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STAMFORD, Conn., February 23, 2017

Gartner Announces IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2017

What: Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit 2017
When: May 8-10, 2017 
Where: Hilton Orlando, Orlando, Florida

Details: IT operations is a critical component for a healthy IT ecosystem. However, because of persistent and dynamic change, the effectiveness of IT operations is increasingly being viewed through the lens of business outcomes.

Through five tracks focused on the biggest IT operations challenges and priorities, the Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit will show IT leaders how to rethink traditional paradigms and say no to "business as usual." 

  • Track A: Emerging Trends in IT Operations
  • Track B: Leadership & Strategy
  • Track C: DevOps & Agile in IT Operations
  • Track D: Optimize IT Operations
  • Track E: Cloud & Virtualization

Four additional Spotlight Tracks will showcase a selection of sessions from across the agenda:

  • Security in IT Operations
  • Digital Workplace
  • Bimodal IT
  • Cost Optimization

Guest Keynote: IT Operations 2020 – Breaking all the Rules…How Should You React? - Theresa Payton, Former White House Chief Information Officer, Author and Cyber Security Expert

Gartner Keynote: Digital Business Platforms: The I&O Perspective – Gartner analysts Milind Govekar & Hank Marquis

Gartner Keynote: The Journey to the Mix: Private Cloud, Public Cloud, and Edge - Tom Bittman, Gartner Vice President & Distinguished Analyst

Guest Keynote: Take Your IT Operations Leadership to the Next Level with Emotional Intelligence - if You Think They are Soft Skills, Think Again! – Dr. Mitchel Adler, Psy.D, CGP

Guest Keynote: Funny Business – Bob Hirschfeld, Cyber-Satirist

The Solution Showcase at the event will bring together leading technology and service providers highlighting the next steps in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings, and fast-paced presentations. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit website. Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerIOM.

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