Senior Vice President and Director of Research, The Robert Frances Group
Jerald Murphy is one of the industry's leading authorities on enterprise IT infrastructure design, security and management. He has spent more than 20 years doing engineering research and helping to develop infrastructure and management strategies for many of the largest global companies and service providers. Murphy's areas of primary coverage for RFG include end-user compute platforms, network design, security, servers and storage. Additional focus areas include quality of service (QoS) and service provider outsourcing. Before joining RFG, Murphy was Senior Vice President and Service Director for Meta Group's infrastructure, networking and security service. Prior to that, he was director of network management services for RPM Consulting and built NOCs for MCI.