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David Senf

Program Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions Group


David Senf is IDC Canada's Program Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions Group. His team forecasts and tracks the markets and competitors in the cloud, servers, storage, networking, security, software tools, and virtualization. He works with vendors, the channel, CIOs and IT professionals to form a complete picture of buying patterns.

In the decade prior to joining IDC, he sold, managed and implemented IT consulting initiatives ranging from Web portals to online presence. His accumulated understanding of technology trends from a business strategy and IT "nuts and bolts" perspective enriches his research with both strategic and tactical advice. He has taught courses he developed on SOA and XML at the University of Toronto.

David has worked with and presented to thousands of Canadian organizations - and most of the IT vendor community. He is often quoted in the press on a range of leading technology trends.

2018 A Breakout Year for PaaS in Canada

Dec 2017 - Market Presentation - Doc # CA41971217

by: David SenfJulie Ross

This IDC Presentation outlines the basic challenges of digital transformation (DX) and where organizations are at in their platform-as-a-service (PaaS) planning to support it. Particularly in Canada, platform as a service is critical for di...
This IDC study reviews the top IT security products vendors in Canada. Factory revenue is collected from IDC's Canadian Security Software Tracker and Security Appliance Tracker. The top 5 vendors are highlighted and competitive details expl...
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