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    Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Summit 2018
    June 26 - 27, 2018

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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. 

The Summit is designed for individuals in the following roles:

Who Should Attend:
Roles Include:
  • IT infrastructure and IT operations
  • Data center and cloud Strategies
  • Storage, servers and networking
  • Cost and value optimization Strategies
  • IT leadership
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery
IT Operations & Facilities
Roles Include:
  • Desktop Engineering & Operations
  • End User Computing
  • Client Computing Operations
  • End User Computing, I&O
  • Cloud Practice
  • Cloud Service Creation Lead
  • Cloud Ops
  • Domain Leader, Cloud
Mobile & Cloud
Roles Include:
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Infrastructure Engineer 
  • Servers & Storage
  • Distributed Server & Storage
  • Enterprise Storage Manager
  • Storage and Backup Operations
Servers & Storage
Roles Include:
  • Network Services
  • Enterprise Network Engineering and Delivery
  • Network Engineer
  • Principal Network Architect
  • Telecomm Network Analyst
  • Data Center Services
  • Virtualization Engagement
  • Change Management
Data Center Networking

What You Will Learn

  • Align I&O tightly to the needs of the business
  • Deal with ITIL and process improvements
  • Take virtualization to the next level with best practices
  • Deliver measurable ROI
  • Dispel the hype surrounding cloud computing and develop a long term strategy
  • Manage aging infrastructure and the challenges of modernization and increase efficiency
  • Fund and support your 2018 and 2019 new business initiatives
  • Learn how to get ahead of the curve on mobility

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
  • Analyst-User Roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours.
  • 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: Hundreds of senior business and IT leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives

Frequently Asked Questions

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We are pleased to announce that our full 2018 agenda, complete with three dedicated tracks focusing on Reinvigorating the Data Center, Cloud Strategies and Agile IT Infrastructure & Operaions will be complemented by two virtual tracks with multiple sessions focusing on Leadership and Security, will soon be published.  

2018 Tracks

  • Reinvigorating the Data Center
  • Cloud Strategies
  • Infrastructure Agility & IT Operations

Special 2018 Latin America Focus: Security & Leadership

Optimize Your Attendance

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

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst User Roundtables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Evening Receptions and Entertainment
  • Lunches & Coffee Breaks

Sign-up to be among the first to recieve our 2019 Agenda


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner Analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Highlighted Speakers

  • David Cappuccio
    David Cappuccio

    VP & Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

  • Mark Hung
    Mark Hung

    Research Director, Gartner

  • Katherine Lord
    Katherine Lord

    Research Director, Gartner

  • Daniel Barros
    Daniel Barros

    Research Director, Gartner

  • Donald Feinberg
    Donald Feinberg

    VP & Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

  • Henrique Cecci
    Henrique Cecci

    Research Director, Gartner


Federico de Silva
Federico de Silva

Research Director & Conference Chairman, Gartner

Mr. De Silva Leon helps technology and service providers identify market opportunities and create successful competitive strategies. In this role, he is a strategic advisor for established providers and startup companies seeking to understand the changing APM and infrastructure monitoring market landscape.

Additionally, Mr. De Silva Leon advises infrastructure and IT operations leaders on APM tools and vendor selection, as well as on their APM strategy.

A native Spanish speaker with extensive coverage of Latin America for more than 15 years, Mr. De Silva Leon helps clients and end-user organizations with market and technology strategies in this important emerging region.

What We Hear About Our Speakers

Two of the most productive days in my year. I am leaving armed with the latest trends and advice I need to tackle my projects on Monday!

- Marco Perez Guillen, Director Felco, S.A. de C.V.


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Data Center

The IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & 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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Venue & Travel

Mexico City


Hotel Camino Real - Polanco is the venue for our Summit in Mexico City.  The hotel is one of the finest examples of "Modern" Mexican architecture and enjoys a reputation as an icon of local style and luxury among the many hotels in this area of the city.  - Reserve your room today!

Camino Real Polanco, Mexico
Mariano Escobedo 700 Col. Anzures
México D.F. , Mexico - 11590