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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
International Data Corporation (IDC)
today announced that Stephen
Elliot is joining the company as Vice President of the IT
Infrastructure and Cloud practice on the CIO
Agenda research team. Elliot will advise enterprise IT organizations
and the investment community on DevOps, private and hybrid clouds,
automation, virtualization, IT operations, and software-defined
datacenters. As part of IDC's IT
Executive Programs, the CIO Agenda research program provides IT
executives and their staff with the strategies, proven best practices,
peer benchmarks, insights and advisory support to unlock the potential
of organizations and their leaders.
Elliot joins IDC from CA Technologies, an enterprise management software
provider, where he held various leadership roles as Vice President of
Strategy for the Infrastructure Management and Data Center Automation
business unit, as well as led product management for the VCE
relationship. He also developed strategic initiatives as part of the
Corporate Strategy team. In these roles, he provided direct strategic
and tactical advice to customers that wanted to accelerate their path
towards the cloud, software-defined datacenters, and DevOps.
Prior to CA Technologies, Elliot was a noted software industry analyst
at firms including IDC, Gartner, and Forrester, where he advised IT
executives, vendors, and the financial community on IT operations,
virtualization, automation, and network and application management. He
also served as a product marketing manager at Inteq, an early provider
of SaaS-based network monitoring and service desk capabilities, helping
customers understand the business value of the SaaS delivery model.
"IDC's rapid growth in advising enterprise IT organizations and their
use of 3rd Platform technologies across staffing, processes, and
datacenter technologies, requires a balance of business and technology
acumen. Stephen has the skill set, the strong background, passion, and
the know-how to create unique insights that help our clients transform
operations and drive business leadership," said Joseph
Pucciarelli, IDC Vice President and IT Executive Advisor.
Elliot earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of
Southern California, completed graduate work in Public Administration at
American University (Washington D.C.), and completed executive education
at Harvard Business School.
For additional information or to arrange a one-on-one briefing with Stephen
Elliot, please contact Sarah Murray at 781-378-2674 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on purchasing reports, contact email@example.com;
reporters should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of
market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information
technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC
helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment
community to make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and
business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global,
regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities
and trends in over 110 countries. In 2014, IDC celebrates its 50th
anniversary of providing strategic insights to help clients achieve
their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG,
the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You
can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.
Heather Hargraves, 508-935-4162
Senior Marketing Specialist
Sarah Murray, 781-378-2674