Omdia Chief Analyst Joins the APM Blog
July 15, 2021
Pete Goldin
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Roy Illsley, Chief Analyst at Omdia, has joined the APM Blog on APMdigest.

Illsley’s key areas of research include cloud computing, cloud-native technologies, IT strategy, IT operational management, and data center technologies. He also advises on quantum computing, automation, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and workspaces. He uses his extensive experience combined with Omdia’s surveys and market data to understand how technologies will add benefit to businesses.

Illsley works in the Omdia enterprise team and has over 40 years’ experience in the IT sector working for a variety of consultancy and end-user companies with experience in defense, utilities, automotive, retail, and fast-moving consumer goods industries. He joined Butler Group as a senior analyst in January 2004, and has worked on many major report projects, white papers, and primary research. He also delivers keynote speeches globally. Illsley has a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in electronic engineering and telecommunications, an MBA, and is a Member of the Institute of Engineering Technology (MIET) that holds the registered status of a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Omdia unifies and harnesses the depth and breadth of expertise from Informa Tech’s legacy research brands: Ovum, IHS Markit Technology, Tractica and Heavy Reading. The firm brings you unparalleled, world-class research and consultancy to navigate the now and create the future.

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