Gartner Expert

Tony Harvey

Sr Director Analyst

Tony Harvey is a Senior Director at Gartner. Mr. Harvey assists clients with evaluation, planning and delivering business value from technology investments. He provides strategic advice on directions for datacenter infrastructure, end user and edge computing as well as advising on RFPs, and vendor selection. He also provides vendors with advice on product requirements, product positioning, market messaging and competitive analysis.

Mr. Harvey's research areas include distributed and tethered cloud, hyperconverged solutions, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Server based computing (SBC), Desktop as a Service (DaaS), remote work, security threats related to firmware, hardware and supply chain, and emerging technologies impacting server architectures, including processor architectures, memory technologies and interconnects. In addition Mr. Harvey is the Gartner Lead Analyst for Citrix Systems.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Harvey held product management roles at Lenovo, Cisco and HPE on blades and hyperconverged systems.

Professional background


Product Management

Cisco Systems

Product Management



Areas of coverage

I&O Digital Workplace Transformation

I&O Operations Management

Data Center Infrastructure

Cloud and Edge Infrastructure

Infrastructure Security

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Helping IT Teams with Cloud, hybrid environments, hyperconverged, distributed and edge computing strategies

2Advising on Windows Server upgrade and migration strategies, including hybrid and cloud migrations

3Desktop Virtualization (VDI), Server based Computing (SBC) and remote work strategies including cloud based DaaS

4The interaction between the Security & I&O teams, security risks of firmware, hardware and supply chain

5Provide insight on the use of On-Premises Public Clouds such as Azure Stack Hub and AWS Outposts and Hyperconvereged systems