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Adam Ronthal
Research Director
1 years at Gartner
20 years IT Industry

Adam Ronthal is a Research Director on Gartner's Information Management team with a primary focus on database management systems, technologies and strategies. Mr. Ronthal's areas of specialization include both operational- and data-warehousing-focused use cases, cloud, appliances, and traditional implementations. Mr. Ronthal joined Gartner in January 2015 and is based in Toronto, Canada. Read Full Bio

China Trip Report – April 2017

by Adam Ronthal  |  April 20, 2017

I had an opportunity to visit a number of vendors on my recent trip to China… the primary purpose of the trip was to attend Huawei’s Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, but I took the opportunity to do a day of sales calls in Beijing on my way home. First, the Huawei Analyst Summit… Big […]

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How to Maximize Magic Quadrant Effectiveness

by Adam Ronthal  |  July 29, 2015

By Adam Ronthal and Merv Adrian The Gartner Magic Quadrant is, perhaps, the most well known piece of research we publish each year.  Vendors appearing on the Magic Quadrant often issue press releases, purchase reprint rights, and generally make some well-deserved noise when included in the final research note.  And quite rightly so.  The Magic […]

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