Converged infrastructure operates by grouping multiple information technology (IT) components into a single, optimized computing package. Components of a converged infrastructure may include servers, data storage devices, networking equipment and software for IT infrastructure management, automation and orchestration.
ESG Senior Analyst Mike Leone covers converged and hyperconverged infrastructure, data platforms, data management, data analytics, and the emerging blockchain segment. Since joining ESG, Mike has primarily been a part of the validation team, where he provides third party validation of claims made by vendors about their solutions with coverage across all aspects of enterprise IT.
Mike has a strong technical background with early roles in software/hardware engineering and gradually moved into marketing roles by helping translate deep technical concepts into understandable business benefits. His enthusiasm for bleeding edge technology is contagious and his combo engineering/marketing background helps IT vendors improve everything from product development and marketing to go-to-market strategies and road-map adjustments.