Speaker Bio

Dennis Smith
Gartner keynote

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, IT process automation and container technologies.
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Tuesday, December 06, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM PST
Keynote: I&O Forward — Leading the Next Phase of Growth

Infrastructure and operations face stresses from inside and out. Dramatic global shifts and talent shortages intensify the ever-present need to accelerate innovation. I&O leaders must rewrite their future and set their sights on a new horizon. Learn how to leverage intelligent automation, embrace platform engineering, deploy multicloud operations and intertwine I&O throughout your organizational fabric.

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM PST
CIPS Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities Review

This session reviews the results of Gartner's most recent Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services (CIPS) MQ and CC. Here Gartner evaluated the world's leading hyperscale providers. The vendor's public cloud, distributed cloud and edge capabilities are evaluated against a challenging set of use cases.

Tuesday, December 06, 2022 / 05:00 PM - 05:30 PM PST
Mainframe Modernization Is Not an Oxymoron

Enterprise reliance on mainframe technology to host critical applications is far exceeding and will outlast the critical resources supporting the technology. What are I&O Leaders to do to head off this looming crisis? This session will investigate this topic.

Thursday, December 08, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM PST
State of Containers: 2022 to 2025

Containers continue to be a popular topic throughout IT. This session will look at the current state of container adoption and also where it is headed in the future. Among the topics covered will be vendor solutions, associated technologies (e.g., Kubernetes, Service Mesh, etc.), use cases, deployment challenges, and how containers fit into the overall cloud-native area.

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