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Andrew Smith

Sr. Research Analyst, Storage Software

Andrew Smith is a Senior Research Analyst for IDC’s Storage Software group. Andrew contributes to a broad range of storage research, with a primary focus on archiving and data management software and services. Andrew contributes to market sizing efforts across IDC’s storage software segments, and is responsible for tracking the revenues of leading software and cloud services providers within IDC's Worldwide Storage Software and Cloud Services Qview and Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker.

Prior to his current role at IDC, Andrew was an analyst at Technology Business Research, where he managed research and consulting efforts focused on leading enterprise software providers and their financial performance. Prior to TBR, Andrew began his career in market and competitive research with Forrester Research, where he delivering analysis and solutions for executive-level IT decision makers.

Andrew holds a BA degree with a dual major in Political Science and English Literature from the University of New Hampshire, and a MA degree in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire.

ZertoCON 2018: Resilient and Ready

May 2018 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43859318

by: Phil GoodwinAndrew Smith

"Resilient and Ready" was the theme at ZertoCON 2018. This vision is anchored by the Zerto's IT Resilience Platform. Zerto aims to bring together disaster recovery (DR), backup, and cloud mobility into a single, seamless, and scalable solut...
Veeam's VeeamON 2018 conference in Chicago, held May 14-17, 2018, was focused primarily on business execution rather than new product announcements. The company touted its "hyper-availability" theme, and the trade show illustrated its stron...
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This IDC study examines the storage software market for the 2018–2022 period."IDC has been saying it for years, and the statement holds true in light of the 2017 market performance and our five-year outlook: 'The future of storage is softwa...
This IDC study discusses the worldwide storage software market shares for 2017."2017 was a challenging year for the storage software market," said Andrew Smith, senior research analyst, Storage Software. "Although demand for public cloud st...
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