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Sanjit Ganguli

VP Analyst

Sanjit Ganguli is a Research Vice President with Gartner's IT Leaders Infrastructure and Operations research group. His primary focus is on network and application performance monitoring, AIOps and network automation. He is part of the IT Operations Management team and is based in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

Mr. Ganguli has held a variety of executive and technical roles in the network and application performance vendor space, at OPNET and Riverbed.

Previous experience

Mr. Ganguli was formerly the Deputy CTO at Riverbed Technology, working as part of the office of the CTO to provide strategic technical leadership and evangelization to guide corporate initiatives. This includes meeting with CXOs at the world's leading corporations and speaking at industry conferences to discuss Riverbed's Application Performance Platform. Prior to this role, he was the Vice President of International Applications Engineering for OPNET Technologies. There, he was responsible for managing the technical aspects of OPNET's global expansion, bringing application and network management solutions to customers around the world.

Mr. Ganguli has previously held positions at Hughes Network Systems as a Manager for VSAT satellite networking solutions and started his career as a Hardware/Software Engineer for Schlumberger Oilfield Services, designing control and telemetry systems for advanced nuclear logging devices.

Professional background

Riverbed Technology

Deputy CTO

OPNET Technologies

Vice President, Applications Engineering, International

Hughes Networks Systems

Systems Engineer

Areas of coverage

Infrastructure and Operations Leaders

Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Management

Infrastructure and Operations Business Value (retired)


Master's Degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Bachelor's Degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Key technology and market trends occurring in the network and application monitoring market

2Analysis on key vendors in the network and application monitoring market

3The role of AI and AIOps on IT operations

4How network and application monitoring ties into an overall IT operations strategy

5The impact of the Internet of Things and security on IT operations