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The Enterprise-Defined Data Center: Focusing on Business Outcomes

As the digital wave advances, I&O leaders must act quickly to create an enterprise data center strategy that’s ultra-agile, scalable, and responsive to change. The Summit offers a practical approach to infrastructure and operations modernization and cost optimization. You’ll leave with a plan for making every I&O dollar you spend contribute maximum value to the business.

The Summit is designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • IT Tech Services Operations
  • Data Center Facilities
  • Critical Facilities
  • Infrastructure
  • Engineering
IT Operations & Faciliies
Roles Include:
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Infrastructure Engineer 
  • Servers & Storage
  • Distributed Server & Storage
  • Enterprise Storage Manager
  • Storage Services
  • Storage & Backup Operations
Servers, Storage & Backup/Recovery
Roles Include:
  • Desktop Engineering & Operations
  • End User Computing
  • Client Computing Operations
  • End User Computing Manager; I&O
  • Cloud Practice Director
  • Cloud Service Creation Lead
  • Cloud Ops
  • Domain Leader, Cloud
Mobile, Cloud & Desktop Virtuaization
Roles Include:
  • Network Services
  • Enterprise Network Engineering & Delivery
  • Network Engineer
  • Principal Network Architect
  • Telecomm Network Analyst
  • Data Center Services
  • Virtualization Engagement
  • Change Management
Data Center Networking

What You Will Learn

  • Evaluate and prioritize investments in technology, DevOps and IT service management
  • Align the advantages, risks and realities of the software-defined data center
  • Build, enhance and secure leading-edge cloud solutions that exploit digital business opportunities
  • Create a bimodal strategy that delivers core services and enables agility
  • Investigate how hyper-converged solutions can offer new levels of scalability and cost control
  • Improve business agility and deliver effective services while optimizing cost and mitigating risk
  • Transform I&O roles, skills and culture to better meet the digital business environment
  • Exchange best practices, success stories and lessons learned with other I&O professionals

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities.
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss.
  • Analyst-User Roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours.
  • End-User Case Studies: We invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions.
  • Workshops: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment.
  • Exhibitor access: Exclusive access to select exhibitors to make informed decisions. 
  • Solution Provider Sessions: Sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions. 
  • Face-to-Face Sponsor Meetings: Discuss your technology requirements with qualified solution providers. 
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group.
  • Network with Peers: Hundreds of senior business and IT leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives.

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Our 2016 conference agenda offers a practical approach to infrastrucure and operations modernization and cost optimization.

Key Take-Aways from the 2015 Summit

More than 400+ attendees participated in on-site benefits, heard the latest I&O and data center presentations from the Gartner Research community on today’s most pressing topics, attended workshops run by expert analysts and industry leaders, heard real-life experiences during peer case studies, engaged in analyst-user roundtables and one-on-one meetings with Gartner analysts, and checked out the latest solutions at the Solution Showcase.  

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting
  • Analyst-User Roundtables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking Reception
  • Newtwork breakfast, lunch, snacks


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data Center

The Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Venue & Travel

Mumbai, India


Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel 
#2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400 087 
Tel: +91 22 6692 8888

The Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, a Marriott Luxury and Lifestyle Hotel, is one of the largest convention centers in the city. It is located in close proximity to both the domestic and international airports and also the important business hubs of Mumbai.
Perched on the banks of Lake Powai, the hotel offers a luxury retreat in the heart of India's most vibrant cities.  The hotel features winding walkways, lush gardens and 600 beautifully designed rooms and suites which offer sweeping views of Mumbai.
The Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel is offering competitive rates to attendees of the Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Summit in May 2016.  Room rates are INR 8200 per night (room rate only).  A credit card is required to secure your booking and pre-payment of one night is required.  In order to book your room please click on the link below and you will be taken to the Renaissance Hotel’s dedicated room booking page for Gartner Summit attendees. 
Book your group rate for Gartner IT Infrastructure Operations & Data Center Summit
For queries regarding your hotel booking please call the Renaissance Hotel on + 91 (0)22 6692 7176.  

Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel
2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India - 400 087

The hotel offers complementary on-site parking & complementary valet parking (valet parking is at owners risk). 
Getting to Renaissance Mumbai Convention Center Hotel from the Mumbai Airport. 
By Taxi 
From Mumbai Airport, taxis are available to take you directly to the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Center Hotel. The journey normally takes around 30 - 45 minutes and costs approximately INR 500.

From the airport, travelling north on the Western Express highway, turn right on the Sahar road, then left. From Sakinaka proceed to Larsen & Toubro junction. Continue straight beyond traffic signal and L&T gate No.1. Take the first right. The hotel is beside Chinmayanand Ashram. 
Other Transportation
Nearest Bus Station to the hotel: Borivali Bus Depot    9.9 miles N 
Nearest Subway Stations to the hotel:
Mumbai Metro - Ghatkopar    7 miles W 
Mumbai Metro - Saki Naka    2.7 miles S 
Nearest Train Stations to the hotel:
Andheri    3.4 miles SW 
Kanjurmarg    3.7 miles NE 
For more details : http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/bombr-renaissance-mumbai-convention-centre-hotel/


In case you require alternative accommodation, the following options are available: 
Meluha The Fern 
Central Avenue, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai Mumbai - 400076 
Maharashtra, India 
Ramada Powai 
Saki Vihar Road, Powai Mumbai - 400095 
Maharashtra, India 
The Rodas-An Ecotel Hotel 
Central Avenue, Hiranandani Gardens Mumbai – 400076 
Maharashtra, India 
Please Note: Gartner has not reserved rooms or negotiated special rates with the above properties.