451 Research‘s Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit North America 2012
is set for September 18-20 at the Aria in Las Vegas. The two-day event will give corporate leaders, industry visionaries, practitioners, financial professionals and end users the opportunity to come together to learn, network and map out strategies for today’s changing marketplace.
The event will include analysis and insight presented on stage by analysts of 451 Research including Tier 1 Research, ChangeWave Research, TheInfoPro and Uptime Institute divisions. 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.
Mike Brown, the renowned astronomer responsible for bringing about the demotion of Pluto to a “dwarf” planet, will present a keynote on his journey around the discovery of a lifetime on Wednesday, September 19. The author of ‘How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming’ will discuss his discovery of Eris, the largest object found in the solar system in 150 years, the surprising public reaction to his discovery and how it has literally changed the universe as we know it.
Other guest speakers include David Pogue who writes the tech column for The New York Times
every week, and in Scientific American
- Enterprise and SME Customers: What do they want?
- Managed Hosting in the Cloud Era
- Cloud Brokering and On-Ramps
- PaaS: What is the Business Model?
- Co-Location 2.0: Modular and efficiency as competitive weapons
- Funding, valuations, and exits
- Uncorking the network bottleneck: The impact of orchestration and virtualization
- Security and DevOps: Table stakes of doing business?
- Data Management as a Service
- Big Data: Off Premise Opportunities
Registration is now open. See the Hosting & Cloud Transformation Summit North America website 
for additional details.
3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89158
702-590-7757 or 866-359-7757
Room block rate is $199 + tax. Attendees can call the Hotel Reservation Department at (702) 590-7757 or (866) 359-7757. In order to receive the group rate, callers must identify their affiliation with Hosting Transformation Summit 2012
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