Sanjit Ganguli

Sanjit Ganguli


Sanjit Ganguli is a Research Director with Gartner’s IT Systems, Security and Risk research group. His primary focus is on network and application performance management. He is part of the IT Operations Management team and is based in the Arlington, Virginia office.

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

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 unique 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 innovative network management solutions to customers around the world.

Mr. Ganguli has held previous 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.

Years of Experience:

  • 2 years in total with Gartner
  • 18 years in IT industry
  • 18 years in Technology & Telecommunications industry
  • 5 years in Energy & Utilities industry

Top 5 Issues I Help Clients Address:

  • Key technology and market trends occurring in the network management market
  • Analysis on key vendors in the network management market
  • How to market and sell to network management buyers
  • How network management ties into an overall IT operations strategy
  • The impact of the Internet of Things on IT operations

Roles That Need My Research:

  • IT Leaders
  • CIO
  • IT Director

Top Key Initiatives I Cover:

  • Infrastructure and Operations Leaders
  • Optimize IT Operations and DevOps to Drive Business Value
  • Planning, Sourcing and Managing Network Infrastructure
  • Creating and Monitoring Metrics, Dashboards and Scorecards
Monday, December 4, 2017 / 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

NetOps 2.0: Transform With Automation and Analytics or Become Irrelevant

Today's network operations teams will require a significant skills shift to take advantage of advances in network automation and analytics and to meet the demands of digital business needs. I&O leaders must champion a paradigm shift to NetOps 2.0 to stay relevant.

Monday, December 4, 2017 / 7:00 PM - 7:20 PM

Gartner Theater Session: Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

A look at the latest Magic Quadrant covering NPMD, understanding significant changes and trends in the market space.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 / 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

How Seven Top IT Operations Teams Are Succeeding With AIOps Technologies

Despite their intimidating reputation, artificial intelligence and associated technologies are finding their way into IT operations management toolkits, often with dramatically positive results when focused. This session will take a quick look at seven real-life, practical examples of these technologies being used successfully, today.
Key issues:
• What are the most common AI and associated smart machine technologies being used today?
• What can we learn from seven real-world successful examples of using AIOps technologies?

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 / 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Roundtable: It's Not the Network! (and How to Prove It)

This roundtable will discuss ways that network operations teams can monitor, troubleshoot and quickly identify the root cause of performance problems.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 / 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Visibility Gaps Can Imperil Your Cloud Initiatives!

Discusses the visibility gaps to consider when migrating to the cloud.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 / 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Gartner Essentials: The Impact of IoT on Infrastructure and Operations

This session will explore the rise of Internet of Things (IoT) and the disruption it will cause for Infrastructure and Operations teams, as they must adapt their infrastructure, processes, skills and tooling.

Meet the analysts face to face.