Alessandro Perilli

Alessandro leads the Open Hybrid Cloud (OHC) Program Office at Red Hat.

The Open Hybrid Cloud Program Office is responsible for driving Red Hat’s cross-company vision, product integration and strategy, cloud ecosystem strategy and engagement, and global awareness of Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud vision. 

Recent Endorsements


Curtis Gunderson 
Senior Infrastructure Solution Architect

I’ve had the priviledge to work with Alessandro on a number of occasions as we reviewed Gartner material and were transitioning into a Private Cloud model. Alessandro’s research helped us analyze our gaps, and his time both in conference calls and in person helped us understand are gaps and needs. Alessandro has a very broad understanding of a complex landscape of tools and technologies, but also very detailed impact assessment for specific needs and questions.


Mayur Shintré
Enterprise Architect

Very few industry analysts, when engaged, come across as the world’s foremost authority on their topic of research and also have a healthy dose of humility. And make no mistake, Alessandro is just that; in the space of virtualization, CMP’s and cloud automation, Alessandro is undoubtedly the world foremost research authority. I have found Alessandro’s research extraordinarily thorough, un-compromising, brutally honest and that it contains absolutely no filler starch. Read On…

General Dynamics

Brian Barde
IT Architect

Alessandro’s depth and breadth of knowledge regarding the Private/Hybrid cloud landscape saved tremendous effort on our part. He was able to quickly describe the Private Cloud landscape, the expectation of this quickly maturing market, and the pitfalls to avoid. His expertise helped us avoid some short-term decisions that would have negative long-term consequences. Thank you Alessandro for working so hard to increase your depth of knowledge Read On…

Featured Research

Climbing the Cloud Orchestration Curve

Publisher: Gartner
Date: 13 January 2014
Pages: 40

Gartner conducted field research on cloud orchestration with 16 IT organizations. While each organization had unique strategies and implementations, many similarities existed. This research summary provides findings and recommendations for enterprise architecture teams orchestrating clouds. Read On…

Recent and Upcoming Presentations View more…

Catalyst 2013 NA

Host: Gartner
Date: 29 July – 1 August 2013
Location: San Diego

  • The Battle for Cloud Hill: A Public vs. Private Debate
  • Cloud Orchestration: Client Insights and Best Practices
  • Sizing Up Cloud Management Platforms: Microsoft vs. VMware
  • Private Clouds: Action Planning and Next Steps


IOM Summit 2013 EMEA

Host: Gartner
Date: 3-4 June 2013
Location: Berlin

  • Orchestrating Private and Public Clouds: Tales from the Trenches
  • Cloud Management Platforms Comparison: Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 vs. VMware vCloud Suite 5.1
  • Building Private Clouds: Vendor Selection and Management

Symposium 2012 EMEA

Host: Gartner
Date: 5-8 November 2012
Location: Barcelona

  • Cloud Law and Order: The Sticking Point to Cloud Adoption
  • Hybrid IT: The New IT Operating Model for the Cloud Era