Corporation

Office of the CTO


Directory and Security Architect

Areas of coverage

Cloud Computing (retired)

Data and Analytics Leaders


B.A., Computer Science, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Cloud Computing, Cloud Adoption Strategy, Hybrid Cloud, Multicloud, Cloud Economics and Provider Selection

2Data Management and Business Intelligence

3Internet of Things (IoT)

4Storage Protocols, Architecture and Strategy

5Data Center Strategy, Infrastructure, Architecture, Operations Business Case, Vendor Selection