About

Maximizing Value and Managing Change in a Cloud Driven World

The 9th Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit is a community of IT infrastructure and operations and data center professionals charged with managing and advancing their enterprise's evolving IT infrastructure requirements. We share forward thinking, unbiased research and dynamic, actionable advice for the data center professional, based on collective global analyst experience for both users and vendors of technology.

Grounded in tactical and strategic guidance, our intensive summit agenda is unique in that it offers comprehensive content focusing on issues which include; transitioning to the cloud, integrating data, managing partners, designing your mobility strategy, ensuring business continuity and optimum performance, planning for disaster recovery, ensuring effective connectivity, utilisation and network management. This summit will provide a consultative environment of solutions from leading and emerging technology providers, arming you with the information to advance your business.

Learn more about key takeaways and ROI you'll gain by attending a Gartner Summit Event

Key Benefits

Through analyst sessions, problem-solving workshops and peer interaction, you'll gain the insight necessary to:

  • Receive the information enabling you to develop the best cloud strategy for your organization
  • Ensure your I&O initiatives are fully aligned with business goals and priorities
  • Attract, develop and retain the best data center and I&O talent at every level
  • Make wise investments with guidance on the technologies and vendors in each space
  • Meet with your industry peers during networking sessions and share experiences

Who Should Attend

IT professionals including:

  • IT Infrastructure
  • IT Operations
  • The Data Center
  • Storage
  • IT Architecture
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Analyst Access

World's Top Industry Experts

Gartner's global research community of 750 analysts engages in nearly 300,000 one-to-one client interactions each year. There are several ways to interact with an analyst at the event, including:

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Listen to insightful and actionable advice direct from a subject matter expert, with allotted time for Q&A.
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings: Private meetings that explore your personal IT issues and challenges.
  • Analyst-User Roundtables: Small group format moderated by a Gartner analyst where you and your peers can share insights, challenges and concerns related to today's hottest topics.

Peer Networking

Real World Experience

Hundreds of senior business and IT leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives. You can network with your peers at several informal networking sessions, including:

  • End-User Case Studies: Learn about recent implementations firsthand, with an opportunity for Q&A with the IT and business executives leading the initiatives.
  • Workshops: Presented by Gartner or guest experts, these intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in an extended, small group environment.
  • Hospitality Suites: Hosted by Premier and Platinum sponsors, these evening theme receptions are ideal for informal networking.

Exhibitor Access

Discover. Compare. Evaluate.

Gartner conferences bring together the world's leading solution providers so you can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available, which are right for you, and how they shape up against the competition. Exhibitor access opportunities include:

  • Solution Provider Sessions: Solution providers and their customers provide a look into how the products work in the real world.
  • Face-to-Face Sponsor Meetings: Private, prearranged 30-minute meetings that will advance your projects and relationships, regardless of where you are in the buying cycle.

Team Discount

Bring your team to this Summit to maximize, strategize and save.