Leading I&O: Delivering New Levels of Innovation and Productivity
The 34th Annual Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference agenda offers a breadth and depth of knowledge that uniquely meets the requirements of I&O professionals across disciplines. Through prescriptive, practical advice — complemented by strategic recommendations — the agenda addresses today's transformative trends, technologies and imperatives including:
- IT Operational Excellence
- Private/Public Cloud Strategies
- Enterprise Mobility
- Web-scale IT
- Data Center, Server, Storage and Networking Trends
- Leadership and Talent Recruitment/Management
- Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
- Cost Optimization
Hear about this year's event from our conference co-chair, Mike Chuba
Comprehensive Tracks and Sessions
The majority of the agenda is made up of Gartner analyst sessions — research-driven presentations that focus on the issues that matter most in IT today. Leveraging the latest research collected from organizations worldwide, analyst sessions provide real-world information that will help you make better decisions and drive more successful initiatives.
Our Agenda will feature ten comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest I&O topics, with track sessions tagged to help you create a customized agenda based on your role, experience level and key focus.
- Data center infrastructure management
- Emerging storage architectures and vendors
- Hybrid cloud computing
- Business value dashboards
- BYOD effects on networks
Hot topics to be covered:
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:
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.
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.
Town Hall Sessions
At these lively open Q&A sessions, attendees pose tough questions to a broad panel of Gartner analysts representing selected research areas.
Magic Quadrant Theaters
In these scheduled presentations taking place on the showfloor, leading Solution Providers will share their insights, strategies and best practices with the audience in a small group interactive format.