Speaker bio

Arun Chandrasekaran

Arun Chandrasekaran

Distinguished VP Analyst
Arun Chandrasekaran is a Distinguished Vice President, Analyst at Gartner, where his research's focus is on providing strategic advice to CTOs and CIOs on how to spur technology innovation within enterprise IT. As a member of technology innovation research group, Mr. Chandrasekaran analyzes emerging and strategic technology trends and explores how these trends shape the way individuals and companies derive value from it.

His focus areas include emerging technologies such as micro-services infrastructure (containers, kubernetes, service mesh and serverless computing), public cloud IaaS, big data platforms (Hadoop, Kafka, Spark), artificial intelligence and machine learning infrastructure. He has a strong blend of technical and business skills and is a leading speaker on topics such as cloud computing, enterprise innovation and artificial intelligence.
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Tuesday, 14 April, 2020 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM BRT
Ask the Expert: Best Practices for Building a Cloud Center of Excellence

A centralized cloud center of excellence represents the best way to ensure cloud governance, while maintaining business agility. In this session, we provide best practice guidance on how to build a CCoE.

Wednesday, 15 April, 2020 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM BRT
An I&O Leader's Guide to Containers, Kubernetes and Microservices

Containers can help enterprises modernize legacy applications and create microservices applications that are scalable and agile. Kubernetes has emerged as the defacto standard for orchestrating these workloads. This session will look at the business value of deploying microservices infrastructure and offer recommendations on best practices to implement and vendors to choose.

Wednesday, 15 April, 2020 / 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM BRT
Workshop: Containers and Kubernetes 101: Mastering the Fundamentals

The topic of containers and Kubernetes has witnessed immense interest in enterprise IT over the past 24 months. In this session, I&O leaders will learn about the potential impact containers will have on their IT environment, identify strategic vendors and understand how they need to rethink current infrastructure and operations approaches .

Wednesday, 15 April, 2020 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM BRT
Gartner Keynote: Leadership Vision for 2020 and Beyond — What Should CIOs Know About Infrastructure and Operations

I&O leaders have to work with their CIOs be active contributors toward their organizations’ digital success in delivering growth by helping scale digital initiatives throughout their enterprise. Infrastructure and operations leaders have to do so primarily by better aligning their capabilities to products with the business and by delivering improved quality and by lowering costs.

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