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Dave Bartoletti

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

Dave Bartoletti has developed, delivered, supported, and marketed game-changing technologies for more than 25 years as a software executive at several high-profile technology and financial services leaders. He was at the forefront of the middleware, web, virtualization, automation, and cloud computing tech disruptions as both vendor and consumer. Dave has been an analyst for more than eight years, following a long career in software product management, marketing, and business development. He advises Forrester clients on public cloud computing infrastructure and development platforms, cloud cost management and optimization, software container technologies, and modern cloud service delivery techniques. Dave specializes in helping technology leaders accelerate their companies’ digital transformation initiatives, using the tools, services, and platforms available in the cloud. He is a frequent keynote speaker at premier client, vendor, and industry executive cloud computing events, and his research and opinions have been cited in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, USA Today, Network World, and Forbes, along with many other industry publications.

Previous Work Experience

Dave joined Forrester from Taneja Group, where he was a senior analyst and co-lead of the virtualization and cloud practice. Prior to his career as an analyst, Dave spent more than 20 years creating and marketing award-winning and industry-leading messaging middleware, virtualization, and web-based financial services tools and products. He was vice president of marketing and on the founding team of Enigmatec, a virtualization management pioneer acquired by EMC. Previously, Dave held executive positions at TIBCO Software, where he created and managed the North American professional services organization; Fidelity Investments, where he launched a suite of online portfolio management products; and Capco, where he built the company's software factory to develop financial services automation platforms.

Education

Dave holds a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Boston University and an M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

Dave Bartoletti

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

Dave Bartoletti has developed, delivered, supported, and marketed game-changing technologies for more than 25 years as a software executive at several high-profile technology and financial services leaders. He was at the forefront of the middleware, web, virtualization, automation, and cloud computing tech disruptions as both vendor and consumer. Dave has been an analyst for more than eight years, following a long career in software product management, marketing, and business development. He advises Forrester clients on public cloud computing infrastructure and development platforms, cloud cost management and optimization, software container technologies, and modern cloud service delivery techniques. Dave specializes in helping technology leaders accelerate their companies’ digital transformation initiatives, using the tools, services, and platforms available in the cloud. He is a frequent keynote speaker at premier client, vendor, and industry executive cloud computing events, and his research and opinions have been cited in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, USA Today, Network World, and Forbes, along with many other industry publications.

Previous Work Experience

Dave joined Forrester from Taneja Group, where he was a senior analyst and co-lead of the virtualization and cloud practice. Prior to his career as an analyst, Dave spent more than 20 years creating and marketing award-winning and industry-leading messaging middleware, virtualization, and web-based financial services tools and products. He was vice president of marketing and on the founding team of Enigmatec, a virtualization management pioneer acquired by EMC. Previously, Dave held executive positions at TIBCO Software, where he created and managed the North American professional services organization; Fidelity Investments, where he launched a suite of online portfolio management products; and Capco, where he built the company's software factory to develop financial services automation platforms.

Education

Dave holds a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Boston University and an M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

Dave Bartoletti's Research

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  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Enterprise Container Platforms, Q2 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 24 Enterprise Container Platform Providers

    June 25, 2020Dave Bartoletti, Charlie Dai

    You can use enterprise container platforms (ECPs) to speed up software development, simplify container infrastructure management, and automate container deployment, scaling, monitoring, and security. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros should use this report to understand the value they can expect from an ECP provider and to select one based on size and functionality.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: The Cloud CX Value Map

    Use The CX Value Map To Measure Cloud Success Across Your Organization

    June 3, 2020Dave Bartoletti, Will McKeon-White

    As enterprises expand their cloud usage, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals are increasingly cloud intermediaries and must become better "vendors" of services for their internal "customer" stakeholders, each of whom defines satisfaction and value differently. This report outlines the three levels of internal cloud customers and provides a value map to help I&O pros gain a better understanding of cloud customer experience (CX) across the organization.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Adoption Profile: Public Cloud In North America, Q2 2020

    May 27, 2020Dave Bartoletti

    Public cloud continues to be an essential business platform for rapid innovation, scalable infrastructure, and customer-driven technology modernization. After more than a decade, public cloud is a stable force, but infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros still struggle when balancing developer enablement with the need to optimize and govern cloud usage. This report features North American public cloud adoption data from the Forrester Analytics Global Business Technographics® Infrastructure Survey, 2019, to explore the current state of multicloud, innovation, migration, and modernization issues for public cloud across North America.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development Platforms, North America, Q1 2020

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    March 16, 2020 John R. Rymer, Dave Bartoletti

    In our 29-criterion evaluation of public cloud development platforms, we identified and assessed the nine most significant ones — Alibaba, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, and VMware. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals select the right one for their needs.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development And Infrastructure Platforms, North America, Q1 2020

    The Six Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    March 16, 2020Dave Bartoletti, John R. Rymer

    In our 35-criterion evaluation of public cloud development and infrastructure platform providers, we identified and assessed the six most significant ones — Alibaba, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals select the right one for their needs.

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