Simon Robinson

Simon Robinson

Research Vice President - Voice of the Enterprise, Infrastructure | London, UK

Biography

Simon Robinson is responsible for 451 Research's Voice of the Enterprise (VotE) research offerings focused on infrastructure topics, including storage, servers, converged infrastructure and software-defined infrastructure. Simon's team delivers insight on these topics based on a research methodology that polls 451 Research's global panel of IT decision-makers on a quarterly basis, which helps customers make more informed decisions and understand the impact of the fast-changing nature of emerging infrastructure technology adoption.

Based in the UK, Simon joined 451 Research in 2000 and has played an instrumental role in developing the firm's storage and infrastructure research practice, as well as pioneering research efforts in areas such as hyper-convergence, flash-based storage and cloud storage.

Prior to joining 451 Research, Simon was a senior reporter and editor at UK tech publications house VNU, and also worked on the City Desk at the UK's Press Association. He has a degree in Economics.

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Recent Research from Simon Robinson

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Storage, Budgets and Outlook - Quarterly Advisory Report

    Combining our proprietary panel of 50,000 senior IT buyers with our robust data-collection methodologies, 451 Research's Voice of the Enterprise: Storage tracks and analyzes the disruption occurring in the market today and exposes the major opportunities for enterprises, IT vendors, suppliers and investors. The study represents more than 1,000 completes of a web-based survey, completed by IT and storage decision-makers worldwide, primarily based in North America and Europe, and supplemented by 20 in-depth, phone-based interviews. The sample is representative of small, medium, large and very large organizations in both the private and public sectors. The primary focus of the fourth quarter study is 2017 storage budgets, including vendor and product spending growth and allocations.

    Storage

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Storage, Budgets and Outlook - Quarterly Worldwide Crosstabs

    The Voice of the Enterprise: Storage, Budgets and Outlook survey was conducted during the month of January 2017. The quarterly Excel Crosstab includes complete worldwide survey results, including key metrics and segmentations. The survey represents approximately 1,000 completed surveys and 20 hour-long interviews from pre-qualified IT decision-makers primarily based in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition to regular quarterly topics, this survey captures customer ratings of leading vendors before and after implementation. Markets covered include primary storage and backup and recovery. The survey also focuses on the adoption levels of various cloud storage technologies and services, and ascertains the impact of public cloud and SaaS strategies on enterprise storage infrastructures.

    Storage

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Storage, Budgets and Outlook - Regional and Worldwide Crosstabs

    The Voice of the Enterprise: Storage, Budgets and Outlook survey was conducted during the month of January 2017. The quarterly Excel Crosstab includes complete worldwide and regional survey results, including key metrics and segmentations. The survey represents approximately 1,000 completed surveys and 20 hour-long interviews from pre-qualified IT decision-makers primarily based in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition to regular quarterly topics, this survey captures customer ratings of leading vendors before and after implementation. Markets covered include primary storage and backup and recovery. The survey also focuses on the adoption levels of various cloud storage technologies and services, and ascertains the impact of public cloud and SaaS strategies on enterprise storage infrastructures.

    Storage

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Storage, Budgets and Outlook - Quarterly Customer Narratives

    The Voice of the Enterprise: Storage, Budgets and Outlook survey was conducted during the month of January 2017. The Quarterly Customer Narratives provide a detailed tracker of customer feedback from 20 in-depth telephone interviews with end users, segmented by respondent, company size, vendor(s) used, and theme (411-quote Excel report). The survey represents approximately 1,000 completed surveys and 20 hour-long interviews from pre-qualified IT decision-makers primarily based in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition to regular quarterly topics, this survey captures customer ratings of leading vendors before and after implementation. Markets covered include primary storage and backup and recovery. The survey also focuses on the adoption levels of various cloud storage technologies and services, and ascertains the impact of public cloud and SaaS strategies on enterprise storage infrastructures.

    Storage

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