Hyperscale cloud providers have extended their runtime environments for development and use on edge devices, such as IoT “things.” Signs point to public cloud technology on-premises! This session will detail the distinctions between cloud, core and edge, and the different approaches of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google will be addressed in detail.
This session looks at the new Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities for Hyperconverged Infrastructure and the five workloads of consolidated, business critical, cloud ROBO and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) use cases.
This session will allow attendees to ask questions about security cloud-based services including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS services.
Digital business will drive a convergence of physical and digital, changing the shape of infrastructure and creating new business moments. Immersive IoT technology and augmented reality will push real-time decision-making and intelligence closer to the people and things at the edge. Cloud computing has already changed infrastructure and operations — the next wave of change is edge computing.
This session takes a look at the latest Magic Quadrant covering hyperscale public cloud providers, understanding significant changes in market trends.
I&O leaders are challenged to manage private, public and multicloud services. This requires understanding of the different types of cloud management tools along with the trends and the problems that can be addressed. This session will present a framework that organizations can use to select the right tools to manage their cloud deployments.
Join this highly interactive session about the key local differences found in Latin America when implementing Cloud or Hybrid IT. Have an opportunity to ask questions and dive deeper into the discussion on how the local differences will impact the Latin American organizations’ infrastructure plans in 2019 and beyond.
This session will cover the top trends that will impact infrastructure and operations teams in 2019. These include both technology and industry trends that will have both short- and long-term impacts on I&O teams and IT infrastructures.
This session will answer your questions regarding the current state of container technologies. Join us to ask questions about the technology, the vendors that make up the ecosystem and the associated products and the issues that enterprises are facing and learn how the technology and the industry will evolve over 3 to 5 years.
Public cloud services are growing at 19% CAGR through 2021. The cloud maturity model is driving business and IT leaders to make cloud as the underpinning of their cloud strategy and they are doing it with their wallets. Cloud spending is 20% of IT budgets as per Gartner’s cloud adoption survey. Top four hyper-scale cloud providers command 57% of the public cloud market according to Gartner's recent market-share study. This session will discuss the cloud growth trajectory across different cloud segments. We will go beyond the numbers and help IT leaders explore external factors, new technologies, best practices, and winners and losers within the cloud landscape.
Workload placement will become the key driver of digital infrastructure delivery. Nevertheless, I&O leaders often struggle to find which workloads are best suited for which location — be it public cloud, hosting, colocation, edge or on-premises. This session reviews the main strategies of successful I&O leaders that are focused on business value, rather than cloud adoption only, as a goal.
Today's network operations teams will require a significant skill shift to benefit from advances in network automation and analytics, and to meet the demands of digital business needs. I&O leaders must champion a paradigm shift to NetOps 2.0 to stay relevant.
Join to learn what future IT operations management teams need to prepare for, where most are at today, and how to get ready for the future.
As IT infrastructure and application complexity increases new architectures, the move to cloud and mobile, incumbent IT Operations Management (ITOM) offerings are being rendered ineffective. Even new and emerging providers, with their narrow focus, often find themselves at a disadvantage as they are not able to cover a broad and ever-changing IT environment. In this session ask experts and collaborate with your peers to understand the key trends in the IT monitoring vendor landscape, their capabilities and how you can optimize your IT monitoring strategy.
Few I&O leaders are prepared for delivering the adaptive, product-oriented business solutions critical to digital business platform success as most I&O operating models are optimized for technology projects. Learn about the new I&O operating model and how to achieve better alignment with the business through improved organization design.
I&O leaders have to 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 with the business, by delivering improved quality and by lowering costs.
During this session, 'IT Monitoring Insight to Support Your Businesses' High-Velocity Future — What Comes Next?' will be discussed at length.
Culture is the most frequently mentioned obstacle to change, and I&O leaders are experiencing this first hand. It is considered hard to understand and even harder to change, and therefore often overlooked. This session will help you understand what culture is, how to start effective conversations about your culture and how to move forward with influence.
The pace at which digital skills change is rapid and accelerating. The existing model of training and development can't effectively meet the demand of digital business. CIOs and digital business leaders must renovate their professional development strategy to create a learning culture that keeps staff engaged and motivated to build an agile and digital-capable workforce.
