Sean Graham

Research Director, Cloud to Edge Datacenter Trends, IDC

Sean Graham is a Research Director, Cloud to Edge Datacenter Trends at IDC. He focuses on providing insights and analysis to the IT infrastructure vendors, datacenter and colocation providers, cloud service providers, and data center services firms. Hardware areas of coverage includes Generators, UPS, CRAC, Cabling, LAN/WAN, Storage, Racks, and Servers. Software covered includes DCIM, Building Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics. Services include Datacenter Design, Construction, and Running and Operating of Datacenters. All the above coverage areas will have an overarching theme of Sustainability and Trust. Mr. Graham draws on 25 years of industry experience to provide insights and actionable advice to assist vendors in developing, marketing, and delivering datacenters.

Mr. Graham joined IDC from Eaton Corporation where he was director of Digital Data Centers, helping Hyperscale, Enterprise and Edge datacenters use software by engaging with digitally enabled hardware to automate and improve operations. Prior to Eaton, he was the General Manager of FNT Software in the Americas and VP at CA Technologies, now part of Broadcom.