Rory Duncan is the Research Director for 451 Research's Managed Services & Hosting channel. His research provides insights into the multi-tenant datacenter and colocation services markets, web, application, and managed hosting services, cloud (IaaS, PaaS & SaaS) services, internet exchanges and content delivery networks.
Rory joined 451 Research in 2012 following a successful 20+ year career in the technology industry, working in a variety of sales and marketing roles for key software and services vendors including SAP, IBM and Adobe. Since 2005, Rory has been instrumental in providing market and competitive insights for these companies, focusing on emerging trends and technologies.
A keen advocate of the IT services and distribution partner channel, Rory has presented at events across Europe, and is known for his skill in articulating complex technical topics in an easy-to-understand way. Clients value his ability to provide meaning in the context of their business.
Rory has a BA in communication studies from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.