Colotraq CEO Dany Bouchedid to Lead Panel Discussion on Cloud Migration Strategies

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Colotraq, the foremost global sourcing advisory firm and master agency for data center infrastructure (DCI) services, announced today that its CEO, Dany Bouchedid, was selected to moderate a panel discussion at Information Management Network’s Provider Forum on Financing & Investing in Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure.

The conference will be held at the Conrad New York Hotel in New York City on May 28-29 and will focus on the critical business issues that data center provider C-level executives must face. In attendance will be a cross-section of the industry’s leading data center, colocation and cloud service providers, enterprise end-users, data center/colocation tenants and Cloud service consumers, Banks, PE firms, venture capitalists and other investors in the industry.

The panel in which Bouchedid will participate is entitled “Building Successful Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud Offerings – Migration Strategies for Data Center Providers”. The emphasis of the session is on the steps that data center providers need to take to migrate to offering Cloud services and all of the associated decisions and issues surrounding the process.

“This conference and this particular session truly reflects how the industry has embraced IT convergence as it specifically addresses cloud migration and adoption in the data center arena,” said Bouchedid. “I’m honored to be part of such an exciting movement that will impact data center infrastructure strategies for decades to come,” continued Bouchedid.

Topics to be discussed on the panel include: assessing the various strategies for data center providers to offer Cloud services, what’s involved in choosing the Cloud architectures (public, private or hybrid), infrastructure requirements, economies of scale and scalability issues, security concerns, time to market, cost-competitive pricing, common challenges and obstacles to enterprise end-user adoption, and more. For more information on this event, visit:

About Colotraq

Colotraq is the foremost global sourcing advisory firm and master agency for data center infrastructure (DCI) such as colocation, managed hosting, cloud and related network services. Since 1999, Colotraq has been helping find DCI solutions for businesses and institutions worldwide through its unrivaled network of over 400 service providers in over 1,300 cities across 140 countries and territories. Colotraq can instantly match customer requirements from a single rack to thousands of square feet of data center space and related managed or network services.