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Ritu Jyoti

Research Director, Storage

Ritu Jyoti is Research Director for IDC's Enterprise Storage, Server and Infrastructure software team, which includes research offerings, quarterly trackers as well as advisory services and consulting programs.  Ms. Jyoti’s core research coverage includes Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Analytics Workloads service that looks at the impact of new machine learning, Hadoop, NoSQL databases and analytics technologies on infrastructure software and hardware markets and Software-Defined Storage(SDS) service which provides coverage of developing technologies, use cases, emerging vendors, business models, buyer case studies, and market estimates for SDS. Based on her background and covering IDC's 3rd Platform research, she also covers Protection, Security, Integration/Orchestration and Data Location Optimization Data Services for Hybrid Cloud enabling and accelerating Digital Transformation.


Prior to joining IDC, Ritu held various executive level positions in Product Management, Marketing, Solutions, Technology Alliances and Consulting at companies such as Kaminario, EMC, IBM Global Services and PwC Consulting.  Ritu has over two decades of experience in high-tech, covering Business Applications (ERP, CRM), Databases, Big Data Analytics, Traditional, All-Flash and Software Defined Storage, driving big picture corporate growth and strategic direction by identifying high potential new business, market, and partnership opportunities. She is a proven innovative thought leader adept at leveraging strong technical background to uncover and align business/customer needs with on-the-ground solutions engineering. Most recently, she was the Chief Product Officer at Kaminario.


  • Executive education in Corporate Strategy & Strategic Marketing from MIT Sloan School of Management, USA.
  • B.Sc. engineering degree in Electronics and Communication from Ranchi University, India
  • Frequent speaker and presenter at IDC, industry, and customer events, as well as providing analysis for multiple media outlets, and is often quoted in leading business and technology publications.
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