Julia Palmer

Julia Palmer

VP Analyst
Julia Palmer is a Research VP at Gartner, covering emerging infrastructure technologies and strategies. Ms. Palmer provides strategic advice to CIOs and IT leaders on infrastructure agility and innovation, addressing existing and preparing for upcoming enterprise workloads in data center, cloud, and edge. She focuses on emerging technologies such as hyperconverged infrastructures, software-defined storage, hybrid and public cloud storage and platforms, distributed file systems and object storage, next-generation solid-state storage technology and composable infrastructure.
Ms. Palmer has more than 19 years of combined IT end-user experience in many areas of information technology such as storage infrastructure solutions and design (SAN, NAS, object, etc.), software-defined storage, web-scale data center, server hardware, flash technologies, performance engineering and validation, R&D research, application performance analysis, backup and restore, project management, converged infrastructure and hyperconverged integrated systems, and solutions delivery for information technology offerings and cloud computing.
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Monday, 27 April, 2020 / 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM AEST
Keynote: I&O 2025 – Reenergize, Revitalize, Reimagine

Reenergize the state of I&O today: What needs to happen to change focus. As we move into a hybrid world, what technology, tools and issues must I&O deal with, from assets to monitoring to management.
Revitalize Infrastructures: Modernization – from project to product to process – How must I&O consider developing/implementing a continuous modernization process for the existing infrastructure to reduce technical debt, become more agile, and optimize operations.
Reimagine: Organization transformation – What are the new operating models and culture changes required to support Continuous Next

Monday, 27 April, 2020 / 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM AEST
Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

This session will go over recent iterations for Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Monday, 27 April, 2020 / 01:15 PM - 02:00 PM AEST
Top Infrastructure Technologies and Trends for Storage, Integrated and Hypercoverged Systems

Welcoming new infrastructure technologies into data centers must be carefully navigated to transform your digital business. Organizations will gain insight into the timelines of maturity of flash technologies, storage class memory, new data center protocols, AI-driven operations, platforms for containers and microservices, hybrid cloud integration, edge computing, new consumption models and more.

Monday, 27 April, 2020 / 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM AEST
Workshop: Women in I&O

I&O is shifting as more women enter this space, adding to the diversity within an organization. This workshop is for all — both women, and men who are interested to learn more about how this changes the work environment, how to embrace the diversity and create a more inclusive environment. Come prepared to share — this is a highly interactive workshop which will also provide the opportunity to learn from each other.

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