Enabling the Digital Future: Speed, Agility & Resilience

The ground is shifting for IT Infrastructure & Operations. The adoption of fast-moving technologies and methodologies – from Cloud, Edge Computing and IoT to DevOps and AIOps – are cutting across the functional roles of typical infrastructure & operations teams, challenging their skills and demanding a new kind of dexterity. The day of the traditional data center may be waning, but IT infrastructure and operations – increasingly digital and distributed – aren’t going away. Are you and your team moving fast enough?


Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2019 is the only infrastructure & operations conference of its kind. 


Guided by the latest impartial Gartner research and input from infrastructure & operations leaders and your peers from around the world, this singular event explores what makes a successful strategy – from cloud, IoT, to artificial intelligence, automation and machine learning. See how to accelerate innovation and agility in a hybrid world and enable your organization’s digital future.

Real-world solutions

Explore the latest technologies changing the infrastructure, operations and cloud landscape. Meet face-to-face with knowledgeable representitives.

Practical advice

Build actionable plans using Gartner formulas designed to help you execute your strategy, to prioritize & reach your goals. 

Meaningful networking

Interact with 500+ I&O peers and 30+ Gartner experts to gain insight and advice from those who understand your challenges firsthand. 

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Explore the 2019 agenda

Join us for two days of exclusive I&O learning filled with Gartner expert speakers, networking opportunities, workshops and Ask the Expert sessions. 

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Track A

Cloud Strategies and Futures

As cloud computing enters its second decade, it is becoming a vehicle for much of what is described as the future of IT. However cloud computing forces deeper organisational change beyond IT, bringing agility across the business. This track explores how to develop a successful cloud stratagem and strike the right balance between value and risk – both real and imagined.


Track B

Migrating and Delivering Cloud, Digital and Hybrid Infrastructures

IT Infrastructures are evolving and changing, digital business and the rise of edge computing will dramatically impact I&O, demanding that organizations rethink their IT service delivery strategies. This track focuses on the options for these evolving infrastructures and the planning, sourcing, migration and delivery of solutions and services.


Track C

Evolving IT Operations and DevOps

This track focuses on the infrastructure and operational processes and technologies enabling business outcomes and how IT operations leaders and their teams must simultaneously deliver reliable existing systems while navigating the changes needed to support new digital workloads.

Track D

Innovation and Emerging Trends in Digital Infrastructures

This track will focus on the exploratory and potentially transformative decisions I&O leaders will take and how best to find the balance between ensuring operational stability and tapping into emerging trends.


Track E

Leadership, Cultural and Organizational Transformation

This track will explain why cultural-change leadership matters now more than ever — exploring the drivers of culture, how it influences goals and objectives, and how workplace factors affect it.


Don’t miss these hot topics!

Data center (on-prem vs off-prem, colocation, cloud)

Software-defined, hyperconvergence and IT infrastructure agility

IT operations management, DevOps and DevSecOps

Cloud management and security

Data center security and disaster recovery

Containers and microservers

Flash, machine learning and IoT

Servers, storage and networking

Automation and AI

Find solutions for your most pressing technology needs.

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Movenpick Frankfurt and The Maritim Hotel Frankfurt

Getting Here


Located in Frankfurt, Germany, a short taxi ride from Frankfurt Airport.