Gartner Expert

Julian Tirsu

Principal, Advisory

Julian Tirsu is an Executive Advisor at Gartner on the IT Leaders Infrastructure and Operations team, focusing on leadership and personal development, operating models and product orientation, as well organizational structures and culture/roles/skills within I&O. As a Research Analyst, Mr. Tirsu previously published research around several software segments, including enterprise information archiving, e-discovery, and file analysis, as well as best practices and strategies regarding data retention, information life cycle management and information governance.

Previous experience

In his previous roles at Gartner, Mr. Tirsu supported the IT Leaders Infrastructure and Operations group within Research Strategy and Operations. He developed relationships with analysts, vendors and clients, acting as a primary resource for the fulfillment of complex data center inquiries, published research requests and contract reviews. Prior to working at Gartner, he held various positions within the IT industry, where he provided technical and sales support for several privately held companies.

Professional background


Principal Analyst


Senior Research Analyst


Service Analyst

Areas of coverage

Infrastructure and Operations Leaders

Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Management

Data Center Infrastructure

Cloud and Edge Infrastructure

Infrastructure Security


B.S., Business and Technology, Magna Cum Laude, University of Connecticut

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Selection and implementation of enterprise information archiving solutions, including email, IM/SMS, and social media archiving

2Retention strategies including how to reduce overall data center footprint, manage aging data and achieve compliance

3Policy development and strategies for information life cycle management, information governance and data retention

4Implementation of file analysis tools for unstructured data classification, governance and storage management

5Data management for social content and mobile devices, including storage solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid