Rory Duncan

Rory Duncan

Former Research Director, Managed Services & Hosting


Rory Duncan was the Research Director for 451 Research's Managed Services & Hosting channel. His research focused on the global managed services and hosting market, where he tracked IT managed service providers, web and applications hosting firms and content delivery network providers. His coverage included services, the IT distribution channel, market sizing, M&A activity, and factors that affected the business strategies of these companies.

Rory joined 451 Research following a successful 20+ year career in the technology industry, working in a variety of sales and marketing roles for key software and services vendors including SAP, IBM and Adobe. Since 2005, Rory has been instrumental in providing market and competitive insights for these companies, focusing on emerging trends and technologies.

A keen advocate of the IT services and distribution partner channel, Rory has presented at events across Europe, and he is known for his skill in articulating complex technical topics in an easy-to-understand way. Clients value his ability to provide meaning in the context of their business.

Rory has a BA in communication studies from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.

Geographic Coverage Europe

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