Devan Adams has over 14 years of experience in the networking equipment industry, which began at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE). At Lightcounting Devan's role includes, but is not limited to, developing reports and analysis for the Ethernet optics and mega data-centers markets.
Prior to joining LightCounting Devan was Omdia’s Principal Analyst for the cloud and data center research team where he led their cloud services and data center switching research. He also wrote comprehensive and informative insights, keeping customers abreast of new market trends and important industry topics. His research has been frequently quoted in influential technology periodicals like Data Center Knowledge, SDx Central, Electronics Weekly, and Fierce Electronics.
Before joining Omdia, Devan was a market analyst at Infonetics Research (acquired by IHS Markit), where he played an instrumental role in developing their first off-premises cloud intelligent service. During that time, he also developed and managed intelligent service deliverables for data center networks, storage area networks, and software-defined networks (SDN).
Devan began his career as a Global Product Manager at HPE where he was a subject matter expert and used in-depth market research and analysis to define their small and medium business (SMB) networking strategy and solution roadmap. Additionally, he created competitive landscape analysis, product positioning, and market forecasts for the products he managed.
Devan holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, with a minor in mathematics, and an MBA, with market research specialization, from the University of Cincinnati.