HostingCon 2012 kicked off Monday in Boston, featuring many educational sessions and networking opportunities. Topics included issues of the day such as the Megaload shutdown, competing in the public cloud space and how entrepreneurs can taking their hosting company to the next level.
Professor Noam Wasserman of Harvard Business School delivered the afternoon keynote, diving into his extensive research on "founders' dilemmas" - the key decision points in founding a company and the tough choices facing successful entrepreneurs.(Photo: Colleen Miller)
Attorney W. David Snead discussed the Megaupload case and how hosting companies should stay abreast of copyright and trademark laws that impact their business. (Photo: Colleen Miller)
Ditlev Bredahl of OnApp examined the challenge hosting companies face because of the commoditization of the cloud market. (Photo: Colleen Miller)
HostingCon attendees chat in the hallway in the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The event afforded participants many opportunities to network with peers. (Photo: Colleen Miller)