Research Manager, PBBA, PELS, and Storage in the Cloud
Liz Conner is a Research Manager within IDC’s Storage Systems and Software research practice. She provides detailed insights & analysis on industry trends, vendor performance, and technology changes. Ms. Conner is responsible for producing and delivering timely, in-depth market research with a specific focus on Data Protection, Storage for/in the Cloud, and Personal & Entry Level Storage.
Ms. Conner is the lead analyst for IDC's Purpose-built Backup Appliances (PBBA) research, focusing on tracking quarterly shipments via the PBBA Tracker, forecasting the PBBA market, and providing comprehensive market research. Additionally, Ms. Conner is expanding her research coverage to include the impact of end-point data protection, cloud-based data protection, and file sync-n-share markets on public and private cloud storage infrastructure.
Prior to joining IDC, Ms. Conner was a cost analyst for Tecolote Research, where she focused on product life-cycle cost estimates for the Department of Defense.
Ms. Conner earned an M.A. in Applied Economics from Binghamton University and a B.A. in Economics from The College of Wooster in Ohio.
Market Analysis Perspective: Worldwide and U.S.
Storage Industry, 2014
Eric Burgener, Liz Conner, Laura DuBois, Iris Feng, Jingwen Li, Ashish Nadkarni, Amita Potnis, Eric Sheppard, Natalya Yezhkova
Dec 2014 - Doc # 253171 IDC Presentation
This IDC Presentation examines the storage market that spans traditional external storage systems as well as the use of software-defined storage, flash for accelerated performance, and reduced latency and cloud services.: In 2014, s ...purchase document
Worldwide Storage for Public and Private Cloud
Ashish Nadkarni, Laura DuBois, Natalya Yezhkova, Liz Conner
Nov 2014 - Doc # 252135 Market Analysis
This IDC study presents the worldwide 2014–2018 forecast for storage spending in support of public and private cloud deployments. The forecast provided in this study is influenced in large part by the research published in the "storage s ...purchase document