Stoneham, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2012
TRAC Research, the leading IT management research and analyst firm has added Michael Cucchi, Vice President of Infrastructure and Cloud Research, to their research leadership team. Cucchi will lead strategy, research, and publishing for new research channels that will double TRAC’s current coverage areas.
Cucchi brings nearly 20 years of technology leadership and product vision across various high technology disciplines to his role at TRAC Research. Most recently, he ran the Cloud Security, Application Optimization and Emerging Technology product marketing efforts at Akamai Technologies, where he was foundational to the success of the rapidly growing cloud security business and the expansion of their strategic cloud businesses.
"Michael has demonstrated proven leadership, and most importantly, a truly talented technology vision in his career. As TRAC looks to take its business and value to the next level, it is crucial to keep building a team of thought and business leaders in IT management space. Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, and a track record of results to his new role at the company. I look forward to working with him closely as we expand on our strategy of delivering unique and balanced coverage through a truly end-user focused technology lens," said Bojan Simic, president of TRAC Research.
"I’ve enjoyed various roles as a technology buyer, implementer, and reseller. I’ve also enjoyed working in young start-ups developing bleeding edge technologies and recently a terrific experience with a technology leader, but I’m most excited to now leverage my experience to enable each of those worlds independently." said Cucchi. "TRAC Research approaches the research and analyst function in such an innovative and new way, I’m extremely proud to join the team and I’m excited to take TRAC’s proven impact into new technology areas."
Prior to TRAC Research, Michael was the Director of Product Marketing for Akamai Technology’s Enterprise Cloud, Cloud Security and Emerging Technologies divisions and Sr. Director of Product Marketing at WAN Optimization pioneer, Expand Networks. Earlier in his career Cucchi managed a large Federal US Data Center focused on Research and Special Programs.
About TRAC Research
TRAC Research is a market research and analyst company that specializes in IT management. Our area of coverage includes the full spectrum of technologies for managing the delivery of IT services to business users - from the data center to the point of the business user’s interaction with the application. TRAC's unique interactive research reporting formats are designed to enable IT user organizations to access customized findings and recommendations relevant to their specific use cases of IT management technologies.