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The Business of IT – Technology, People and Process

Interop 2020: Why Attend

Elevating IT

Interop provides IT professionals a place to unite, connect and learn. We enable the IT community to discover the newest and most valuable IT strategies for their organizations all under one roof. As one of the few remaining independent events for Networking and IT Pros, Interop is committed to focusing on the needs of our community with cutting-edge and unbiased content.

Resources for Navigating the New Normal

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Fueled by our sister brands Dark Reading, InformationWeek, ITPro Today, Network Computing, and Data Center Knowledge we have developed a dedicated resource page addressing the many IT and productivity challenges brought on by a surge in remote working.


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We’re so excited to be in Austin in 2020!

  • Mark your calendars, Interop is two-stepping to the giant tech and business hub of Austin, Texas
  • We’re excited to be embedded in a community that is a-buzz with technology and passionate about the opportunity it presents
  • Austin is ranked top metro market in the US for information technology (IT) job opportunities and quality of life considerations, according to the second annual Tech Town Index compiled by CompTIA
  • We'll be centrally located at the Austin Convention Center allowing attendees to experience everything Austin has to offer
  • And, oh yeah, Austin is also known for its vibrant entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor settings

Welcome to Austin

Conference Topics

We aim to nurture every aspect of your career by offering content across all key technologies, plus areas that help you develop the skills necessary for managing a successful IT organization.

Conference Sessions

With over 60 to choose from, these 50-minute sessions allow you to pick a variety of classes across different topics, technologies, and leadership classes, letting you build a personal program that suits your business objectives. Hear from peers experiencing the same challenges you are, making your takeaways practical and actionable.

IT Automation - Getting Started and Best Practices
Vicky Rose (Executive IT Architect, IBM)

Machine Learning in a Hurry
Yung Chou (Azure Support Engineer, Microsoft)

Digital Transformation Through GitOps and Infrastructure as Code
Autumn Rudolph  (Manager GTM Solutions, Cisco)

Using Neuroscience For DevOps
Helen Beal (DevOpsologist, DevOps Institute)

An Open Approach to Collaboration in the Multi-cloud Era
Curtis Peterson (SVP, Cloud Operations, Ring Central)

Building Cybersecurity Into Building Blocks of an Organization
Allen Ohanian (Chief Information Security Officer, LA County DCFS)

The New Metrics of Automation
JP Morgenthal (VP & CTO for the Americas, Automation Anywhere)

Devops Pizza Shop: Introducing Devops Fundamentals Through Visualization and Real-World Scenarios
Tyler Auerbeck (Site Reliability Engineer, Red Hat)


Interop offers extensive trainings which are designed to improve the way you do business. From hands-on workshops to certification training – the immersive trainings are sure to serve you and your team’s needs.  We’re excited to announce in addition to new trainings we will be bringing back a few of our most popular programs such as Network Automation Summit by Network to Code, DevOps Foundation Certification by DevOps Institute and Cybersecurity Crash Course by Dark Reading.

Be the first to know about newly added 2020 sessions, trainings, and speakers, plus keep up with the latest technology trends in the IT industry.

View Highlights From 2019

Be inspired by industry thought leaders. On our 2019 event mainstage we heard from Intel, NCAA, Accenture Technology Vision, and more!

Photos from our 2019 event, including our attendee party, 5K run, morning yoga, sessions, and more!

Takeaways and reflections: expert advice, predictions, trends, and more from InformationWeek editors.

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