The Premier Destination for Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Leaders
Enterprise transformation is the new imperative for the data center, infrastructure and operations, the impetus for business-driven strategies and investments. As a leader charged with delivering on the transformation promise, you must be 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.
The Summit is designed for individuals in the following roles:
IT Tech Services Operations
Data Center Facilities
IT Operations & Faciliies
Servers & Storage
Distributed Server & Storage
Enterprise Storage Manager
Storage & Backup Operations
Servers, Storage & Backup/Recovery
Desktop Engineering & Operations
End User Computing
Client Computing Operations
End User Computing Manager; I&O
Cloud Practice Director
Cloud Service Creation Lead
Domain Leader, Cloud
Mobile, Cloud & Desktop Virtuaization
Enterprise Network Engineering & Delivery
Principal Network Architect
Telecomm Network Analyst
Data Center Services
Data Center Networking
What You Will Learn
Step out of the background with new visibility
Be at the epicenter of enterprise transformation
Become an enabler, collaborator and transformer
Learn how to get reliability and agility at the same time
Better understand virtualization and the data center without walls
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.
More than 450+ 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
End-User Case Studies
Solution Provider Showcase
Newtwork breakfast, lunch, snacks
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. View 2016 Analyst Guide
Highlighted Speakers From the 2016 Conference
VP Distinguished Analyst
What We Hear About Our Speakers
"I attended the event to acquire the latest trends in IT, specially in virtualization & Data center management. The session on government sector and PSU was most helpful in identifying those trends."
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.
Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel
2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram
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.