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.
Chief Analyst, IT Ecosystem & Operations
Roy’s key areas of research include cloud computing, cloud-native technologies, IT strategy, IT operational management, and data center technologies. He also advises on quantum computing, automation, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and workspaces. Roy uses his extensive experience combined with Omdia’s surveys and market data to understand how technologies will add benefit to businesses.
He works in the enterprise team and has over 40 years’ experience in the IT sector working for a variety of consultancy and end-user companies with experience in defense, utilities, automotive, retail, and fast-moving consumer goods industries. He joined Butler Group as a senior analyst in January 2004. Roy has worked on many major report projects, white papers, and primary research. He also delivers keynote speeches globally. He has a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in electronic engineering and telecommunications, an MBA, and is a Member of the Institute of Engineering Technology (MIET) that holds the registered status of a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
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Data Center Compute at the Edge Report - 2020
Report / 13 Aug 2020 / Vladimir Galabov
Provides a state of the edge computing market with a focus on edge compute hardware and software, use cases, emerging vendors, server designs for edge deployments, and forecasts for data center servers deployed at edge locations.
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