George Weiss is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner. Mr. Weiss has been analyzing server and operating system trends for Gartner since 1985. His recent focus has been on data center modernization, consolidation, agile infrastructure, integrated systems and hyperconvergence. He has followed industry server and operating system trends with specific emphasis on competitive positioning of vendors in the Unix and Linux space. He has contributed to Magic Quadrants, Hype Cycles, Vendor Ratings and Cool Vendors.
Mr. Weiss has 40 years of overall experience in a variety of marketing and analyst positions in the computer industry. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Weiss held marketing positions at Elbit, General Instrument, AT&T Bell Labs and ITT. He was also a consultant in the IT industry.
Elbit Computers, Haifa, Israel
Accelerating Infrastructure Innovation and Agility (retired)
Infrastructure and Operations Leaders
Data Center Infrastructure
M.B.A., Adelphi University
M.A., Communications, William Patterson College
B.S., Electrical Engineering (with a major in computer science), Drexel University
Completed graduate work at Stevens Institute of Technology
1Data center modernization and consolidation
3Server and operating system futures
4Server/OS contract negotiations
5Linux deployment in mission critical applications