Network, Cloud & Data Center Services
The flexible foundation for the connected digital economy
The Network, Cloud & Data Center Services program provides strategic insights into new technologies and services required to optimally deliver the next generation of applications to users. Via comprehensive user surveys and a broad scope that comprises enterprise compute, storage, and network options, the program helps enterprises make smart infrastructure decisions to successfully support their digital transformation.
Public, Private, Hybrid, and Multi-Cloud
Management & Orchestration Platforms
Managed Cloud & Network Services
Software-Defined WAN and Network Virtualization
The Network, Cloud & Data Center Services program offers ongoing global and regional research on timely topics, access to expert analysts, and a range of services to support your business planning, marketing initiatives, and digital transformation roadmap.
Meet Our Team
Engage with our industry experts and learn more about our process of identification, evaluation, go to market strategic planning and implementation emphasis on managing the transformation journey that lies ahead.
Lynda Market research analyst with more than 20 years of telecom and IT industry management expertise, including global and SMB marketing, branding, channel management, sales, and operations. Coverage of cloud and business communications services markets includes Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, data center infrastructure, managed services, and data networking.
Experience covering a broad range of ICT sectors, leveraging long-standing working relationships with senior executives, on topics related to cloud computing and business communications services, including Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Data Center Infrastructure, Managed Services & Customer e-Service Portals, and Virtualization.
Ignacio Perrone is an industry expert with more than 15 years of experience in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector. Perrone currently serves as Digital Transformation Industry Manager at Frost & Sullivan in Latin America, responsible for the management of regional market intelligence studies and strategic consulting projects, assisting global and regional telecom service providers and value chain participants. In addition to its client-facing role, Perrone also participates in the most important events in the region as speaker, moderator and panelist, and contributes to Latin American and international media vehicles with articles and industry-related statements. His experience encompasses consulting projects related to market size in terms of Telecom and IT services, customer insights, solutions/services trends by vertical, enterprise mobility, M2M and VAS. Prior to this role, Perrone worked for Logicalis (Argentina), AIM (Argentina), the Yankee Group (USA) and Pyramid Research (USA). Perrone holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Buenos Aires, a Master’s Degree in Economic Sociology from UNSAM (Buenos Aires), and an MBA from the Di Tella University (Buenos Aires).
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Gina Sanchez has been part of Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Transformation team since 2007. As a Senior Consultant, she has more than 10 years of experience in the Latin American Information and Communications Technology industry. Her expertise in research and consulting particularly focuses on the strategic analysis of key market trends in the ICT industry, from fixed and mobile telecom services to the new trends in Digital Transformation as Cloud Computing, IoT, Big Data & Analytics. In addition to its client-facing role, Sanchez also participates in the most important events in the region as speaker, moderator and panelist, and contributes to Latin American and international media vehicles with articles and industry-related statements. Gina holds a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering and a Postgraduate degree in Marketing.
Carina Gonçalves is a Senior Consultant with more than 7 years of experience in the Latin American Information and Communications Technology industry. Her expertise in research and consulting particularly focuses on the strategic analysis of key market trends in the ICT industry, from fixed and mobile telecom services to the new trends in Digital Transformation as IoT, Enterprise Mobility, SD-WAN, and Big Data & Analytics. In addition to its client-facing role, Gonçalves also participates in the most important events in the region as a speaker, and contributes to Latin American and international media vehicles with articles and industry-related statements. Prior to this role, Gonçalves worked for Axoon Telecom and Gmattos Consulting Projects (Brazil). Gonçalves holds a BA in Psychology from PUC-SP and a Master’s Degree in Marketing from ESPM (Brazil).
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Knowledge Partners &
As the way we work evolves, Latin American companies fear becoming irrelevant to new top talent with higher expectations regarding its workspace and technological tools. Millennials and Gen Zers are expected to account for 70% of the total workforce by 2025, and this poses several challenges and opportunities for companies that want to stay ahead of the game and attain higher levels of productivity and collaboration.
Since the launch of its first product, Zoom has morphed considerably from a cloud video conferencing provider to its current, fast growing focus on end-to-end enterprise communications. Zoom’s strategy of building a strong, well-functioning core, i.e. its wildly successful video meetings business, and using it as a base to expand into many adjacencies is playing out well.