This session will focus on the Magic Quadrant for IT Service Management Tools.
Security leaders should already be issuing five-year security plans that take into account the growing prominence of multitenanted public cloud.
● What is your contribution to your organization’s cloud strategy?
● What is your role in ensuring safe and appropriate use of cloud services?
● How will you ensure that the business understands their compliance, privacy, security, continuity and agility requirements?
I&O leaders today are working aggressively in two specific ways: Provisioning infrastructure for business unit stakeholders and ingesting AI techniques to improve I&O efficiencies. Across several hundreds of Gartner inquiries and engagements, Gartner has identified I&O best practices that characterize highly successful and productive AI I&O ecosystems.
After decades of owning and managing data centers, today’s enterprise must grapple with the issues of how to support older applications, while at the same time embracing cloud services, edge environments, IoT and the march toward a digital economy. This session focuses on how enterprises are solving these problems; building a distributed global infrastructure and minimizing risk along the way.
Public cloud computing offers the potential for high levels of continuity but operational reliability cannot be taken for granted. Even the most reliable of cloud services requires some level of customer configuration and ongoing administration to enable the highest levels of processing redundancy and data protection. IaaS and SaaS are conceptually similar, but a successful cloud contingency effort must accommodate their unique differences.
This workshop is a practical session on how to start or assess an existing continuous improvement program (CIP) to ensure production of consistent results and achieving a sufficient return on investment. Participants will leave with a better understanding and reliable methods for ensuring their CIP is scalable, repeatable and customizable, meeting the needs of your organization.
Although often separate, NetOps and SecOps teams share the common goal of maintaining secure, high-performance network infrastructures. Infrastructure and operations leaders can leverage shared data and tools to optimize budgets, avoid duplication of effort and improve the end user's experience. This session will discuss how to strengthen cross-functional communications strategies and improve tool-set use by sharing the IT Operation's team's skill sets with the Security Operations team (and vice versa).
In today’s increasingly interconnected world, insuring resilient infrastructure extends beyond the core data center. In this session, we will look at key points that have tripped up many companies when unexpected failures have occurred in seemingly innocuous or uncorrelated systems and how site reliability engineering practices can be used to help identify where the next big outage may cascade from.
Digital business does not wait for ITSM to evolve by itself. I&O leaders and their teams must keep pace with the latest IT systems and intelligence to support new ecosystems and provide a compelling experience for their consumers.
This session will explore specific strategies, vendors and technologies for the security of cloud-based workloads in IaaS and information in SaaS. Most organizations will use different strategies for securing different layers of the cloud, so this presentation will look at both IaaS security and SaaS security.
For most organizations, artificial intelligence and machine learning remain buzzwords that seem out of reach. Gartner has recommended IT leaders adopt many AI best practices and technologies over the years, but what should IT leaders avoid? This talk will examine some of the ways AI Projects fail and how to avoid them along with relevant case studies.
This session discusses the Magic Quadrant of key network security technologies: Firewall, web application firewall and intrusion prevention system. Enterprises who are in the process of refreshing these network security devices or are procuring for a new network set up should attend the session to know about the key vendors in this space.
This presentation will outline ongoing changes in security operations/policy/organization, technical migrations, shifts in security mindsets, societal changes, and modifications in adversarial tactics that CISOs and their direct reports should monitor. Attendees will learn strategic changes that aren’t yet widely recognized but will have broad industry impact and significant potential for disruption. Through 2022, technologies related to these trends will reach a level of maturity that crosses a critical tipping point.
I&O leaders must evolve strategies to provide an agile infrastructure for the business to enable global reach, solve business issues like latency, customer experience, and compliance, while providing the flexibility to enter new markets quickly, anywhere, anytime. This must embrace traditional compute, emerging trends in edge computing, IoT, AI/ML and the ever-changing cloud marketplace. I&O leaders themselves must also evolve the skills, processes and roles to support this brave new world.
Organizations using public cloud services often wonder if public cloud services will be less expensive than hosting applications in their data center. Many exceed cloud budget expectations and struggle to establish financial management procedures to continuously monitor cloud spending. Join this session to learn how to evaluate public cloud costs and implement best practices to avoid overspending.