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The Premier Destination for Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Leaders

I&O is no longer “IT support” — it’s the engine that drives digital business

Digital is transforming more than just the enterprise. It’s making traditional infrastructure and operations models obsolete, challenging I&O leaders to bring fresh ideas that deliver business outcomes.
As an I&O leader you must play the role of an enabler—embracing agile deployment models that include cloud, containers and micro services, managing an explosion of data, and achieving ever-rising service levels. You must be an influencer—working in a collaborative culture built on new business relationships and financial acumen. Most of all, you must be a transformer—laying the foundation for the vast digital ecosystem and virtualized data center of the future.

Join us at the Gartner Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit 2017, 4-5 May in Mumbai, and reinvent your I&O role to become a key driver in the transformation of your organization and position yourself @ the core of change.

The IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Conference 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 & 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


  • Rethink traditional paradigms. Take an outside-in approach to IT operations strategies across people, technology and processes.
  • Keep ahead of change. Evaluate emerging trends and assess when to incorporate them into your critical planning.
  • Learn more about DevOps: how to get started, how to scale and how to drive the right cultural changes required for success. ​
  • Discover the best ways to standardize and automate cloud services.
  • Ensure data security and privacy are aligned to your Cloud and DevOps initiatives.
  • Prepare for the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT). Focus on critical concerns such as scale and capacity, data analytics, service management, automation and more
  • Maximize the relevance of IT operations. Effectively link business and IT strategies and deepen the relationship with the business.
  • See how to use Algorithmic IT Operations platforms (AIOps) to provide new insight into both business execution and IT operations.
  • Embrace new strategies to meet the challenges of talent management within a rapidly changing IT operations environment.

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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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What's Included



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Frequently Asked Questions


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Agenda

We are preparing our 2018 agenda which will feature comprehensive tracks for I&O leaders. View these items in the meantime:

Key Take-Aways From the 2017 Conference


More than 450+ attendees participated in on-site benefits, heard the latest I&O 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
Two (30 min) Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
Analyst User RoundTables*
Workshops*
End-User Case Studies
Solution Provider Showcase
Networking Receptions
Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks

Sign-up to be among the first to recieve our 2018 Agenda

* pre registration required



Speakers

Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

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Highlighted Speakers

  • Pullela Gopichand
    Pullela Gopichand

    Chief National Coach

    Indian Badminton Team

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  • Dananjaya Hettiarachchi
    Dananjaya Hettiarachchi

    Peak Performance Coach : HRD Specialist :World Champion of Public Speaking 2014

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  • Milind Govekar
    Milind Govekar

    Research VP

    Gartner

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Exhibitors

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.

  • Learn more about the exhibitor experience.
  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit. 

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Platinum


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Take Your Place Among Technology's Key Players
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Exhibitor Interactions


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Venue & Travel

Mumbai, India

Venue

Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel 
#2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400 087 
Tel: +91 22 6692 7777

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.

Please note that the discounted Gartner rate rooms have now sold out.  However, rooms are still available at INR 10,500 per night (exclusive of taxes).  If you would like to book accommodation at the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, please contact the Reservations team directly on + 91 (0)22 6692 7176
 





 

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

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS
The hotel is close to famous Mumbai landmarks including the Gateway of India and the Hanging Gardens. Head south from the hotel to Fashion Street or spend a day visiting the Sanjay Gandhi National Park; the Renaissance Hotel is ideally located for business and leisure. 
 
PARKING 
The hotel offers complementary on-site parking & complementary valet parking (valet parking is at owners risk). 

DIRECTIONS 
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/

 


Accommodations

ACCOMODATION
In case you require alternative accommodation, the following options are available: 
    
Meluha The Fern 
Central Avenue, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai Mumbai - 400076 
Maharashtra, India 
http://www.fernhotels.com/mumbai-hotels/fern-meluha.php 
  
Ramada Powai 
Saki Vihar Road, Powai Mumbai - 400095 
Maharashtra, India 
http://www.ramadapowai.com/ 
  
The Rodas-An Ecotel Hotel 
Central Avenue, Hiranandani Gardens Mumbai – 400076 
Maharashtra, India 
http://rodashotel.com/ 
 
Please Note: Gartner has not reserved rooms or negotiated special rates with the above properties.