Parallels Announces APAC Summit
Parallels has announced that it will gather some of the biggest names in the industry of cloud services to discuss the future and profitability of cloud computing in Asia in APAC Parallels Summit on September 24 to 26.
Speakers at the Summit include executives from Microsoft, Go Daddy, VeriSign and open Xchange will address critical issues surrounding the adoption of public services of clouds in the region, including security, bandwidth costs, service availability and reliability, the viability of suppliers and maturity.
In addition, Parallels will host a panel of cloud services that will explore the environmental factors that affect business models, addressing issues such as the automation of debate between virtualization, applications, competition and industry convergence . Confirmed participants include Bhavin Turakhia of Directives (India), Daryl Webb Webvisions (Singapore), Jason Frisch Tsukaeru.net (Japan), Michael McGoogan of AussieHQ (Australia) and Hong PacHosting Natalie (Hong Kong).
Small businesses are among the fastest adopters of cloud services that allows them access to enterprise-class IT services in a cost-effective and flexible. The Asia-Pacific Summit of Parallels to take a close look what hosters take into account in shaping the small business market, including a focus on partnerships and relationships with customers, not just price.
“As hosting providers are prepared to compete in the fast-paced virtualization and cloud computing worlds, the APAC Parallels Summit is designed to give cloud providers with the knowledge and strategies to position one step ahead of the competition, “said John Eng, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Asia-Pacific Parallels. “We want to hear the views of some of the best minds in the industry in the region to create a project that will benefit both small businesses and the development of Cloud services in Asian markets.”
Daryl Webb, CIO, Webvisions Pte Ltd, said: “I have no doubt that the APAC Parallels Summit will provide a valuable platform to shape the direction of the Cloud adoption in Asia. I hope the audience will take this opportunity collaboration to grow the ecosystem, that we have an open and frank discussion about market realities, challenges, problems and solutions. ”
“The Asia-Pacific Summit of Parallels is the largest conference in Asia in cloud computing, which brings together the best and brightest players in this field. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn the latest trends and fuel innovation. With a growing number of companies in Asia to change platforms Cloud, as an amalgam of the best in the industry can only help increase growth and customer adoption, “says Bhavin Turakhia, founder and CEO of Directives .
Turakhia continues: “In a highly dynamic and changing business like ours, it is important that all businesses in this industry to identify the latest business trends, analyze the reasons for success and continue to innovate and deliver new dynamic products to customers. I expect that this Summit will be a fantastic opportunity to achieve all this and more! ”
The APAC Parallels Summit 2010 is open to all hosters and cloud service providers, including web hosting, telecommunications, communication services providers, distributors, VARs and ISVs. To register for free or for more information, visit www.parallels.com / summit / APAC.