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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


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.
On August 24, 2017, VMware disclosed 2Q18 financial results. The company reported GAAP revenue of $1.90 billion in the quarter, a 12.2% year-over-year (YoY) increase. License revenue increased 13.7% YoY to $732 million, while services reven...
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This IDC Survey focuses on U.S. customer and partner perceptions of the Dell EMC merger. The Dell EMC merger closed in September 2016. In advance of this milestone, IDC conducted a global survey of customers and partners aimed at quantifyin...
This IDC study provides insight on how 18 workloads are deployed and consumed and what the projections are for future deployments. IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker: Workloads and Worldwide Semiannual Server Trac...
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