Gartner Expert

Mindy Cancila

Practice Vice President

Mindy Cancila works as a Managing Vice President in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) managing the Data Center and Cloud Operations team. Ms. Cancila has been with Gartner for five years. Her team covers cloud adoption strategy, comparing and selecting public cloud service providers for IaaS, Cloud management, Agile and DevOps, Monitoring, and IT Service Management. Previously, Ms. Cancila was the agenda manager for the cloud computing research in GTP.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Ms. Cancila worked in Dell's Enterprise Strategy group researching cloud adoption patterns to help define private and hybrid cloud strategies. She also spent two years focused on Dell's storage strategy, including software-defined storage and scale-out architectures. Prior to joining Dell, Ms. Cancila worked for 10 years at HP, focused on x86 server hardware and software development and program management.

Professional background

Dell

Enterprise Strategy

HP

Industry Standard Servers Development

Areas of coverage

IT Operations and Cloud Management for Technical Professionals

Cloud Computing for Technical Professionals

Data Center Infrastructure for Technical Professionals

Education

B.S., Industrial Engineering and Management, Oklahoma State University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Public cloud management

2Cloud adoption strategy - public, private and hybrid

3Creating a cloud business case

4Identifying and mitigating risk in public cloud computing

5Application migration for public cloud

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