Analyst and Director, Quocirca
Bob Tarzey joined Quocirca in 2002 as an analyst and became a director in 2004. His main area of coverage is IT security, networking, on-demand services and system management and performance. He also covers route to market for ITC vendors across enterprises, the mid-market, small businesses and the public sector.
Bob’s focus is on the big picture, working to help businesses understand how they can benefit from a particular IT investment. Bob has managed numerous projects targeted primarily at Europe but some covering the USA, Far East, Middle East and Australia. He writes regular analytical columns and blogs for Computing, Computer Weekly, Tech Republic, Computer Reseller News (CRN), Infosecurity Magazine and IT Director, and he has written for The Times, Financial Times and The Daily Telegraph and provides general comment for the UK and European IT and business press.
Bob is a regular participant of roundtables with various media bodies and regularly presents Quocirca’s research at seminars and webinars.
Bob has extensive knowledge of the IT industry and has a BSc in Geology from Manchester University and PhD in Geochemistry from Leicester University.
Executive Interview — Data Security
Quocirca is a research and analysis organisation that primarily focuses on the European market, producing free-to-market content that is aimed at IT decision makers and influencers in businesses of all sizes and public sector companies, based around their own research.
Their research, often sponsored by a broad spectrum of IT vendors, service providers and channel organisations, is written from an independent standpoint to address issues regarding the use of IT within the context of an organisation, instead of specific products. The ensures that Quocirca’s advice is free from vendor bias and is based on insights gained through research, combined with the broad knowledge and analytical capabilities of Quocirca’s analysts who focus on the ‘big picture’.
Quocirca is widely regarded as one of the most influential analyst companies in Europe and their research is conducted one-to-one with individuals in targeted job roles, asking the right questions of the right people. Comparative results are reported by geography, industry, size of business, job role and other parameters as required across Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region.
Company website: www.quocirca.com