Network and learn during these standout sessions:



  • NEW! Peer Meetups — Pick a topic and then join up to 10 peers in a relaxed setting to exchange ideas, build relationships and address mutual challenges face to face.
  • Expanded Senior Executive Circle – Join senior I&O leaders like yourself for exclusive sessions, roundtables and networking opportunities.
  • Workshops  Drill down on specific how-to conference topics in a small group environment led by Gartner or guest experts.
  • Analyst-user roundtables — Hear what conference peers are experiencing around relevant topics in these Gartner analyst-moderated sessions.
  • 15 Gartner Magic Quadrant sessions — Showcasing 15 Quadrants, these sessions give you specific insight into the analyst process as well as the findings.

  • Ask the Analyst sessions — Intimate discussions to foster learning featuring one Gartner analyst, at which a maximum of 15 end users can ask questions and get answers.
  • Town Hall sessions — An open-mic format where attendees can ask a panel of analysts direct questions or learn from questions posed by peers on a general topic, such as storage, IT operations, facilities, etc.
  • Networking meals and receptions — Continue conversations, share insights and get to know your peers during these informal breaks.
  • Solution Showcase receptions — Evaluate the provider landscape and prepare for future projects. Experience the world’s leading solution providers in one convenient location.
  • Solution Provider sessions — When you’re looking for products and solutions to address a specific issue, solution providers will deliver a 360-degree view of your options. These sessions help expand your perspective.

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference is designed for I&O professionals across the organization focused on these key initiatives:



Cloud Strategies

  • Defining and implementing your enterprise cloud strategy
  • Cloud security
  • Best practices in cloud management
  • Colocation and outsourcing
  • Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS)
  • The rising role of edge computing


Infrastructure Agility

  • Hyperconverged and integrated systems
  • Software-defined everything
  • Flash, shared accelerated and object storage
  • Servers, storage and networking
  • Containers and microservices
  • Hybrid and bimodal IT


IT Operations and DevOps

  • Preparing IT operations for digital business
  • DevOps and AIOps
  • Analytics and automation


Leadership and Cultural Transformation

  • Attracting, developing and retaining IT personnel
  • Changing the IT culture
  • Building business acumen


Cost Optimization

  • Cloud and SaaS economics
  • Balancing short- and long-term cost optimization efforts
  • Renegotiation of contracts







Stay up-to-date with the latest I&O news by visiting our Community page.

Learn more about how to transform your I&O leadership. View the infographic.

Join a wide cross section of organizations. Organizations already attending in 2017 include:



  • Chicago Trading Company
  • Desjardins
  • Ericsson
  • Fannie Mae


  • General Dynamics
  • Hallmark
  • Hawaiian Telcom
  • Kellogg Company


  • McKesson
  • Mercury Insurance
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Pitt Ohio


  • United Rentals
  • Vermeer Corporation
  • Walmart
  • Whataburger

Sign up today and begin to connect with peers right now.