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Leon Kao

Senior Research Analyst, Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure Research

Leon Kao is a Senior Research Analyst within IDC's Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure Research practice, where he covers datacenter, storage system, and networking device ODM and value chain research. In addition, Leon also helps track demand for datacenter IT systems from worldwide major cloud service providers and top-level mega datacenter owners.  

Before joining IDC, Leon spent many years working in a leading ODM vendor, in a research institute, and in Taiwan Government’s industry promotion office.

Leon holds an Informatics master’s degree from Yuan-Ze University.

This IDC study provides insight on the shipment of server and storage infrastructure by original design manufacturers (ODMs) directly to the largest cloud service providers and internet companies — commonly referred to as hyperscale datacen...
This IDC Market Note provides a snapshot of key announcements made by vendors at the Open Compute Summit 2017."The Open Compute Project Summit has become a good barometer to review advances in cloud infrastructure," said Leon Kao, senior ma...