The Analyst Team
Principal Analyst, Data Centre Networks
Devan Adams is Omdia’s Principal Analyst for the cloud and data center research team, where he leads Omdia’s cloud services and data center switching research. He also writes comprehensive and informative insights that allow customers to stay abreast of new market trends and important industry topics in the cloud and data center markets.
He has more than a decade of experience in network product management, marketing, telecommunications, and cloud market research. Prior to joining Omdia, he was a market analyst at Infonetics Research, where he played an instrumental role in developing Infonetics' first off-premises cloud intelligent service. During this time, he also developed and helped to manage intelligent service deliverables for data center networks, storage area networks, and software-defined networks.
Devan holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, with a minor in mathematics, and an MBA, with market research specialization, from the University of Cincinnati, US.
Senior Analyst, Cloud & Colocation
Alan focuses on cloud and colocation service provider markets and covers service revenues, data center locations and new construction, and the distribution of data center capex. Coverage includes current service provider revenue performance, service offering trends and insights, and data center construction and expansion.
Alan has more than 30 years of experience in the information technology industry, serving in technical, marketing, research, and business management roles. He is frequently invited to speak at conferences and advise on colocation, data center, and cloud markets and strategies. Prior to joining Omdia, he was vice president and chief researcher for Wired Real Estate Group, a data center advisory firm. Alan was responsible for consulting with investors, investment banks, data center operators, real estate owners, and enterprises to assist with market assessments and strategy.
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