Gartner Expert

Garth Landers

Research Director

Garth Landers is a Research Director at Gartner with primary coverage responsibilities for archiving software and hardware with a secondary focus on related topics such as application retirement and information governance. He also covers other areas related to information management and services associated with managing aging data and backup/recovery.

Roles and responsibility

IT, Legal and Compliance Managers Responsible for Archiving and ILM

IT Managers, Storage Administrators

Previous experience

Prior to returning to Gartner, Mr. Landers held positions at EMC and Mobius Management Systems. From 1997 through 2003, he was at Gartner and was an analyst covering enterprise content management and document-related technologies.

Professional background


Director, Product Marketing

Mobius Management Systems

Director, Compliance Solutions

Areas of coverage

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovation and Agility (retired)

Data Center Infrastructure


Bachelor's degree, Business Administration, focus on Information Systems, Pace University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Understand how to effectively manage and leverage aging data

2Policy development and strategies for archiving and information management

3How to manage data associated with application retirement and compliance

4Data management for social content, mobile devices and cloud services

5Storage solutions for compliance, archiving, legal hold, including cloud