Gartner will organize Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference 2018 from Dec. 3 to 6 at Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The conference is a gathering of senior business and IT leaders, offering a breadth and depth of I&O topic coverage. The conference explores what makes a successful strategy – from artificial intelligence, automation, to cloud, IoT, and machine learning.
The conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to network and interact with over 2,500 of their peers from a wide number of sectors. The conference will host more than 120 exhibitors and help attendees to engage with more than 70 Gartner analysts.
The event will allow attendees to explore the latest technologies changing the infrastructure, operations and cloud landscape as well as pose tough questions and hear the latest research and recommendations from 60+ Gartner analysts, guest experts, and peers.
The four-day conference will touch upon several topics ranging from AIOps, machine learning, Cloud cost containment, Cloud and infrastructure management, Container deployment and management, Digital infrastructure futures, Disaster recovery as a service, Edge computing, Hyperconverged infrastructures, Interconnection/ colocation strategies, Leadership & Talent Management, Serverless computing, The future of IT operations, among others.
Some of the keynote speakers are Secretary Deborah Lee James, 23rd Secretary, United States Air Force; Mike Abrashoff, Former Commander, USS Benfold & Author; Salim Ismail, founding executive director/global ambassador, Singularity University; Dr Kelly McGonigal, health psychologist and lecturer, Stanford University; David Cappuccio, VP distinguished analyst at Gartner, Mike Chuba, managing VP at Gartner, Robert Naegle, research VP at Gartner; Tiny Haynes, research director at Gartner; Mindy Cancila, managing VP at Gartner.
There are three categories of exhibitors at the conference – Premier, Platinum, and Silver. Some of the Premier exhibitors are Cisco, Dell EMC, Equinix, HPE, Hitachi, IBM, Inspur, Intel, Lenovo, among others.
Some of the Platinum exhibitors are AWS, Bigpanda, Cyxtera, Oracle, ivanti, Nlyte, Curvature, among others. Some of the Silver sponsors are AppNeta, XebiaLabs, Virtual Instruments, Wasabi, Webair, VictorOps, Versa Networks, Technologent, SUSE, Supermicro, ScienceLogic, Schneider Electric, among others.