Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference

December 6 – 8, 2021 | Las Vegas, NV

Infrastructure Is Everywhere: Accelerating Business Value Through Innovation

Around the world, organizations and entire industries have been forced to regroup and reassess how they do business. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders have had to change plans rapidly to adjust to remote workforces and cost pressures, and keep core systems operational and resilient.

As business moves faster into new territory, IT leaders faced a critical mandate and opportunity: Adapt and innovate IT I&O to deliver competitive advantage in a world that is full of disruption.

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2020 was the place to virtually find your answers with objective topic coverage and a look at the top trends. Attendees gained the clarity needed to create an effective pathway to the future.

The program for the 2021 Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference in Las Vegas, NV is underway and we look forward to sharing details shortly.


Learn how to leverage the trends, technologies and organizational shifts changing the course of IT infrastructure, operations and cloud. 


Develop the tools you need to achieve your mission-critical priorities and help your organization thrive in the evolving digital landscape. 

Leading Solutions

Staying competitive means remaining future-focused. Explore the latest technologies that are changing the infrastructure, operations and cloud landscape. 

In these turbulent times, we know that IT Leaders are eager for insights on how to best prepare for the next normal.  We look forward to sharing our latest research and recommendations in the virtual conference format.

David Cappuccio

Distinguished VP and Conference Chair

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    Join a community of IT infrastructure, operations and cloud leaders

    Prepare your organization for the future of cloud, IT infrastructure and operations based on unbiased research, data you can trust and insights needed to take your strategy to the next level.

    Rapidly respond to changing business needs
    • Balance the need to innovate while “keeping the lights on."
    • Become an effective partner with business executives; shift from “order taker” to “trusted advisor.”
    • Overcome the barriers of organizational culture, resources and talent to grow and scale your digital initiatives.
    • Drive cost optimization to fund digital transformation initiatives.
    Improve service and support agility
    • Get the latest tools and methodologies for agile and rapid development.

    • Deliver a user experience that customers and employees will embrace.

    • Develop mobile apps that transform business processes and deliver exceptional user experiences.

    Engage and inspire today’s workforce
    • Embrace emerging trends to enhance business value.

    • Learn how to approach DevOps.

    • Understand the importance of people and culture with DevOps transformation.

    • Discover how to approach bimodal from a strategy perspective.

    Lead the transformation
    • Understand the impact of cloud and edge services.
    • Learn how cloud can integrate with your existing IT infrastructure.
    • Discover the latest cloud computing technologies and trends that will enable digital business.


    2020 Tracks at a Glance

     Attendees had access to over 150 sessions of the latest Gartner research specifically designed to help I&O leaders meet the demands of the future. Each track had a particular area of focus that helped deliver what matters most.

    Track A

    Disruptive Technologies

    Explore the balance between ensuring operational stability and tapping into emerging trends.

    Track B

    Agile and DevOps

    Explore how to use existing resources while also making the right investments to expand and transform I&O’s value proposition over the longer horizon.

    Track C

    Tomorrow’s Infrastructure

    Explore the methods and options available today for maintaining these workloads and creating an agile enterprise.​

    Track D

    Cloud Migration Strategies

    Learn how to develop a successful cloud strategy and strike the right balance between value and risk — both real and imagined.

    Track E

    Edge and Distributed Cloud

    To succeed in the digital era, I&O leaders must be willing to embark on “creative destruction” — fundamentally rethinking the technology architecture, processes and people required for next-generation workloads, including IoT, cloud and edge environments.

    Track F

    IT Operations in a Hybrid World

    Discover the infrastructure and operational processes, technologies and human capabilities that enable desired business outcomes.

    Track G

    Leadership in the Next Normal

    Cultural-change leadership matters now more than ever. Explore the drivers of culture, how it influences goals and objectives, and how team and workplace factors affect it.

    Track H

    Infrastructure and Cloud Security

    Explore the key aspects of security, access control, service continuity and governance, revealing why businesses that fail to create effective cyber and cloud security programs risk catastrophic business disruptions.

    Return to in-person conferences

    As vaccination programs continue to rapidly accelerate in many countries around the world, we are excited to welcome you back, in person, to Gartner conferences later this year.

    Gartner will hold in-person conferences only in locations that meet our stringent health and safety criteria to help ensure the well-being of attendees, exhibitors, partners and our associates. These criteria include adhering to national government and health agency guidelines in countries where the vaccine is readily available to the majority of the population, in addition to taking all practical actions on-site.

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