Gartner Expert

Jeff Vogel

Sr Director Analyst

Jeff Vogel covers Storage - on-premise, hybrid, public cloud and edge workloads. Mr. Vogel's experience spans 4 decades of Enterprise IT operations, business model, technology, product, M&A and start-up experience that spans 3 generations of compute and storage. Although he dedicates most of his time to the specific needs of IT leaders, he also provides advice to technology executives concerning emerging and innovative technologies, disruptive business models and market strategies. Native multicloud operations experience provides the insights needed to assist both IT leaders and technology companies to assess and deploy cloud platform-based consumption strategies that enable an all-digital economy infrastructure plan other areas of expertise and interest include cloud storage computing architectures (computational storage), use of containers, cloud service expense management, and cloud service pricing models.

Previous experience

Prior to this, Mr. Vogel held executive roles in storage area networking (SAN), disk drive peripherals and data center operations.

Professional background

ClearDB

President and CEO

Calpont / InfiniDB

President and CEO

McDATA

VP, Marketing, Strategy, Solutions, Alliances

Areas of coverage

Infrastructure and Operations Leaders

Marketing Leadership and Strategy

Digital Disruption and Innovation (retired)

Infrastructure and Operations Business Value (retired)

Product Leadership

Education

Electrical Engineering and Electronics, DeVry Institute

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Use of storage, cloud, and technologies and architecture to solve mission-critical priorities.

2Managing and operating storage and database (DBaaS) solutions on the public and hybrid cloud.

3Use of database technologies for warehouse and big data analytics.

4Storage and flash technologies.

5Public cloud infrastructure expense management.