Director, IT Systems
Joe Howard is the Director of IT for International Data Corporation in Framingham Massachusetts. He oversees IDC's global IT services. During his 10 years with IDC he has consolidated, redesigned and centralized core infrastructure. Paramount, are the implementations such as Tivoli Storage Manager for disaster recovery, Zenworks desktop management globally and in 2003/2004 moving IDC into the adoption of server virtualization technologies,. This alone has proven to be one of the most successful and valuable changes made to IDC's infrastructure. Joe leads a highly technical team, capable of achieving results and improvements in times of technology investment, or when more creative solutions must be found.