Senior Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure and Datacenter - IDC
Matt Eastwood is Senior Vice President of IDC’s Enterprise Infrastructure and Datacenter Group. His responsibilities include managing market analysis, tracking, forecasting and consulting for Enterprise Computing, Storage, Networking, Systems Infrastructure Software, Infrastructure Services, Cloud Infrastructure Services and Datacenter. He leads a team of analysts responsible for identifying and analyzing people, process and technology trends affecting enterprise infrastructure and datacenters worldwide. Mr. Eastwood speaks frequently at IDC, industry, and user events around the world and is frequently quoted in leading business and technology publications.
Mr. Eastwood joined IDC in 2000. He provides in-depth market analysis, research, and consulting on all aspects of the enterprise infrastructure marketplace to IT professionals, investors, resellers and technology suppliers. During his tenure at IDC, Mr. Eastwood has led IDC primary research focused on emerging trends in enterprise systems and datacenters. This primary research allows IDC to make continual assessments regarding how customers are deploying and using enterprise infrastructure power digital transformation. Recent topics covered in Mr. Eastwood’s research include: Software Defined Infrastructure, Integrated infrastructure, Convergence, Disaggregated Infrastructure, Virtualization & Automation, Cloud Computing, High Availability, Platform Migration and Datacenter Workloads. Mr. Eastwood also serves as IDC's lead analyst covering Dell and VMware.
Prior to joining IDC, Mr. Eastwood worked for twelve years as a senior project manager and environment consultant at CDM Smith in Boston. Mr. Eastwood was responsible for managing the planning and design of large environmental infrastructure projects including wastewater collection and treatment facilities. In addition, Mr. Eastwood served as Operations Manager of the firm’s New England practice.
Mr. Eastwood received a bachelor's degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston and earned his M.S. in Engineering Project Management from WPI in Worcester, MA. He is a Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Massachusetts.