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Mindy Cancila

Practice Vice President

Mindy Cancila works as a Practice Vice President managing the I&O GTP teams. Ms. Cancila has been with Gartner for seven years. Her team covers infrastructure on-premises and in the cloud including compute, storage and networking, business continuity (BC/DR), containers, cloud adoption strategy, comparing and selecting public cloud service providers, Cloud management, Agile and DevOps, Infrastructure automation, Monitoring, and IT Service Management.

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


Enterprise Strategy


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


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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