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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. But where do you start?

  • You must architect a cloud-centric infrastructure and forge a path to the IT future that meets the needs of the business.
  • You must link business and IT initiatives to seize digital opportunity becoming a champion of creativity and collaboration between I&O and business leaders.
  • Reskill the workforce to ensure an agile future, embracing new roles, skills and relationships.

Join us at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Summit 2018, 3 - 4 April in São Paulo, and develop the vital connections between technologies, relationships and cultural influences, with a special focus on leadership in every I&O role. Guided by the latest Gartner findings and inputs from I&O leaders around the world, this year’s event will present fresh, research-based content with actionable, unbiased advise.

The Summit is designed for professionals in the following roles:
Roles Include:
  • CEOs, CIOs, CFOs
  • Head of I&O
  • I&O Strategy & Planning

IT Executives
Roles Include:
  • IT Infrastructure Director
  • Data Center Director
  • Network Manager
  • Comms Manager
Data Center & IT Infrastructure
Roles Include:
  • IT Operations
  • IT Service Management
  • IT Service Delivery
  • IT service Desk Manager
  • Application Support
  • DevOps Manager
IT Operations
Roles Include:
  • Enterprise Architects
  • IT Strategists/Planners
  • CTO
  • I&O Project Managers
IT Leaders

What You Will Learn


  • Get live access to the latest Gartner research for I&O leaders
  • Discover the latest trends and their impact: AI, edge computing, DevSECOps…
  • Exchange ideas about your cloud, IoT and mobile strategy with 14 Gartner analysts and 800 of your I&O peers
  • Boost your ability to apply DevOps, optimize cost, or create an agile infrastructure
  • Arm yourself for choosing and negotiating with megavendors and cloud providers
  • Execute against your I&O strategy with 30, 60 and 90-day how-to action steps included in every Gartner analyst presentation
  • Elevate your leadership and learn how to communicate better, foster disruption, and drive change in processes, technologies, and culture

Features & Benefits


  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • 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: +800 of senior business and IT leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives

What's Included


  • Access to our analysts 
  • Gartner analyst one-on-one meetings
  • Solution Showcase
  • Networking lunches and receptions
  • Agenda planning through Events Navigator
  • Special benefits for Alumni

Learn more about pricing & registration

Frequently Asked Questions


Get answers to your questions here

             


Agenda

We are pleased to share our full 2018 agenda, featuring comprehensive tracks to drill down on the hottest IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center topics based on your role, experience level and key focus. 

2018 Tracks

A. Data Center: Reinvigorating the Core
B. Cloud and Infrastructure Delivery Strategies
C. IT Operations and DevOps
D. Innovation and Infrastructure Agility

Spotlight Track (These track showcase a selection of sessions from across the agenda based on the topic below):
E. Leadership and Cultural Transformation
F. Cost Optimization

Hot Topics

  • Top Trends and New Technologies. A Look Ahead On New And Emerging Technologies And How To Get Ready For Them Now
  • Cloud, Edge and More. Shift From Traditional Delivery Models To A Hybrid World
  • Agility & Innovation. Exploring DevSecOps, IoT, AI, ML, Hyperconvergence, SDx, Containers,  Serverless and more
  • Infrastructure Modernization, Cost Optimization and IT-Driven Business Value
  • I&O Leadership and Cultural Transformation, Supporting a Successful digital business

Key Benefits of Attending

  • Get live access to the latest Gartner research for I&O leaders
  • Discover the latest trends and their impact: AI, edge computing, DevSECOps…
  • Exchange ideas about your cloud, IoT and mobile strategy with 16 Gartner analysts and 800 of your I&O peers
  • Boost your ability to apply DevOps, optimize cost, or create an agile infrastructure
  • Arm yourself for choosing and negotiating with megavendors and cloud providers
  • Execute against your I&O strategy with 30, 60 and 90-day how-to action steps included in every Gartner analyst presentation
  • Elevate your leadership and learn how to communicate better, foster disruption, and drive change in processes, technologies, and culture

Key Takeaways From the 2017 Conference


More than 700 attendees participated in on-site benefits, heard the latest I&O presentations from the Gartner Research community on today’s most pressing topics, attended workshops run by expert analysts and industry leaders, heard real-life experiences during peer case studies, engaged in  ask the analyst sessions and one-on-one meetings with Gartner analysts, and checked out the latest solutions at the Solution Showcase.  
"Very organized event in a great place, everything worked perfectly, the presentations were fast, which showed objectivity, it was my first participation and the central theme was well chosen."

- Luiz Gallo, CIO - COPASA

Optimize Your Attendance


You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting  (30 min)
  • Ask to the analyst sessions*
  • Workshops*
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking lunch, refreshments and receptions

Sign-up to be among the first to receive our 2018 Agenda

* pre-registration required



Exhibitors

Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data Center

The Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations 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.

  • Learn more about the exhibitor experience.
  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit.  

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Exhibitor Interactions


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Venue & Travel

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Venue

Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management and Data Center Summit 2018 will take place at the Sheraton Sao Paulo, WTC Hotel. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

Sheraton São Paulo WTC Hotel
Nacoes Unidas Ave 12559
Brooklin Novo
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil - 04578-903

Distance to Airports:
Congonhas Airport(CGH)

  • Travel Distance: Approximately 6.0 km/3.73 miles
Guarulhos International Airport (GRU)
  • Travel Distance: Approximately 35.0 km/21.75 miles
Options for getting to and from the hotel include: 
  • Taxi (24 hours), 99 Taxi and Uber
  • Nearest train station: Berrini Station - Travel distance: Approximately: 600 meters