Strategic & Advisory Services
Evaluator Group’s technical background, independent Evaluator Series™ Research and IT professional consulting practice brings expertise and insight for vendors engaged in strategic planning and execution.
We cover the landscape of storage and the technologies which impact its use, including Storage Efficiency, Virtualization, and Big Data Analytics initiatives. We have deep expertise on key market segments such as Healthcare, Media/Entertainment, HPC, Oil and Gas, Pharma and Video Surveillance.
Advisory Services provide access to analysts and are included with an annual contract. Advisory Services are used to provide immediate insight into technologies, product requirements or feedback on messaging / positioning. Recent inquiries, some requiring more in-depth analysis, have included:
- Auto-Tiering and SSD implementation – Compare and contrast offerings.
- Storage technology requirements for VDI and market messaging.
- Impact of VMware for backup and data protection with product analysis and fit.
RapidResponse™ Advisory Services – EGI understands the importance of time in competitive situations in our rapidly changing market; we are committed to responding within 24 hours or less to inquiries.
Strategic Services engagements designed for in-depth analysis and research, and are contracted on a project-by-project basis. Recent projects have included:
- Market Requirements and Vendor’s product fit for Medical and Media / Entertainment.
- Developing Technical Market Positioning for VC fundraising.
- Channel / Direct Sales Go-to-Market strategy, review and recommendations for expansion.
- New solution workflow mapping for product expansion in Healthcare, Archive and Surveillance.