Santhosh Rao

Santhosh Rao

Sr Director Analyst
Santhosh Rao is a Research Director at Gartner Research, where he provides strategic advice to IT leaders on IT infrastructure, IoT and physical security. Mr. Rao's areas of coverage include enterprise storage, data protection, cloud computing and video surveillance. He also advises on emerging deployment architectures such as edge computing and software-defined data centers.
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Thursday, 14 May, 2020 11:00 AM|Thursday, 14 May, 2020 11:45 AM
Building an Enterprise Cloud Strategy

Public Cloud IaaS is now a mainstream technology platform adopted by enterprises of all shapes and sizes. The question of “how to adopt the cloud the right way?" is one in which many enterprises struggle.

This session will provide actionable advice on creating a comprehensive, enterprise cloud strategy, while offering guidance as to the what, where and when for enterprise workloads.

Thursday, 14 May, 2020 03:30 PM|Thursday, 14 May, 2020 04:15 PM
Exploring the Edge: Twelve Frontiers of Edge Computing

In the next four years, enterprises will have many edge computing use-cases deployed. The landscape of possible use cases is broad and very diverse, ranging from industrial IoT to immersive experiences, from consumer to commercial to industrial, and from things to people. I&O leaders need to proactively develop a vision and multiyear strategy for edge computing as a whole. We discuss the landscape of use cases, and building a strategy for edge computing.

Friday, 15 May, 2020 10:15 AM|Friday, 15 May, 2020 11:00 AM
Hyperscale Cloud Providers on Customer Premises and at the Edge

Hyperscale IaaS/Paas providers such as AWS, Microsoft, and Google have announced plans for on-premises implementations of their offerings, as well as outlined ambitious plans to extend their models to the Edge. This session will highlight the architectures of these three on-premises and at the edge, compare offerings, and offer advice on selection and planning.

Friday, 15 May, 2020 02:45 PM|Friday, 15 May, 2020 03:05 PM
Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage Arrays

The revamped Primary Storage Array Magic Quadrant eliminates the media distinction in past magic quadrants to focus on innovation, future capabilities and superior customer value. Organizations will gain insight into which vendors are best positioned to meet their primary storage needs today and tomorrow.

Meet the experts face to face.