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Tim Grieser

Research Vice President, Enterprise System Management Software

Tim Grieser is Research Vice President for Enterprise System Management Software.  His coverage includes software and SaaS solutions for managing systems, applications and IT operations across a wide variety of deployment models including on-premises, private and public clouds. Tim has published IDC research in market sizing, market forecasting, technological trends, vendor strategies and IT user needs and priorities.  Current interests include IT Operations Analytics encompassing both log analysis and predictive insights and cognitive/AI technologies.


Tim has over 20 years’ experience in the software industry in development and marketing of system management software. His background includes performance monitoring and analysis, modeling and simulation, resource utilization and service-level management and reporting.


  • Tim holds graduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science with specialties in Performance Analysis, Operational Analysis and Artificial Intelligence
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