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Cloud Technology Conferences That You Should Attend In 2020

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If you want to feed your curiosity monster or try something new as your next marketing channel or learn directly from experts or network and meet like-minded people; we know a place – Conferences. And if you are from cloud domain, you are lucky enough to be showered with plenty of conferences to attend; that too worldwide. The increase in the rate of cloud adoption led different organizations and communities to come together to host events. Cloud conferences 2020

The events focus on different agendas such as strategies, security, trends of the market, etc. We’ve listed down the most important conferences commencing in 2020 at different locations around the globe in the chronological order.

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1. CMI Co:Next 2020

A flagship event hosted by Cloud Management Insider (CMI). This is a one-day conference, and attendees include high-end CXOs representing digital native businesses. Be a part of the conversations that would propel cloud technology in 2020 and beyond. The event line up includes a keynote session, expert panel discussions, and one-on-one fire chat between an industry professional and an analyst.

When: January 24th
Where: New Delhi, India

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2. Microsoft Ignite Tour 2019-2020

Microsoft has turned the tables in 2019 with various partnerships, acquisitions, and product updates to affirm the biggest threat to Amazon’s cloud crown. This led to the popularity of Microsoft’s conferences, hosting audiences who are eager to know more about them and possibly pay for their services. The Microsoft Ignite tour is bringing the industry-leading conference in the city near you. For now, Microsoft Ignite Tour has covered 5 locations out of 28. So, you still have too much to cover. The tour is spread throughout the year 2020.

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3. Cloud Expo Europe

If you are in Europe, then this is the event to go. This is the UK’s biggest and best-attended tech gathering. The speakers’ list is exhaustive, with more than 800 industry professionals lined up to deliver their learning and new insights.

When: March 11th – 12th
Where: London, UK

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4. Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit

Gartner is one of the leading research IT firms. At this event, Gartner promises attendees to serve with the information needed to manage the acceleration of multifactor authentication (MFA) deployments, improve governance, and strengthen privileged access management (PAM) practices to prevent breaches.

Here is the list of all the global venues:

When: March 12th – 13th
Where: London, U.K.

When: July 27th – 28th
Where: Sydney, Australia

When: September 3rd – 4th
Where: Mumbai, India

When: September 14th – 16th
Where: London, U.K.

When: December 8th – 10th
Where: Las Vegas, NV

When: TBA 2020
Where: Dubai, UAE

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5. CloudFest 2020

CloudFest 2020 is the second in a three-year theme arc. This year’s CloudFest will explore how the cloud industry is preparing for the AI evolution in terms of technology, oversight, economics, and morality. The key focus will be on how AI helps you maximize the potential that hypervisor partnership offers.

When: March 14th – 19th
Where: Europa-Park, Germany

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6. KubeCon + CloudNative Con Europe 2020

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud-native communities. Join Kubernetes, Prometheus, Envoy, CoreDNS, containerd, Fluentd, TUF, Jaeger, Vitess, OpenTracing, gRPC, CNI, Notary, NATS, Linkerd, Helm, Rook, Harbor, etcd, Open Policy Agent, CRI-O, TiKV, CloudEvents and Falco as the community gathers for four days to further the education and advancement of cloud-native computing.

When: March 30th – April 2nd
Where: Zuidas, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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7. Google Cloud Next

Google Cloud Next is the annual conference. Every year Google gathers brightest minds in tech for 3 days of networking, learning, and collaboration. It’s Google, you can expect big announcements, sharpest industry minds to feed you the insights and information around Google Cloud Platform’s services. Experience the magic of Google Cloud Next alongside IT professionals, developers, executives, and Google experts.

When: April 6th – 8th
Where: San Francisco, California

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8. CloudTalk Global 2020

The event has earned a reputation as one of the biggest events in the Middle East. CloudTalk Global is the largest Cloud Tech event in Eurasia, contributing to the Cloud industry through inspiring speakers, technological panels, and workshops. Also, it offers excellent networking opportunities to discover new business contacts and product ideas relevant to cloud technology.

