Ashish Nadkarni is an Analyst and Research Director within IDC's worldwide infrastructure practice, which includes research on servers and operating environments, storage systems and software, and networking infrastructure for enterprise and cloud data centers.
As a part of IDC’s Storage, Ashish oversees research on software-defined storage, storage for Big Data and Analytics, Data Protection and Archiving, and Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. He also participates in activities related to research on enterprise and cloud storage systems and software, software-defined infrastructure, infrastructure for and in the cloud.
Ashish co-leads IDC's Global Overview program on Big Data and Analytics, one of the four pillar programs of IDC 3rd platform research agenda. This program tracks the infrastructure and software technologies associated with Big Data and Analytics. It also covers research on a wide range of related services, integration strategies, use cases, and go-to-market strategies.