Research Director, Infrastructure & Operations
About John Annand
John Annand is a Director in the Infrastructure team at Info-Tech Research Group. His work thus far has focused on refining the technology roadmapping process to ensure IT activities align to business needs as well as modernization projects in networking, storage, and the data center.
At Info-Tech, John’s broad understanding across many IT domains have helped inform his research into the challenges that traditional organizations experience in the face of modern technologies such as cloud and software defined infrastructure. He has assisted clients in developing strategies to respond to the change and opportunities these converging technologies present. Prior to joining Info-Tech, John spent 18 years as a Sales Executive and Branch Manager in the VAR community, developing technical solutions and managed services targeted at the small enterprise. He also consulted for the Universities of Guelph and Waterloo on a variety of projects including VDI, high performance computing, and desktop management.
John attended the University of Guelph and holds various certifications from Microsoft, HP, CISCO, and VMWare.