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Gartner Announces Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2016

Sep 20, 2016 - Digital Journal, by Staff

Gartner Announces Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2016

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT):

  • What: Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2016
  • When: December 5 – 8, 2016
  • Where: The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV


Enterprise transformation is the new imperative for infrastructure, operations, and the data center – the impetus for business-driven strategies and investments. Gartner’s Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference addresses how to embrace agile deployment models that include cloud, containers, and micro services; manage an explosion of data; achieve ever-rising service levels; build a collaborative culture; and, succeed in the digital ecosystem and virtualized data center of the future.


2,600+ attendees in the following roles are attending the conference:

  • IT infrastructure and operations
  • Servers, storage, and backup
  • Mobile, cloud, and virtualization
  • Data center networking
  • Tracks
  • The conference agenda features 9 tracks covering the hottest infrastructure and operations topics:

Track A: Achieving an Agile Infrastructure
Track B: Optimizing IT Operations for a Digital World
Track C: Devising and Implementing an Effective Cloud Strategy
Track D: Compute Infrastructure – At the Heart of Digital Business
Track E: Redefining a Storage Strategy in the Age of Digital Business
Track F: Charting a Course for Your Data Center Infrastructure
Track G: Planning, Sourcing, and Managing Network Infrastructure
Track H: Managing Cost Optimization
Track I: Leading Infrastructure & Operations in the Era of Digital Business

Keynote Speakers

Guest Keynotes:

  • Rethinking the Infrastructure for the Day after Tomorrow: Peter Hinssen, Author, Entrepreneur, and Expert on Disruptive Innovation
  • The Art of Deception – How Hackers and Con Artists Manipulate You and What You Can Do About It: Kevin Mitnick

Gartner Keynote Interviews:

  • Data Center Innovation at LinkedIn: Sonu Nayyar, VP of Global Operations, LinkedIn
  • How Venture Capital Nourishes Innovation:
  • Peter Levine, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
  • Gary Spivak, Research Director, Gartner

Gartner Keynotes:

  • The Infrastructure and Operations Scenario – @ the Core of Change: Robert Naegle, Research VP, Gartner
  • Dave Russell, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
  • Applications and Infrastructure and Operations – When Worlds Collide: Katherine Lord, Research Director, Gartner
  • Jeff Schulman, Managing VP, Gartner
  • Conference Wrap-Up – Interactive Polling Results From the Event:
  • Sheila Childs, Managing VP, Gartner
  • Mike Chuba, Managing VP, Gartner
  • Dave Russell, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

The Solution Showcase

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

Venue and Travel Details

Visit Gartner’s Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference for complete venue and travel details.


Members of the media can register for the conference by contacting Christy Pettey, [email protected] or Amy Forni: [email protected]

Social Media

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerDC, as well as Gartner’s other social channels here.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The company delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, Gartner is the valuable partner to clients in approximately 10,000 distinct enterprises worldwide. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting, and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze, and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 8,100 associates, including more than 1,700 research analysts and consultants and clients in more than 90 countries. For more information, visit www.gartner.com.


Christy Pettey, 408-709-8220
Director, Public Relations
[email protected]
Amy Forni, 408-709-8220
PR Manager