Industry Expertise Focuses on Cloud and Enterprise Data Center Infrastructure

NEEDHAM, Mass. February 08, 2017 — Hurwitz & Associates, a strategy consulting, market research and analyst firm that focuses on technology solutions that solve real-world customer problems, announced today that Jean S. Bozman has joined the company as Vice President and Principal Analyst. 

Bozman is a seasoned industry analyst with more than 20 years of consulting and industry experience focusing on databases, servers, storage and software. Based in Palo Alto, California, she analyzes the IT market from Silicon Valley, and travels frequently to attend conferences and meetings of technical consortia throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia/Pacific.

Bozman’s expertise encompasses the technologies and market opportunities for data center infrastructure – including cloud data centers, enterprise data centers and hybrid cloud. Her work focuses on the transformation of computing platforms to meet new workload requirements. She analyzes the markets for server and storage technology, software-defined storage and the emerging market for Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI).

“Jean is a tremendous addition to the Hurwitz team,” said Judith Hurwitz, founder and CEO of Hurwitz & Associates. “Her depth of knowledge and experience as a thought leader in the technology industry will be invaluable to us and to our clients.”

“Hurwitz & Associates offers a blend of data insights, market analysis and deep experience in IT technology,” Bozman said. “I’m looking forward to helping companies leverage that timely information to grow their business in the rapidly changing IT landscape that is transforming the world’s data centers.”

Following ten years as Research Vice President for IDC’s Worldwide Server Group, Bozman moved to SanDisk, where she focused on enterprise marketing, and to Neuralytix, where she was Director of Infrastructure Research.

Bozman is a prolific writer and a well-known speaker, having given keynote talks at a variety of conferences around the world. Most recently, she was the Program Chair for the Software-Defined Infrastructure (SDI) Summit 2015 in Santa Clara, California. She also spoke about trends in storage technology at the Storage Visions conference in Las Vegas.  She is frequently quoted in online business media and technology news websites about the transformation of IT.

She is a graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, and holds a master’s degree from Stanford University.