Paul Delory

Paul Delory

Sr Director Analyst
Paul Delory is a Research Director on the Data Center and Cloud Operations team within Gartner Technology Professionals Research. Mr. Delory provides deep technical expertise to systems administrators and the vendors who serve them. His research centers on automation and next-generation infrastructure. He frequently discusses automation, virtualization, private and hybrid cloud architectures, converged and hyperconverged infrastructure, composable infrastructure, integrated systems, DevOps tools, and the emerging software-defined data center movement.
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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 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM GMT
(10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST)
Technical Insights: Don't Panic: The Hitchhiker's Guide to Modern Operations

Modern operating models change the role of I&O. You have new and better options, but with them come uncertainty, risk, and hyperbolic claims. What is real and what is just hype? Join us to uncover the truth about modern operations, including: GitOps, DevOps, DevSecOps, AIOps and the rest; automation; infrastructure-as-code and policy-as-code; security, compliance and governance; and observability.

Monday, 22 November, 2021 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM GMT
(10:45 AM - 11:15 AM EST)
Technical Insights: Hyperconvergence and Distributed Cloud: A Technical Market Guide

Hyperconverged infrastructure has become the default in the data center and at the edge. But now it competes with "distributed cloud" offerings from the Big Three hyperscalers. Join us for an in-depth, head-to-head comparison of the HCI market leaders (Microsoft Azure Stack HCI, Nutanix and VMware) and their cloud-tethered rivals (AWS Outposts, Google Anthos and Microsoft Azure Stack Hub).

Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM GMT
(08:30 AM - 09:15 AM EST)
Ask the Expert: Infrastructure as Code

Address common questions about how to start IaC:
1. What is IaC
2. How to start and evolve it
3. Tools involved
4. Skills needed
5. Operating model

Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM GMT
(10:45 AM - 11:15 AM EST)
Technical Insights: The Road to DevOps — How to Build the Continuous Infrastructure Automation Pipeline

Automation is the watchword of modern, agile IT. But infrastructure automation is complex, and no one tool can do it all. Join us for in-depth, concrete guidance on:
1. How to build the continuous infrastructure automation pipeline
2. Extend CI/CD to infrastructure
3. Implement the DevOps methodology
4. Select tools
5. Optimize processes
6. Measure success
7. Overcome the obstacles

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.