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Naresh Singh

Sr Director Analyst

Naresh Singh is a Senior Director Analyst in Gartner Research and Advisory, where he is part of the Technology Product Management practice. He focuses on delivering research and advice to product managers in technology and service provider organizations around the world.

Mr. Singh has more than 15 years of engagements with clients globally on technology topics such as cloud connectivity, WAN transformation, data center networking, Ethernet fabric, white-box network equipment, and campus wired and wireless networks.

Mr. Singh also regularly advises enterprise and SMB users in their strategic and tactical networking-related initiatives, involving the entire technology life cycles of assessing, selecting, using, troubleshooting/monitoring and upgrading.

Previous experience

Mr. Singh has more than 15 years of experience in the IT and communications industry. Prior to Gartner, he has held various analyst, consulting and media roles in IDC and CyberMedia.

Mr. Singh was a very successful Manager and Research Analyst at IDC, where he managed and led several exciting research, achieving significant business, and developed research talent under his management. He worked for six years as a Sub-editor, Reporter and Senior Correspondent in tech media at CyberMedia, a leading IT publisher in India.

Professional background

IDC India

Manager, Research, Communications


Senior Correspondent

Areas of coverage

Data Center Infrastructure

Cloud and Edge Infrastructure

Product/Service Discovery and Validation

Product/Service Design and Creation

Product/Service Evolution and Management


M.B.A., Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi

B.A., Hansraj College, University of Delhi

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Technology Product Managers -- In planning their product effectively for fast growth in Cloud and Edge infrastructure domains

2Technology Product Managers -- In differentiating their products by getting the right functionalities and approach

3Technology Product Managers -- In Harnessing disruptions and Evolving existing products for optimum impact

4I&O Leaders -- In understanding and choosing the right technologies and vendors in the the Cloud and Edge domain

5I&O Leaders -- In driving the optimum spend in their Network Equipment and Services Purchases