Look back at IT Infrastructure Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2019

Attendees of the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference were able to prepare their organizations for the future based on unbiased research, data they can trust and insights needed to take their organization to the next level.

Thought-leading sessions covered how to:

  • Increase your knowledge of all things cloud, from migration tactics, vendor selection and cost optimization to IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.
  • Invest in the skills and technologies you need to deliver and manage cloud and noncloud services in a hybrid world.
  • Redefine the role and relevance of IT operations in a dynamic digital environment.
  • Expand the boundaries of I&O security, from DevSecOps and cloud security to cybersecurity, disaster recovery and data privacy.
  • Capitalize on emerging trends, including artificial intelligence (AI),  DevOps, Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning (ML) and edge computing.
  • Cultivate cultural change with new I&O leadership practices for the digital age.

Who attended in 2019

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2019 brought together a community of trailblazers, thought leaders and industry experts who are pushing the boundaries of I&O. This is the one place you can attend research-backed sessions, get expert advice on your specific challenges and interact with colleagues — all in one place, over four days.

Strategic advice

Hear directly from the experts behind the latest research and take advantage of an opportunity to meet with one in a private 30 minute Gartner one-on-one at the conference. 

Peer community 

Connect with your fellow peers and dive into thoughtful conversations spurred by powerful sessions including roundtables, workshops, Peer Meetups and more.


Evaluate cutting-edge technology and solution providers during soluion showcase receptions and at solution provider sessions.

Job titles represented


  • Head of I&O
  • I&O strategy and planning

Data center and IT infrastructure

  • Director of IT infrastructure
  • Director of data center
  • Network manager
  • IT infrastructure architect
  • Infrastructure platform engineer
  • Infrastructure solutions engineer 

IT operations

  • IT operations
  • IT service management
  • IT service delivery
  • IT service desk manager
  • Application support
  • DevOps management
  • DevOps engineer

IT leaders

  • Enterprise architect
  • IT strategist and planner
  • CTO
  • I&O project manager
  • Cloud services manager
  • Cloud engineer

I&O Senior Leadership Circle (SLC)

The I&O Senior Leadership Circle is an exclusive program designed for the most senior IT infrastructure and operations leaders to focus on their business, technology and leadership development. This program is the ideal opportunity for senior IT infrastructure and operations leaders to connect with peers across regions and industries to share best practices and gain new perspectives on future challenges and opportunities. As an I&O Senior Leadership Circle attendee, you will benefit from:

  • SLC-only interactive sessions designed to gain valuable insights from peers
  • Access to SLC-only lunches featuring keynote presentations
  • Concierge services to help you make the most of your time
  • The opportunity to network and connect with a community of I&O leaders
  • Priority access to book a One-on-One Meeting with a Gartner expert and interactive sessions
This conference was an excellent balance of people, process, tools, and navigating and inspiring change. The keynote speakers were excellent and provided great information. Very worthwhile experience!

Barbara Mitchell

Assistant Vice President, IT Operations Management, Sun Life Financial

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