Microsoft Cloud and hosting summit 2017

Enterprise Mobility Transformation Ushers In New Trends and Opportunities

The enterprise mobility landscape is rapidly undergoing transformation, due to the emerging digital technologies like IoT, robotics, artificial intelligence, wearables, virtual reality and the BYOD trend. The widespread adoption of mobility solutions is a result of the increased productivity that an organization and the employees experience by using these solutions at work. The mobility, still an emerging technology, has played a pivotal role in bringing new opportunities and trends in the commercial device market in the year 2017. With BYOD device policies in trend, organizations see a considerable decrease in the hardware costs, as employees connect from their own devices – smartphones, tablets, laptops, Notebooks and convertibles through technologies like cloud computing, wireless IP ne...

Increased IoT adoption opens new door of opportunities for providers

Increase in the internet penetration rate, growing interconnected devices and BYOD trend in the organizations along with an increase in the new technologies is leading to growth in the Internet of Things (IoT). The term IoT is used for representing a system of interconnectedness of machines, computing devices via internet, allowing easy exchange of data. As per the data released by Microsoft in the Hosting and Cloud summit 2017, IoT is impacting all sizes of businesses from manufacturing, infrastructure, logistics, transportation to government and is helping organizations with insightful data and analytics. It also promotes asset management and remote monitoring. The coming years can see several inventions around IoT, like smart lighting to take control over energy consumption, smart parki...

New Market Opportunities for Entry Level Cloud MSPs with Increased Cloud Migration

New market opportunities to emerge for entry-level cloud MSPs with increasing migration to the cloud, as per a 451 Microsoft commissioned research that was unveiled in Microsoft Hosting and Cloud Summit 2017 at Bellevue, last month. Public cloud spending is expected to reach $500B by 2020 as per the IDC CloudView 2016 Survey,  due to key change drivers like – CTO/IT, EOL technologies, Shadow IT and more. The role of the Private/Hybrid cloud is expected be the most relevant in the coming times. As per a Pulse Gatepoint Research, March 2016, 46% of customers prefer Azure over any other public cloud, with AWS standing at 42%. All this and more data were revealed through a study called Workload and Application migration to Azure – Your Path to Recurring Revenue at MHS 2017 which discussed abou...

Microsoft to Aid MSPs and Cloud Providers to Gain in New Era of Digital Transformation

The 2017 Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit that is being held in Bellevue, Washington, is attended by nearly 500 partners from different industry verticals, who are here to explore various opportunities in the digital transformation era. Aziz Benmalek, Microsoft VP – Worldwide hosting & Managed Service providers, who gave a presentation at the summit, shared findings from a Microsoft commissioned study conducted by 451 Research, in a blog. The study reveals that huge opportunities exist for Microsoft cloud partners to aid customers with managed services and implementations in the hybrid cloud in the era of digital transformation. More than ever before, customers are looking to a single trusted advisor to provide transformation-oriented managed services and hybrid implementation. Custo...

Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit to commence tomorrow

The 2017 Microsoft Cloud and hosting summit is all set to begin tomorrow. The three-day event from 21st March, 2017 to 23rd March, 2017 will bring together leaders and key decision makers of the IT industry and cloud service providers, including Telco’s, hosters, MSPs, SI and ISVs to network and share ideas for new business opportunities. The summit will be held at Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Washington, USA. Among interactive sessions, breakout tracks and workshops, the summit will provide the attendees with a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders including Microsoft technologists, Microsoft Hosting and Managed Service Providers team and other executives. The insightful exchanges will help them to come up with new ideas, partnerships and understanding to lead their ...

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