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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Monday, 02 March, 2020 03:40 PM|Monday, 02 March, 2020 04:00 PM
Hype Cycle for IT in GCC

The Hype Cycle for IT in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) presents a snapshot of technologies that CIOs should consider. The technologies included have a direct impact on revenue generation, efficiency and/or quality improvement opportunities.

Tuesday, 03 March, 2020 01:15 PM|Tuesday, 03 March, 2020 02:00 PM
Developing a Cloud Strategy and Building an Adoption Framework

Cloud is no longer an "if" but "how" for most organizations. Many recognize they need to adopt cloud services to remain competitive, drive innovation and create agility across their business. Join this session to learn how to build a "cloud-first" strategy for your business and begin establishing hybrid cloud architectures to consume cloud services at scale.

Wednesday, 04 March, 2020 11:30 AM|Wednesday, 04 March, 2020 12:15 PM
Ask the Expert: Creating an Edge and Cloud Strategy

This session will allow participants to ask questions and to share experiences and success stories they have encountered as they advance along the path toward cloud and/or edge computing and IT.

Wednesday, 04 March, 2020 01:15 PM|Wednesday, 04 March, 2020 01:45 PM
Hyperconvergence Today — A Technical Market Guide

Hyperconverged systems (HCI) have seen significant adoption in the data center. Organizations are achieving management benefits with HCI but are missing the bigger goal of allowing mixed workloads and achieving cloud-like efficiencies. This session will cover emerging architectural decisions in the hyperconverged and software-defined infrastructure markets, plus a comparison of leading hyperconverged vendors.

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