• Data Center - IT Operations - IT Infrastructure

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    Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit 2017 is set to take place 25 – 26 April, in São Paulo. 

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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:
Roles Include:
  • IT Operations Leaders
  • Data Center Leaders
  • Cost Optimization Strategists
  • Vendor Management Leaders
  • Organization and Staffing Management

IT Strategy & Planning
Roles Include:
  • IT Operations Management
  • Service Delivery Management
  • Cloud Service Management
IT Operations & Service Delivery
Roles Include:
  • Data Center Management
  • IT Infrastructure Management
  • Network Services Management
  • Servers & Storage Management
  • Data Center Architecture
  • Business Continuity & Recovery Management
IT Infrastructure & Data Center Management
Roles Include:
  • End-User Computing
  • Client Computing Operations
  • Mobile Computing Solutions
  • Desktop Engineering & Operations
  • Virtualization Engagement
Mobile, Cloud & Desktop Virtualization

What You Will Learn

  • Align I&O tightly to the needs of the business
  • Deal with ITIL and process improvements
  • Take virtualization to the next level with best practices
  • Deliver measurable ROI
  • Dispel the hype surrounding cloud computing and develop a long term strategy
  • Manage aging infrastructure and the challenges of modernization and increase efficiency
  • Fund and support your 2013 and 2014 new business initiatives
  • Learn how to get ahead of the curve on mobility

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings: 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.
  • 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

Frequently Asked Questions

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We are preparing our 2017 agenda which will feature comprehensive tracks for Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center.

2016 Conference Tracks

  • Doing more with less: explore new opportunities to optimize value and IT cost
  • Cloud: balance between risks and opportunities
  • IT Operations: Range operational excellence in a fast changing world
  • Data Center: Stay agile in chaotic times

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 breakfast, lunch and refreshments


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. 

Top 2017 Speakers

  • Cassio Dreyfuss
    Cassio Dreyfuss

    VP de Pesquisas


  • Donald Feinberg
    Donald Feinberg

    Research VP and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

  • Claudio Neiva
    Claudio Neiva

    Diretor de Pesquisas


  • David J Cappuccino
    David J Cappuccino

    Research VP, Gartner

Conference Chairman

Henrique Cecci
Henrique Cecci

Gartner Research Director

Henrique Cecci is a Research Director in Gartner Research. His research includes enterprise data center strategies and trends, cloud and hosting options, hybrid models, data center futures, power/cooling, green IT, data center design, retrofit, and consolidation and migration strategies. Mr. Cecci's experience consists of more than 30 years in IT, including complex international businesses encompassing several industries. Mr. Cecci leads the research in data centers in Latin America, working with many companies and government departments in the region. He is one of the world's foremost experts on the development of core IT infrastructure in Brazil.


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data Center

The Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations 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

Sao Paulo, Brazil


Sheraton São Paulo WTC Hotel
Nacoes Unidas Ave 12559
Brooklin Novo
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil - 04578-903