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Jennifer Cooke

Research Director

Jennifer Cooke is Research Director for IDC's Datacenter Trends and Strategies team, which explores and analyzes the development and adoption of datacenter resources, including the physical facilities and infrastructure contained and connected within it.  Ms. Cooke's core research includes the worldwide forecast for datacenter infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions as well as adoption of smarter datacenter technologies that form the foundation for delivering agile and resilient IT service. She follows the technology changes and market forces impacting enterprise and service provider datacenter operators.

BACKGROUND

Prior to joining IDC's Datacenter team, Ms. Cooke was responsible for helping technology investors understand and mitigate risk by better understanding and managing equipment life cycles. In both roles, she has done extensive work in end-user perceptions to help technology providers better understand the voice of the customer to shape product and marketing strategies.

 

EDUCATION/INDUSTRY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • B.A., Communications from George Fox University
  • Presenter and moderator at national industry conferences
  • Frequent contributor to national media outlets

 

Iron Mountain's December 11 announcement that it intends to buy IO's U.S. datacenter business expands its ability to support customers' digital transformation initiatives. Iron Mountain's investment and expansion to broaden its U.S. coverag...
Schneider Electric announced the EcoStruxure IT datacenter management-as-a-service offering on September 25, 2017, with availability initially in North America. This platform aligns the company's datacenter business with its broader IoT ena...
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This IDC study presents an updated five-year forecast for the worldwide IT leasing and financing market in the top 25 countries. It updates the previous forecast published in Worldwide IT Leasing and Financing Forecast, 2017–2020: Top 25 Co...
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC's Richard Villars on the key predictions that will impact the global datacenter market over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away w...
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The Importance of Smarter Datacenters

Jul 27, 2017 - Framingham, MA United States