Gartner Expert

Mark Fabbi

Distinguished VP Analyst

Mark Fabbi is a distinguished VP analyst and focuses his research on the strategic use of enterprise network solution. As a key analyst in Gartner's CIO research team, Mr. Fabbi provides insight to midsize enterprise CIOs and IT leaders.

A key aspect of his research is to enable MSEs to find rightsized solutions to avoid unnecessary complexity and maximize value to midsize organization. Beyond the MSE focus, Mr. Fabbi continues to drive research across all aspects of enterprise network infrastructure with a particular focus on aligning network solutions with application requirements. His research has also assisted clients achieve more equitable financial relationships with key vendors.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Fabbi worked for Bell Canada and affiliated companies and played a leadership role in developing data networking and managed network service offerings and established key relationships with the pioneers of the emerging data networking market.

Professional background

Bell Canada

Director - Advanced Communications

Areas of coverage

Data Center Infrastructure

Midsize Enterprise IT Leadership

Cloud and Edge Infrastructure


B.S., Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, University of Toronto

ARTC, Piano Performance from the University of Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How should midsize enterprises find right sized solutions for their network infrastructure?

2How can enterprises reduce network infrastructure costs by 50% or more?

3How should enterprises maximize their relationship with key infrastructure vendors?

4How can enterprises improve their network architecture?

5How should network architectures change to support cloud services?