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    Webinar: Leadership Vision 2018

    Hear practical advice and best practices to overcome digital transformation I&O challenges from Milind Govekar, Research VP.

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    Sessions aligned to your key priorities

    We list your top I&O challenges and suggest specific sessions and programs at the event that will help you capitalize on your most critical opportunities.

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    The full agenda is available

    Covering your key I&O priorities like cloud, IT operations, agility, data center and more - view the complete conference agenda today!

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    New Skills on the Rise!

    Our new animated infographic, reveals how I&O professionals can address fundamental shifts in roles, skills and organizational culture.

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The Power of Connection: Leadership, Partnership and Technology

Connectivity is the principal driver of digital business. A powerful enabler of speed, scale and agility. As an I&O leader and data center professional with an eye on the future, it’s up to you to make connectivity a reality for your organization, linking growing technology capabilities to deep cultural transformation and your own personal I&O leadership. Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Summit is the premier gathering for senior IT and business leaders, offering a depth and breadth of I&O topic coverage unavailable at any other event. Read the recent Gartner interview on everything I&O.

The Summit is designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • IT Operations Leaders
  • Data Center Leaders
  • Cost Optimization Strategists
  • Vendor Management Leaders
  • Organization and Staffing Management
IT Strategy & Planning
Roles Include:
  • IT Operations Management
  • Service Delivery Management
  • Cloud Service Management
IT Operations & Service Delivery
Roles Include:
  • Data Center Management
  • IT Infrastructure Management
  • Network Services Management
  • Servers & Storage Management
  • Data Center Architecture
  • Business Continuity & Recovery Management
IT Infrastructure & Data Center Management
Roles Include:
  • End-User Computing
  • Client Computing Operations
  • Mobile Computing Solutions
  • Desktop Engineering & Operations
  • Virtualization Engagement
Mobile, Cloud & Desktop Virtualization

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities.
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss.
  • Analyst-User RoundtablesHear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours.
  • End-User Case StudiesWe invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions.
  • Workshops: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment.
  • Exhibitor Access​: Exclusive access to select exhibitors to make informed decisions. 
  • Solution Provider Sessions: Sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions. 
  • Face-to-Face Sponsor Meetings: Discuss your technology requirements with qualified solution providers. 
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group.
  • Network with Peers: 500+ senior business and IT leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives.

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Agenda Tracks

Hot Topics

  • Automation
  • Cloud management
  • AIOps
  • Containers
  • Hybrid and bimodal IT
  • Software-defined infrastructure
  • Hyperconverged infrastructure
  • Digital workplace and end-user computing
  • Edge computing
  • Attracting, developing and retaining IT personnel
  • Changing the IT culture
  • I&O cost optimization

Senior Executive Circle

This forum is exclusively available to the most senior infrastructure and operations leader from each organization attending the Gartner Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Summit.

This exclusive program provides an opportunity to network and collaborate with peers and learn current trends and best practices. The Gartner Infrastructure and Operations Leadership Circle features exclusive roundtables, peer to peer sessions, networking opportunities as well as access to all programming in the main Summit agenda.

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Eligibility: Active Vice President title or the most senior data center, IT infrastructure and/or operations decisionmaker in the organization. Pre-qualification required. You must be registered for the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Summit in order to attend the Senior Executive Circle.


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data Center

The Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.




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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

Sydney, Australia


The Hilton Sydney is located right in the heart of the Sydney CBD on George Street, close to shopping, entertainment and corporate offices. Just 30 minutes from Sydney International and Domestic airports and only 50m from Town Hall Station, Hilton Sydney is ideally located for business or leisure.

The Hilton Sydney is offering very competitive rates to attendees from 26th April to the 2nd May at this Gartner Summit. Room rates are $319 AUD (room only rate).
A credit card is required to secure your booking and prepayment of one night is required.
In order to book please click here to be taken to Hilton Sydney’s dedicated booking page.
Bookings must be made before 19th April or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.  

For any queries about hotel bookings please contact Ramona Rock at the Hilton Sydney on +61 2 9265 6046 or ramona.rock@Hilton.com

Hilton Sydney Hotel
488 George Street
Sydney, Australia - NSW 2000

The car park for the Hilton Hotel is owned and managed by Secure Parking and is located on Pitt St. Due to one way road systems on George Street, please note that car access to Sydney Hilton is via Pitt Street only. Please program 255 Pitt Street if using a car navigational device. Hilton Valet Parking is available ($81.00 for 24 hours) or enter the car park directly at casual parking rates. 
Car Parking Rates:
Hilton offers guests and event attendees a special discounted rate of Self-Parking for $57.50 (for up to 24 hours). Please validate your ticket at reception to get this discounted rate. Prices subject to change, without prior notice. 

MONDAY – FRIDAY (casual hourly rates)
0 – ½ hour $ 8.00
0.5 hour – 1 hour $29.00
1 hour – 2 hours $65.00
2 hours – 3 hours $79.00
3 + hours $84.00


Getting to the Hilton Sydney hotel from Sydney International Airport
By Taxi
From Sydney Airport, taxis are available to take you directly to the Hilton Sydney hotel. The journey normally takes around 30 minutes and costs approximately $45-$50.
By Car
Please program 255 Pitt Street if using a car navigational device.The Hilton Sydney hotel driveway, valet parking and car park are located 50 meters on the left side of Pitt Street Hotel Entrance. 
By Train
There is a Train Station located at both the Sydney Domestic and International Airports with a direct line to the city. Exit the train at Town Hall Station and the Hilton Sydney hotel is located adjacent to the Victoria Galleries, entry via Pitt Street or George Street, Travelling time is around 25 minutes and costs approximately $15 per person each way.
By Bus
From Sydney Domestic and International Airports a shuttle bus is available in front of the Arrivals Hall. The cost is approximately $16-$18 per person each way.

Alternatively for local travel within Sydney to the Hilton hotel, the Transport NSW webpage offers useful information and a travel planner - 131500.com.au

Please note

Due to George Street construction by NSW Government, travel times and routes may alter prior to your attendance at the Summit. For further information on the George St construction please visit the NSW Government website.