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Abhijit Sunil

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Abhijit is an analyst serving infrastructure and operations professionals. His research focuses on sustainability, specializing in technology sustainability strategy and how sustainability initiatives create business value. His work analyzes how technology aids sustainability initiatives as well as how IT can be a risk for sustainability. His research also covers data centers and colocation, enterprise IT networks, and 5G.

Previous Work Experience

Abhijit comes to Forrester from McKinsey & Company where he was a senior research analyst within the high-tech, media, and telecom practice. He worked with a variety of McKinsey client teams solving specific technology business problems, identifying growth trends, and helping implement go-to-market strategies. He contributed to several McKinsey knowledge and client development efforts.

Prior to McKinsey, he worked with Ericsson as a business consultant in the IT transformation group and later in the cloud infrastructure group. He worked directly with some of Ericsson's largest telecommunications clients in North America.

Abhijit started his career at the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay as a researcher in embedded and real-time systems.

Education

Abhijit earned his master's degree in computer engineering from Southern Methodist University and a BS in electronics engineering from the University of Mumbai.

Abhijit is an analyst serving infrastructure and operations professionals. His research focuses on sustainability, specializing in technology sustainability strategy and how sustainability initiatives create business value. His work analyzes how technology aids sustainability initiatives as well as how IT can be a risk for sustainability. His research also covers data centers and colocation, enterprise IT networks, and 5G.

Previous Work Experience

Abhijit comes to Forrester from McKinsey & Company where he was a senior research analyst within the high-tech, media, and telecom practice. He worked with a variety of McKinsey client teams solving specific technology business problems, identifying growth trends, and helping implement go-to-market strategies. He contributed to several McKinsey knowledge and client development efforts.

Prior to McKinsey, he worked with Ericsson as a business consultant in the IT transformation group and later in the cloud infrastructure group. He worked directly with some of Ericsson's largest telecommunications clients in North America.

Abhijit started his career at the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay as a researcher in embedded and real-time systems.

Education

Abhijit earned his master's degree in computer engineering from Southern Methodist University and a BS in electronics engineering from the University of Mumbai.

Abhijit Sunil's Most Recent Research

Research

Assess Your Own Sustainability ROI

Apply Forrester's Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) Framework To Build A Sustainability Business Case
April 22nd, 2021 | Abhijit Sunil , Jan Sythoff

Mankind is now both more powerful and more vulnerable than at any previous point in human history. Fortunately, technology enables us to solve some of...

9 min read
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Factors Driving The ROI Of Sustainability

An Optimized Balance Of Priorities Quantifies The Value Of Sustainability
April 22nd, 2021 | Abhijit Sunil , Jan Sythoff

Environmental responsibility and sustainability impact the survival and growth of every organization. International reports and treaties, such as the 2018...

6 min read
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Data Center And Colocation Market Trends, 2021

January 20th, 2021 | Abhijit Sunil

The colocation and data center industry has been undergoing rapid shifts in both the vendor landscape and the ways that customers consume services. This...

6 min read
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The Forrester Wave™: Software-Defined WAN Services, Q4 2020

The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
October 15th, 2020 | Abhijit Sunil , Andre Kindness

In our 30-criterion evaluation of software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) services providers, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Aryaka Networks, AT&T...

14 min read
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Now Tech: Software-Defined WAN Services, Q3 2020

Forrester's Overview Of 20 SD-WAN Services Providers
September 25th, 2020 | Abhijit Sunil , Andre Kindness

You can use software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) services to unify underlay and overlay services under a single player, simplify the SD-WAN elements of your businesswide...

4 min read