Networking at #GartnerIO

Unbiased advice. New points of view. Lasting connections.

Networking at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference isn’t just about meeting new people. It’s about candid conversations with world-class IT leaders from various backgrounds, organization sizes and industries. Where you can dive into what’s working — and what’s not — with your peers in small, facilitated discussions. It’s impromptu brainstorming sessions in a Meetup and “aha” moments during lunch. 

With two days and access to more than 500 IT infrastructure and operations leaders, you’ll have ample opportunities to make lasting connections.

Explore our networking opportunities below:

Pick a topic and then join up to 10 peers in a relaxed setting to exchange ideas, build relationships and address mutual challenges face to face.

Related sessions:

  • Do More with Less : Cost Optimization Opportunities – Sharing of Key Initiatives Taken, Results Achieved, Learnings and Further Plans
  • Experience Sharing on Selecting, Architecting, Migrating and Governing Applications in the public Cloud
  • Linking Business and IT Strategies and Plans
  • Automation Opportunities, Strategies, Drivers and Challenges
  • Building Infrastructure and Operations Staff Talent to Support Bimodal, DevOps and Cloud
  • What You are Doing with/about the Cloud and Hybrid Computing
  • Best Practices in Collaborating with Developers and Owning the “Ops” Part of DevOps
  • IT Service Management: Improving Service Levels

Hear what your colleagues from various industries are experiencing around relevant topics in these Gartner-experts-moderated sessions.

Relevant sessions:

  • Discussion for Heads of Infrastructure: Accelerating I&O’s Contribution to Digital Transformation
  • Cloud Security and Data Protection for Midsize Enterprises Moving to IaaS

The Gartner Magic Quadrant provides a competitive positioning of four types of technology providers in fast-growing markets: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players and Challengers. These sessions give you specific insight into the analyst process as well as the findings.

Relevant sessions:

  • Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide
  • Unraveling the WAN Edge Magic Quadrant
  • Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities for Hyperconverged Infrastructure
  • Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage Arrays

Intimate discussions to foster learning featuring one Gartner analyst, at which end users can ask questions and get answers.

Relevant sessions:

  • Selecting the Right Tools for Multicloud Management
  • Best Practices for Monitoring Your IT Environment
  • How to Build Sustainable Innovation Within I&O

Drill down on specific how-to conference topics in a small group environment led by Gartner or guest experts.

Relevant sessions:

  • Workload Placement in Hybrid IT – Making Great Decisions About What, Where, When and Why
  • Building a World-Class Elevator Pitch to Drive Improved Communication Outcomes
  • Building a Cloud Strategy to Meet Your Business Goals

When you’re looking for products and solutions to address a specific issue, solution providers will deliver a 360-degree view of your options. These sessions help expand your perspective.

Evaluate the provider landscape and prepare for future projects. Experience the world’s leading solution providers in one convenient location.

Gartner one-on-ones are complimentary, private, face-to-face meetings with a Gartner expert to discuss any topic(s) or issues of your choice to help your own personal development or business priorities. Visit Gartner Conference Navigator to book your one-on-ones once your registration is confirmed.

Register today and expand your network to new levels