451 Research has announced that Michelle Bailey, vice president, digital infrastructure and datacenter initiatives; Kelly Morgan, research manager, multi-tenant datacenters; and Carl Brooks, analyst, infrastructure services will be speaking at HostingCon 2013, which will be held June 17 – 19 in Austin, Texas. 451 Research will also be exhibiting at HostingCon (Booth #232).
Enterprises Increasingly Turning to Hybrid Cloud and Colocation Deployments
Michelle Bailey will participate in a panel discussion that assesses demand for hybrid services while looking at performance and deployment issues.
Date: June 18 at 9 a.m.
Session Description: Hybrid hosting is gaining significant momentum, supported by the latest technological advances. More customers than ever expect to integrate colocated environments with a public cloud through a single provider, or use cross-connects to leverage an ecosystem of clouds. In this informative session, you will learn more about the level of demand in hybrid services. As you begin to see the potential market, you will have an opportunity to learn about the performance and latency issues you may encounter, the value of extending your colocation-cloud hybrid across geographies, and the risks of cannibalization.
Expanding Datacenter Presence Internationally
Kelly Morgan will participate in a panel that looks at strategies for extending datacenter presence to Europe and Asia.
Date: June 17 at 3:15 p.m.
Session Description: Like most industries, hosting is a global business. Your customers come from all around the world and often need to serve end users across every continent. As a result, organizations want infrastructure located close to end users to reduce latency and maximize performance. In this panel session, industry experts will discuss approaches and strategies to building a datacenter presence in Europe and Asia. You will learn about the benefits and pitfalls of building a datacenter or leasing space, key features to look for in a partner, and what fast performance can do for your business overseas.
Monetizing Developer Hosting
Carl Brooks will participate in a panel discussion that discusses the market opportunity for development hosting.
Panel: Monetizing Developer Hosting
Date: June 18 at 3 p.m.
Session Description: Development hosting is a huge untapped market. If you can attract developers to your platform at the beginning of a project, chances are they will use you for production, too. In this panel, you will hear about the opportunities for setting up development hosting, and the best tools available. Developers and hosts will discuss the importance of stacks, balancing development, test, stage and production sites, and handling team and source code management. Armed with this information, you can enter a new market to increase your customer base and revenue.