About John Sloan
John Sloan is a Research Director in the Infrastructure practice, and has been with Info-Tech Research Group since 1999. His current areas of research practice include server and storage consolidation, virtualization and software defined infrastructure, cloud computing, and desktop virtualization.
Over the past 17 years, John developed much of Info-Tech’s foundational research and advice on Storage Area Networks, Industry Standard Server Virtualization, Backup and Data Protection Technologies, Converged Infrastructures, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and Cloud Strategy. As a Research Director, he continues to oversee and participate in research and project blueprint development in these critical areas.
Prior to joining Info-Tech, John had more than a dozen years’ experience as a technology and business journalist. He also had extensive experience in corporate communications. In the 1990s he was an evangelist and early leader in developing governance practices and editorial procedures for using the Web for news and corporate affairs communication. He holds a Master of Arts (Journalism) from the University of Western Ontario.