"Research Categories Unified Communications and Collaboration, Mobile Cloud, Core and Edge Network Zeus Kerravala is a member of Yankee Group's Affiliate Program focused on unified communications and collaboration, cloud computing and network infrastructure. Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst of ZK Research, where he provides a mix of tactical advice to help his clients in the current business climate and long-term strategic advice. He works with end-user IT and network managers, vendors of IT hardware, software and services and the financial community looking to invest in the companies he covers. His research includes a mix of end-user and channel interviews, surveys of IT buyers, investor interviews and briefings from the IT vendor community, all of which provide a 360-degree view of the technologies he covers from buyers of technology, investors, resellers and manufacturers. Kerravala uses the traditional online and e-mail distribution channel for the research but heavily augments opinion and insight through social media. He is also heavily quoted in business press and the technology press and is a regular speaker at events such as Interop and Enterprise Connect. Prior to ZK Research, Kerravala spent 10 years as an analyst at Yankee Group. He joined Yankee Group in March of 2001 as a Director and held positions up through Senior Vice President and Distinguished Research Fellow. "