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    Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit 2017
    June 27 - 28, 2017

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The Premier Destination for Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Leaders in Latin America

Enterprise transformation is the new imperative for the data center, infrastructure and operations, the impetus for business-driven strategies and investments.  As a leader charged with delivering on the transformation promise, you must be an enabler—embracing agile deployment models that include cloud, containers and micro services, managing an explosion of data, and achieving ever-rising service levels. You must be an influencer—working in a collaborative culture built on new business relationships and financial acumen. Most of all, you must be a transformer—laying the foundation for the vast digital ecosystem and virtualized data center of the future.

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 2017 and 2018 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 share our full 2017 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. 

2017 Tracks

  • Cloud: balance between risks and opportunities
  • IT Operations: achieve operational excellence in a fast changing world
  • Data Center: stay agile in chaotic times

Special 2017 Latin America Focus: Cost Optimization 

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
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks
  • First Time Attendee Orientation Program

Sign-up to be among the first to recieve our 2017 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

  • Henrique Cecci
    Henrique Cecci

    Research Director & Conference Chairman


  • Federico de Silva
    Federico de Silva

    Research Director, Gartner

  • Katherine Lord
    Katherine Lord

    Research Director, Gartner

  • Daniel Barros
    Daniel Barros

    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 & 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