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Matthew Eastwood

Senior Vice President, Enterprise, Datacenter, Cloud Infrastructure and Developers

Matt Eastwood is Senior Vice President of IDC’s enterprise, datacenter, cloud infrastructure and developer research groups. His responsibilities include managing market analysis, tracking, forecasting and consulting for enterprise computing, storage, networking, systems infrastructure software, infrastructure services, cloud infrastructure services, edge infrastructure, datacenter and developers. He leads a team of analysts responsible for identifying and analyzing people, process and technology trends affecting the deployment and management of edge infrastructure, enterprise datacenters and clouds worldwide.

During his tenure at IDC, Mr. Eastwood has led IDC primary research focused on emerging trends in enterprise systems, datacenters and developers.
Prior to joining IDC in 2000, Mr. Eastwood worked as a senior project manager and operations manager at CDM Smith in Boston.


  • B.S. in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University
  • M.S. in Engineering Project Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute 
  • ​Frequent speaker at IDC, industry, and user events around the world 
  • Frequently quoted in leading business and technology publications


Dell Technologies' strategy and focus on the rapidly emerging IoT landscape comes across loud and clear, with the formation of an IoT Division, led by VMware CTO Ray O'Farrell, that will coordinate development of products and services acros...
Huawei continues to transition from a traditional technology products company to a platform services company. This IDC link looks at how the announcements made at Huawei Connect 2017 will contribute to this transformation.
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This IDC Perspective highlights the most important takeaways from Oracle OpenWorld 2017, including discussion around new product releases and future product road maps, contrasted with several maturing Oracle service lines. Eric Newmark, pro...
This IDC Market Perspective provides a broad review of SUSE's business both in the context of the rest of the industry and in the context of new announcements that were made at SUSECON 2017. "The industry is changing, and it's not enough to...
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