(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – HostingCon 2014 drew to a close on Wednesday night in Miami Beach, FL, concluding the three day conference where hundreds of the world’s cloud, data centers, managed hosting, re-sellers, and colocation professionals gathered together.
On Monday the event kicked off with multiple educational sessions discussing topics on the cloud, global hosting issues, this year’s hosting mergers, and colocation services. Chip Bell, author of The 9 ½ Principles of Innovative Service, closed the evening with his keynote presentation, “Innovative Services: Strategies for Creating Growth and Bottom Line Impact.”
Tuesday’s general session discussion examined how the world and tech industry has changed since Edward Snowden leaked numerous NSA documents last year.
Other events of the day included two educational sessions discussing topics ranging from marketing techniques to Internet safety and privacy policies to customer insights.
Wednesday continued with two more educational sessions and a general session on how hosting providers need to become security providers in order to ensure that their company remains secure.
HostingCon 2015 will be held in San Diego, CA, at the San Diego Convention Center from July 27-29.