Kevin Bailey Joins IDC as Research Director, European Security Research, for the ICT Vendor and End-user Community

London, (PresseBox) - IDC is delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Bailey to the position of Research Director, European Security Research. In this role, Bailey will cover a wide portfolio including secure content and threat management (SCTM), identity and access management (IAM), and security and vulnerability management (SCM). Bailey provides analysis on strategic trends, delivering key insights and intelligence on the evolving security landscape and its implications for the IT ecosystem. As an experienced public speaker, Bailey will be delivering client relevant keynote and market-specific topics at vendor (direct and channel), industry and end-user events around the globe.

"Kevin is a wonderful addition to the European team, bringing a wealth of in-depth knowledge not only about IT security, but also of many wider IT issues affecting IT vendors and buyers," said Jane Doorly, vice president for European Research, IDC. "I know that clients will find him insightful and engaging and he is already much in demand ."

Prior to joining IDC, Bailey worked at Symantec as the head of its Global Market Analytics & Strategies team, providing competitive intelligence, analyst and influencer relations and quantitative/qualitative insights for Symantec's enterprise portfolio of products and services. He previously managed Symantec's EMEA Enterprise Product Marketing organization. Prior to Symantec, he was appointed by Accel Partners as Global Marketing Director for Information Asset Management start-up Njini, after spending 11 years at StorageTek in roles covering systems engineering, business development, and marketing, working and living in the U.K., Europe, and the U.S.

Bailey is currently studying for an MSc with the University of Glamorgan business school, focusing on the adoption of social media as a strategic tool in business and holds the Chartered Institute of Marketing Postgraduate Diploma.

Bailey is based in IDC 's London office, and can be found at @BaileyK62 and LinkedIn.

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