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Sergio Patano

Senior Research and Consulting Manager

Sergio specializes in IT research and market analysis gaining profound competences and knowledge of the Italian IT market, growing to be a requested speaker and moderator at both vendor events and IDC Italy conferences.

More recently, Sergio's research domain is focused predominantly on Datacenter and IT Infrastructure evolution, covering in particular the following areas/topics:

  • Datacenter and IT Infrastructure evolution: Consolidation, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Data Center efficiency, IT Security;
  • Hardware Market: PC, Server, Storage e Hardcopy (Printer Single Function e Multifunction)
  • Enterprise Printer and Document Solution: Basic Printer Service (BPS), Managed Printer Service (MPS), Managed Document Service (MDS)
  • IT Services evolution and professional fees
  • Client Virtualization, IT Consumerization, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobility

Sergio is often involved in speeches on those topics, providing both vendors and end-users with insightful advices and guidance.

Sergio holds a degree in Social Policy and Economics from the Università degli Studi in Milan.

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