What: Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2016
When: December 5-8, 2016
Where: The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV
Details: Enterprise transformation is the new imperative for infrastructure, operations, and the data center – the impetus for business-driven strategies and investments. Gartner’s Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conferenceaddresses how to embrace agile deployment models that include cloud, containers, and micro services; manage an explosion of data; achieve ever-rising service levels; build a collaborative culture; and, succeed in the digital ecosystem and virtualized data center of the future.
Audience: 2,600+ attendees in the following roles are attending the conference – IT infrastructure and operations; Servers, storage, and backup; Mobile, cloud, and virtualization; Data center networking
Tracks: The conference agenda features 9 tracks covering the hottest infrastructure and operations topics.
Track A: Achieving an Agile Infrastructure
Track B: Optimizing IT Operations for a Digital World
Track C: Devising and Implementing an Effective Cloud Strategy
Track D: Compute Infrastructure – At the Heart of Digital Business
Track E: Redefining a Storage Strategy in the Age of Digital Business
Track F: Charting a Course for Your Data Center Infrastructure
Track G: Planning, Sourcing, and Managing Network Infrastructure
Track H: Managing Cost Optimization
Track I: Leading Infrastructure & Operations in the Era of Digital Business
Guest Keynote Speakers
Rethinking the Infrastructure for the Day after Tomorrow: Peter Hinssen, Author, Entrepreneur, and Expert on Disruptive Innovation
The Art of Deception – How Hackers and Con Artists Manipulate You and What You Can Do About It: Kevin Mitnick, CEO, The Global Ghost TeamTM
Gartner Keynote Interviews:
Data Center Innovation at LinkedIn: Sonu Nayyar, VP of Global Operations, LinkedIn
How Venture Capital Nourishes Innovation: Peter Levine, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz; Gary Spivak, Research Director, Gartner
The Infrastructure and Operations Scenario – @ the Core of Change: Robert Naegle, Research VP, Gartner; Dave Russell, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
Applications and Infrastructure and Operations – When Worlds Collide: Katherine Lord, Research Director, Gartner; Jeff Schulman, Managing VP, Gartner
Conference Wrap-Up – Interactive Polling Results From the Event: Sheila Childs, Managing VP, Gartner; Mike Chuba, Managing VP, Gartner; Dave Russell, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
The Solution Showcase: The Solution Showcase will bring together leading technology and service providers highlighting advances in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings, and dynamic presentations. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.
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