Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith

VP Analyst
Dennis Smith is Research Vice President in the Infrastructure and Operations organization. He is responsible for research in the areas of cloud computing, virtualization, SDN, IT process automation and container technologies.
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Monday, 22 November, 2021 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM GMT
(08:30 AM - 09:15 AM EST)
Ask the Expert: How Do I Select the Right Cloud Management Tooling?

Infrastructure and operations leaders who need to provide automation, governance, life cycle management and brokering across multicloud environments will need a rapidly evolving cloud management platform market that meets enterprise requirements. This session will answer questions on the key issues that must be considered when selecting third party cloud management tooling.

Monday, 22 November, 2021 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM GMT
(10:45 AM - 11:15 AM EST)
Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities Review, 2021

This session will present the research associated with Gartner's CIPS Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities, which covers the hyper-scale cloud providers. The MQ will cover each vendor's vision and how they are executing their respective visions. The CC will score how each vendor is performing against a set of use cases.

Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM GMT
(08:30 AM - 09:00 AM EST)
State of Containers: 2021 Through 2024

Containers continue to be a hot but not fully understood topic. This session with discussing the current state of container technologies, including the technologies involved, use cases, deployment challenges, and participating vendors. It will also discuss where the market is headed over the next 3 years.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.