More than 2,500 Top Representatives from 21 Nations have Registered for the World’s Largest Hosting Event
Web Hosting News – Huerth/Cologne – The web hosting sector is gathering in Germany from March 18 to 20, when intergenia AG together with about 50 high-class international partners invites to WebhostingDay 2009. The world’s largest hosting conference celebrates its fifth jubilee in 2009; and it beats all former records with this year’s event. The attendee limit for the event location – Phantasialand in Bruehl near Cologne – has been reached for the first time with over 2,500 registered visitors from 21 nations. In comparison to the previous year, this number signifies an increase of about 150 percent.
The organizers can also register a great success concerning the number of partners. While there have already been 40 companies last year, who contributed to WebhostingDay with talks and fair booths, this number could be enhanced to more than 50 in 2009. Among those companies, there are many well-known and internationally operating enterprises like Microsoft, Intel, AMD, Parallels, Interxion, HP or Fujitsu Siemens Computers.
With this figures, WebhostingDay defies the world-wide financial crisis as well as the regressive trend which becomes apparent at many trade fairs like CeBIT. “The reasons are probably that WebhostingDay, due to its numerous partner companies as well as the great professional quality of its visitors, forms an optimal platform to meet the top players of the industry”, explains intergenia’s president Thomas Strohe. “The who’s who of the European hosting sector is going to visit WebhostingDay or exhibit there.” Like in the year 2008, when more than 50 percent of the visitors came from the CEO/CTO level.
In the mornings, WebhostingDay starts with the main.FORUM, where successful masterminds from the industry report about topics affecting the web hosting business. Amongst others, Allen Clark from Microsoft, Shannon Poulin from Intel, Serguei Belloussov from Parallels and Jochen Polster from AMD will be holding a talk. In the afternoons, the hosting. SESSIONs are held, where industry experts talk about news and facts worth knowing all around the topics hosting and internet. Speakers will be, for example, Michael Homborg from Fujitsu Siemens Computers or Lex Coors from Interxion.
The technical program is rounded up by hosting.FAIR, a trade fair where the partner companies present their products and services and enter into close dialog with the visitors. On the second event day, CloudCamp will be held parallel to WebhostingDay. Early adopters of cloud computing techniques come together in order to exchange about experiences, challenges and solutions.
Of course, fun shall not be missed out for the sake of business. Therefore, visitors may use the attractions in between and celebrate together with industry colleagues at the extraordinary parties in the evenings. And for those, who would like to conclude WebhostingDay with some final business talks, BizBrunch on March 20 will offer the right surroundings.
Information about the organizer: intergenia AG belongs to the leading suppliers of professional web hosting and server solutions in Europe. As a pioneer in the area of dedicated server hosting in Germany, the company represents a perfect synergy of innovation, high-tech and know-how with its brands PlusServer, serverloft and SERVER4YOU.
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