HCTS – Europe Registration Now Open

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – The Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit – Europe, taking place 28-29 June 2011 at The Landmark London, is the premier forum for executives in the hosting, cloud-computing, datacentre and Internet infrastructure sectors. Executive thought-leaders from across the Internet infrastructure sector will come together to learn, network and map out strategies for today’s rapidly changing marketplace. The program at the Summit provides a complete overview of the opportunities and challenges facing the hosting and cloud industries in a power-packed two-day format.

Event Agenda
Tier1 and 451 Research Analysts will guide the discussion and provide in-depth market analysis on these key topics:
• A perfect storm – why cloud is irresistible and what you can do
• State of the cloud – including movers, shakers and who’s doing what
• Enterprise adoption – what are users doing and the progression of deployments
• Role of hosters, vendors and datacentre operators in the cloud value chain
• Mergers & acquisitions and investment & financing
• Privacy, security and legislative challenges in the cloud
• Impact of cloud computing on the hosting and infrastructure sectors
• Cloud-computing adoption – challenges and opportunities
• Cloud-building challenges and issues – what the technology solutions providers can offer
• Transitioning from traditional in-house IT and hosting to the cloud
To see the complete agenda, click here.

Featured Speakers
In addition to Tier1 Research and 451 Group analysts, this year’s HCTS-EU event will feature a number of high-profile thought leaders, including:
• Noted particle physicist Professor Brian Cox OBE
• News International CIO Paul Cheesbrough
• Stephen White of London Underground
• Joan Miller, Director of Parliamentary ICT at UK Parliament
• Dervish Tayyip, Legal Director, Cloud Computing, Microsoft

Value of Attending
Attendees value this event for three major reasons:
1. A content-rich conference program where industry leaders engage in discussions about the future of the industry
2. Exceptional networking and business development opportunities with a senior-level executive audience
3. Hard-hitting analysis and insight presented on-stage by analysts from Tier1 Research and The 451 Group
Representatives from across the hosting and cloud value chain – including hosting and infrastructure providers, software and hardware vendors, enterprise decision-makers, practitioners, and financiers – will be in attendance