Dave Bartoletti

Principal Analyst serving Infrastructure & Operations PROFESSIONALS

Dave Bartoletti has developed, delivered, and marketed emerging 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, automation, and cloud computing technology waves as both vendor and consumer. Dave has been an analyst for more than seven years, and he advises Forrester clients on modern service delivery strategies, including virtualization platforms, cloud computing platforms and management tools, and data center automation. He specializes in helping clients leverage emerging cloud technologies to modernize their data centers and accelerate their journey to the hybrid cloud. Dave is a frequent keynote speaker at premier vendor and industry events, including VMworld and CloudConnect, and his research has been cited in The Wall Street Journal and Forbes.

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

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Brief: The Cost Of Migrating An Enterprise Application To A Public Cloud Platform

    "We've got a cloud-first strategy; now, how much will it cost to move our core applications to a public cloud?" This recurring client question prompted Forrester to create a pro forma cost model...

    • Downloads: 312
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions, Q1 2016

    In Forrester's 32-criteria evaluation of hybrid cloud management solution vendors, we identified 11 significant software providers — BMC Software, Citrix, CliQr Technologies, Dell, Hewlett Packa...

    • Downloads: 719
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: The Truth Behind Enterprise-Class Cloud

    The hyperscale public cloud platform providers have steadily improved service reliability, performance, and security to the point where their service levels exceed those of most enterprise data ...

    • Downloads: 354
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Organize Your Infrastructure Team For Customer Obsession

    Technology management is in the middle of a new evolutionary cycle that will transform infrastructure and operations (I&O) from its traditional role as infrastructure provider to its new role as...

    • Downloads: 565
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Vendor Landscape: Cloud Strategies Of Leading Global Infrastructure Outsourcing Providers

    Most large firms have already adopted cloud computing in some form, with many aggressively expanding their use. Cloud strategies of the global infrastructure outsourcing service providers have s...

    • Downloads: 2849
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Justify Your Hybrid Cloud Future With A Solid Business Case

    Seldom have tech managers had it so easy in building a compelling value proposition as they do with cloud technologies. If anything, expectations for cloud's impact on costs have expanded beyond...

    • Downloads: 3133
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Vendor Landscape: Cloud Strategies Of Leading Global Infrastructure Outsourcing Providers

    Most large firms have already adopted cloud computing in some form, with many aggressively expanding their use. Cloud strategies of the global infrastructure outsourcing service providers have s...

    • Downloads: 2849
  • For CIOs

    Report: Predictions For 2014: Cloud Computing

    As we head into 2014, cloud computing is no longer a "future" but a "now." Investments are up, enterprise use is widespread, and the hybrid cloud model has arrived. While the bulk of cloud acqui...

    • Downloads: 1582
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Strategic Benchmarks 2013: IT Infrastructure

    This report provides IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals with strategic benchmarks to compare their IT infrastructure budgets, priorities, motivations, and technology adoption t...

    • Downloads: 1476
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Benchmark Your Enterprise Cloud Adoption

    Most enterprises have adopted cloud computing in some form; the key question is where your organization falls. Are you ahead of your competitors or lagging the average enterprise? Understand the...

    • Downloads: 953
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