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Brad Shimmin promoted to the position of Service Director of Business Technology and Software Service at Current Analysis

Leading market intelligence firm continues to bolster one of its fastest growing business practices.

Sterling, VA, USA – March 4, 2014 – Current Analysis, Inc., a leading provider of timely, practical market intelligence and advice for the global IT and telecom industries, announced today the promotion of Brad Shimmin to Service Director of Business Technology and Software Service.

The Business Technology and Software Service practice covers:

  • Application Platforms
  • Collaboration Platforms
  • Data Center Technology
  • Enterprise Data and Analytics
  • Enterprise Mobility Technology
  • Enterprise Networking
  • Enterprise Security
  • Unified Communications and Contact Center

“We are pleased to have Brad lead our Business Technology and Software team at this exciting time of industry transformation,” commented Jerry Caron, Senior Vice President of Analysis at Current Analysis. “His deep knowledge and extensive experience across a wide range of other industry competencies will serve our customers well in providing a rich understanding of a complex but increasingly interrelated technology landscape.”

Mr. Shimmin added, “I'm very excited to take on the role of Service Director at Current Analysis. We have a very rich research portfolio covering key industry topics such as software defined networking, big data, mobility, and cloud services, supported by a strong team of industry experts. With this solid foundation, I am confident we will continue to enjoy corporate growth and successfully support our customers in the ever-evolving enterprise business technology and software marketplace.”

Shimmin has served as Research Director of this practice since March of 2013 for the company. While in the role of Research Director, Shimmin launched the company’s new Enterprise Data and Analytics segment, where he will continue to lead analytical coverage.

Prior to joining Current Analysis, Shimmin served as a project manager and business analyst, managing the deployment of several infrastructure projects at CMP Technology (United Business Media). While there, he helped to establish a centralized audience database capable of tracking reader profiles and behavior, brought numerous collaboration tools (e.g., blogs, forums, etc.) to numerous magazine brands and worked to establish multi-publication news aggregation services. Prior to his work at CMP, Shimmin served in various editorial positions at Network Computing Magazine, BugNet (a division of KeyLabs), LAN Times Magazine, and Osborne McGraw-Hill, and is the author of several books on networking, e-mail, and operating systems.

For more information on Current Analysis’ Business Technology and Software services, including Enterprise Data and Analytics, please go to

About Current Analysis

Current Analysis, Inc. is a leading provider of timely, practical market intelligence and advice that helps global IT and telecom professionals compete, innovate and improve performance. For over 15 years, our independent experts and proprietary services have empowered fast-paced companies to quickly identify opportunities to drive growth and market leadership. Relied upon as an unbiased and trusted partner, Current Analysis serves more than 35,000 professionals representing over 1,300 enterprises. Headquartered in the Washington D.C. metro area, we provide global reach with offices in Paris, London, and Singapore. Learn more now at


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