Julia Palmer

Julia Palmer

VP Analyst
Julia Palmer is a Research VP at Gartner, covering emerging infrastructure technologies and strategies. Ms. Palmer provides strategic advice to CIOs and IT leaders on infrastructure agility and innovation, addressing existing and preparing for upcoming enterprise workloads in data center, cloud, and edge. She focuses on emerging technologies such as hyperconverged infrastructures, software-defined storage, hybrid and public cloud storage and platforms, distributed file systems and object storage, next-generation solid-state storage technology and composable infrastructure.
Ms. Palmer has more than 19 years of combined IT end-user experience in many areas of information technology such as storage infrastructure solutions and design (SAN, NAS, object, etc.), software-defined storage, web-scale data center, server hardware, flash technologies, performance engineering and validation, R&D research, application performance analysis, backup and restore, project management, converged infrastructure and hyperconverged integrated systems, and solutions delivery for information technology offerings and cloud computing.
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Monday, December 06, 2021 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
Gartner Opening Keynote: Adaptive Resilience to Empower the Anywhere Business

Over the past 18 months, I&O professionals have demonstrated they can satisfy fast-changing business needs that are driven by unpredictable global events. But the future will be even more dynamic as businesses move quickly to exploit new opportunities. Join us as we discuss how to transform I&O into an adaptive and resilient organization that can empower the anywhere business.

Monday, December 06, 2021 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM EST
Storage and Data Services at the Edge: Rethink Your Enterprise Strategies for the Edge Awakening

In the next three years, more than 40% of enterprise storage will be deployed outside the main data center or cloud. The session highlights storage edge use cases and technologies you must learn to build a strategy for the data services at the edge. We describe innovative data storage technologies and vendors across multiple domains and will showcase some examples from the field.

Monday, December 06, 2021 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EST
Women in I&O Peer Conversation: Attracting and Retaining More Women in I&O

Please join this lightly facilitated session to exchange thoughts and ideas with I&O peers around how to attract more women in I&O. Compare notes around best practices and brainstorm new ways to attract more women in I&O.

Tuesday, December 07, 2021 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EST
Building Hybrid Cloud Storage Strategy: How to Deliver Data Services Anywhere

Hybrid cloud integration remains one of the top trending topics for the last three years. Here we will guide you through most important use cases, technologies and show you how to build hybrid cloud storage strategies for delivering your storage anywhere.

Tuesday, December 07, 2021 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EST
Ask the Expert: Data Center Infrastructure — Converged, Hyperconverged, Composable or Distributed Cloud?

Integrated systems — preengineered stacks of infrastructure — should be your first choice. But which type of system should you choose? And when should you build, not buy? Come get unbiased, expert help in choosing between converged, hyperconverged, composable, distributed cloud, and do-it-yourself infrastructure.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.