Agenda

Maximizing Value and Managing Change in a Cloud Driven World

The 9th Gartner IT Infrastructure Operations & Data Center Summit offers a breadth and depth of knowledge that uniquely meets the requirements of data center professionals across disciplines. Through prescriptive, practical advice — complemented by strategic recommendations — the 3-track agenda addresses today's not-to-be ignored trends, technologies and imperatives including:

  • Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization
  • IT Operations
  • Mobility
  • Servers and Operating Systems
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Storage

Comprehensive Tracks and Sessions

Our agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on the I&O and Data Center topics that most interest you, with track sessions tagged to help you create a customized agenda based on your IT role, experience level and key focus.

    Hot topics to be covered:
    • Developing Cloud Strategies
    • Implementing Enterprise Mobility
    • Successfully Demonstrating Value and Relevance
    • Attracting and Creating the Best I&O Team
    • DevOps and Achieving IT Operational Excellence

Special Sessions

In addition to our comprehensive tracks, our Agenda also features several special sessions providing opportunities to learn from and interact with Gartner analysts, industry experts and peers, and top solution providers:

  • Keynote Sessions

    Typically presented by non-Gartner industry leaders, these plenary sessions are designed to be entertaining and thought-provoking.

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  • 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. Sessions designed for end users only. Registration required.

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  • End-User Case Studies

    Gartner invites a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions.

  • SOLUTION PROVIDER SESSIONS

    Real success stories
    These sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions. You'll hear real-life examples from those who have deployed solutions successfully, including their strategies, challenges and results.

  • Analyst One-on-Ones

    Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in the topic you'd like to discuss. Many attendees tell us that a one-on-one session is worth the price of admission, all by itself.

  • Analyst-User Roundtables

    Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours. These small group discussions provide an informal setting for you and your peers to share insight, challenges and concerns on today's hottest topics.

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