Philip Dawson

Philip Dawson

VP Analyst
Philip Dawson is a Vice President and KI Leader in Gartner Research. Mr. Dawson specializes in intelligent infrastructure and hyperconvergence as a part of integrated systems and data center infrastructure modernization, cloud, ERP, and server platforms.
He is a leading authority on Linux, UNIX and Windows server infrastructure strategies. He focuses on virtualization, portfolio consolidation, ERP migration and rationalization processes, and enabling cloud delivery as key components of his coverage areas. He has been at Gartner for 20 years and has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry.
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Wednesday, 17 June, 2020 / 08:30 AM - 09:15 AM CEST
Ask the Expert: The Road to Composable Programmable Infrastructure

This session provokes a discussion around infrastructure composable administration, programmable application and intelligent automation as a delivery of integrated systems 2020-2025.

Wednesday, 17 June, 2020 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM CEST
Simplifying Infrastructure by Application, Workload and Delivery

This session looks at how to reuse infrastructure delivery across a portfolio and allow reuse between workloads and applications. IT organization must manage a hybrid delivery model dependent on resources, location, scale and state of new and core IT applications and infrastructure and application patterns: Key issues include
1) How to reuse applications and workload delivery for the core.
2) What are the infrastructure delivery considerations for cloud and edge applications.
3) How to optimize reuse to reduce risk and cost for new projects, while rationalizing junk.

Wednesday, 17 June, 2020 / 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM CEST
Roundtable: The Status of SAP HANA platforms.

This roundtable looks at the positioning and best practices of adopting on-premises and cloud delivery of SAP HANA systems.

Meet the experts face to face.