Gartner Expert

Jeffrey Hewitt

VP Analyst

Jeffrey Hewitt is a Research Vice President at Gartner, where he is a part of the Infrastructure and Operations team in the Gartner for IT Leaders organization. As a part of that team, Mr. Hewitt's primary areas of coverage include hyperconvergence, software containers/microservices, serverless computing, distributed/tethered cloud, edge computing, disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS), application performance monitoring (APM) software and AIOps. Mr. Hewitt leads the formulation of the Top Trends Impacting I&O, and identifies the implications of those trends on skill requirements. He also assists client with integrated systems and server purchasing negotiations.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hewitt was a Director of Product Marketing for Unisys.

Professional background

Unisys

Director of Product Marketing

Auspex Systems

Product Line Manager

Everex Systems

Marketing and Sales Manager

Areas of coverage

Infrastructure and Operations Leaders

Data Center Infrastructure

Cloud and Edge Infrastructure

Education

M.B.A., University of Phoenix

B.A., magna cum laude, Advertising and Mass Communications, University of South Florida

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to evaluate and when to select hyperconvergence as an infrastructure choice

2How to align with and optimally leverage the top trends impacting infrastructure and operations

3How to effectively negotiate the best integrated system and server infrastructure prices

4How to evaluate distributed/tethered cloud offerings like AWS Outposts and Microsoft Azure Stack Hub

5How to evaluate APM and AIOps choices