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George Mironescu

Research Manager, European Cloud Platform Services

George Mironescu is research manager for cloud platform services in IDC's European Services Group. In his role, George leads the European Platform-as-a-Service Ecosystems research program, where he provides insights into the various forms of cloud platforms emerging in Europe as well as the partner ecosystems starting to take shape around major platform vendors. He also advises clients on various strategic and tactic projects such as go-to-market design and localization in Europe, competitive positioning, identification of prospects and opportunity mapping.


George joined IDC from Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), where he spent more than 10 years in a number of roles analyzing IT services and application software markets, including covering the cloud and platform services space in the UK and across Europe. George has led research in areas including packaged application services (e.g. SAP, Oracle, Salesforce), the UK IT services market, the European manufacturing IT landscape and the Iberian IT services market. He has led consulting projects in areas such as cloud orchestration, DevOps, cloud-based application delivery ecosystems and cloud vendor mapping and positioning.


  • B.A. in Marketing from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest
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Market Analysis Perspective: European Cloud Platform Services, 2018

Mar 2018 - Market Analysis Perspective - Doc # EMEA43610518

by: George Mironescu

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Analyst Location



Cloud computing


Western Europe