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Jeffrey Hewitt
VP Analyst I
20 years at Gartner
42 years IT Industry

Jeffrey Hewitt is a Research Vice President at Gartner, where he is a part of the Infrastructure and Operations team in the Gartner for IT Leaders organization. As a part of that team, Mr. Hewitt's primary areas of coverage include hyperconvergence, software containers/microservices, serverless computing, hyperscale (webscale) architectures, edge computing, machine learning IaaS, and the I&O implications of changing technology approaches like public cloud, blockchain, and big data. He also covers integrated systems and server purchasing negotiations.Read Full Bio

How Infrastructure and Operations Can Meet Changing Skill Requirements Beyond Covid-19

by Jeffrey Hewitt  |  May 20, 2020

With pressure comes change. The current Covid-19 situation coupled with more rapidly evolving technologies and deployment styles demands a change in skills and competencies for I&O teams. How can these teams and their managers cope and even get ahead of these changes? Gartner has some valuable answers. The first comes in the form of using […]

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Can You Make The Right Prediction With Distributed Cloud?

by Jeffrey Hewitt  |  May 12, 2020

There is an old Arabic saying–he who predicts the future is either lucky or a liar. As a Gartner analyst we are oft times asked for predictions. I got lucky with one of those predictions some 5 years ago. I suggested that the public cloud providers could offer on-premises infrastructure that would be used to […]

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I&O Leaders Must Take The Right Actions Today To Cut Costs

by Jeffrey Hewitt  |  April 28, 2020

Today’s environment carries some unique challenges for I&O leaders. There are shifting needs in a number of areas (e.g. enabling increased remote working). In the face of these shifts, I&O are still expected to find ways to reduce costs. One of my colleagues, Katherine Lord, has provide some creative ways to do this. These recommendations […]

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There is a lot that I&O leaders can learn from Covid-19

by Jeffrey Hewitt  |  April 10, 2020

Welcome to my first Gartner blog. My colleague, Bob Gill, and I will post our first blogs today and will be focusing on insights intended to help I&O leaders. I recommend that you check out Bob’s blog as well. What to do about Covid-19 Speaking of insights, Covid-19 virus is top-of-mind these days. As various […]

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