When: April 21st
Where: İstanbul, Turkey

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9. Cloud Summit 2020

Cloud Summit is another cloud conference but at a much larger scale and surely earned a reputation. Attendees can enjoy more than 50+ cutting-edge breakout sessions, world-class keynote speakers, and access to unlimited industry solutions with the latest GTM innovations that are reshaping the future of tech. And you’ll get it all Miami Beach-style. What are you waiting for?

When: May 12th – 14th
Where: Miami Beach, Florida

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10. Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit

This event features significant trends, topics, and technologies, influencing the future direction of Enterprise Architecture (EA). The focus on EA brings cloud to the center as it is the pivot for digital transformation. Attend the sessions and workshops led by various Gartner experts and analysts.

When: May 17th – 19th
Where: Orlando, Florida

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11. Micro Focus Universe

Micro Focus Universe is the premier event for customers and partners. It is a three-day event with sessions ranging from one-on-one meetings with Micro Focus leaders to hands-on workshops with industry thought leaders. This year the event will be hosted at two venues in two different countries.

When: March 17th -19th
Where: The Hague, Netherlands

When: May 19th – 21st
Where: San Antonio, Texas

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12. Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2020 is the one place you can go to hear independent experts on what matters most now and how to prepare for what’s ahead. In the cloudy IT world, security is raising serious concerns. You’ll learn how to create the security and integrated risk management plans you need to give your organization the freedom to grow and innovate with confidence. Security and risk leaders gather at this event every year to update and improve their approach to vulnerability management.

When: June 1st – 4th
Where: National Harbor, Maryland

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13. Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference

Gartner has a robust research portfolio when it comes to serving clients with IT market analysis. This event brings I&O leaders to address the present needs and work towards foolproof strategies. The conversations, presentations, sessions, and workshops provide attendees with information on how to accelerate innovation that includes agility, scalability that too at a minimum cost.

Here is the list of all the global venues:

When: June 10th – 11th
Where: London, U.K.

When: November 23rd -24th
Where: London, U.K.

When: December 7th – 11th
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

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14. International Conference on Cloud Computing

The International Conference on Cloud Computing has been a prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of cloud computing, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of cloud computing.

When: June 22nd – 26th
Where: Honolulu, Hawaii

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15. Gartner Catalyst Conference

Gartner Catalyst Conference is a great event to build a solid digital foundation. The conference provides practical solutions and actionable advice. If you are a technical professional within applications, security and risk, infrastructure and operations, data and analytics, technical and solution, and software developers, then you should attend this event.

Here is the list of all the global venues:

When: August 24th – 27th
Where: San Diego, California

When: September 17th – 18th
Where: London, UK

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16. VMworld 2020

Vmworld is an annual event organized by Vmware. This is a top-notch event that anyone from IT can benefit from. This year the event primarily focuses on learning tracks such as Cloud, Networking & Security, and Emerging Trends. The event is more beneficial to those who have already hosted their cloud infrastructure on Vmware cloud to get product updates or those who are assessing Vmware as an alternative to get hands-on experience during the five-day conference.

When: August 30th – September 3rd
Where: San Francisco, California

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17. Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit

The event is hosted by 451 Research – global research and advisory firm. 451 Research generates the data-driven insight that empowers technology and service providers, IT leaders, and financial professionals to capitalize on their market opportunity. The event promises the same. Interact with industry thought leaders, peers, and market leaders to get a strong understanding of upcoming trends in cloud.

When: October 5th – 7th
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

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18. Cyber Security & Cloud Expo

The official name for this event is Cyber Security Expo North America 2020. The event returns to Silicon Valley with its second edition of the North American event. The event will highlight the most innovative advancements which are affecting IoT, 5G, Cyber Security, Cloud, Blockchain, AI, and Big Data. There will be real-life case studies and expert panel discussions.

When: November 4th – 5th
Where: Santa Clara, California

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19. AWS re:Invent 2020

This event requires no introduction. The biggest cloud event that holds the announcements around AWS, sessions, workshops, and also the MUSIC PARTY on the final day to boost you with energy after a four-day-long conference. The increase in the number of attendees justifies the popularity of the event. If you are starting your cloud journey or already planned out various milestones in the cloud strategy, then the event is for you. Why? The event holds various experience centers dedicated to different technologies such as ML, AI, etc. or multiple services like Compute, Storage, etc. You go where your interests take you.

When: November 30th – December 4th
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

For more information, click here.

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