Posts from Lindsay West

Less than a Week until HostingCon!

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Monday marks the beginning of this year’s highly anticipated HostingCon in Austin Texas, and the Flexiant team are looking forward to networking with around 2000 members in the industry.

FlexiantOur cloud experts will be on hand at stand 231 to showcase our innovations from the most recent release of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator version 3.1. All of the recent improvements are focussed on offering more flexibility and extensibility for cloud services.

Tony Lucas, Founder and Product Champion, will give a presentation on the 17th June entitled Building Your Cloud Services Business Through Differentiation (3:15-4:00 pm).  He will also participate in a panel on the 19th entitled How to Build a Cloud: Technologies, Pitfalls, and Challenges with other industry leaders and innovators (11:00 am -12:00 pm).

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HostingCon: Raise Your Game

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The catchphrase of this year’s HostingCon, held in Austin, Texas from June 17 – 19, is “Raise Your Game,” and that’s exactly what businesses in the hosting industry must do to maintain success.

Hosting Con- Flexiant

A recent Parallels’ SMB Cloud Insights report projected the global cloud services market to grow at 28% CAGR through 2015 to a forecasted $95 billion. As Kevin Gold, Vice President of Marketing at iNET Interactive and producer of HostingCon recently said, “Without a doubt, the web hosting and cloud services market is growing at a tremendous rate.”  HostingCon is the ideal event to attend to learn how to keep up.

Here at Flexiant, we have always been working to help keep those in the market informed and competitive with the learning center on our website.  This area is packed full of white papers, webinars, case studies, etc. Start learning here.

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451 Group’s Liam Eagle Discusses VPS and Beyond in Upcoming Webinar

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Next Thursday, May 16, 2013, Liam Eagle, analyst at 451 Research Group covering the Internet infrastructure business, will join Flexiant Founder and Product Champion, Tony Lucas in a webinar that will explore the strengths and benefits of moving from VPS to an IaaS platform. Register Now!

451-ResearchFlexiant and 451 Research discuss the service provider path from VPS to IaaS

May 16 2013 at 11AM EDT/ 4PM BST

This webinar comes as part of our on-going VPS and Beyond series which so far has explored:

  1. VPS versus Infrastructure as a Service: The definitions, differences and market opportunity
  2. Why IaaS: How IaaS can solve service providers and customers VPS problems and the capabilities necessary to reap these benefits

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Tomorrow- ‘How to Grow Your Cloud Services Business Through Resellers’

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Gartner, Forrester, 451 Research Group, GigaOM, Info-Tech, Bain, and even Citi Group have all confirmed that consumption of cloud services is growing faster than every other aspect of IT spend.

To maintain market traction and accelerate growth, many cloud service providers are now using resellers. Is this a strategy you should consider to remain competitive in a rapidly growing market?

Brian Garvey, Director of Distribution and Channels, and Jim Foley, SVP Market Development, will be discussing this highly relevant strategy in a webinar entitled:


How to Grow Your Cloud Services Business Through Resellers

Thursday 28th of March at 1:00 p.m. GMT / 9:00 a.m. EDT.

Register for this webinar now to learn:

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Flexiant Experts at World Hosting Day

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As a Diamond Sponsor, our team of cloud experts will be on hand at World Hosting Day 2013 starting tomorrow to exhibit our leading cloud management software.

Stop by to see one or both of our expert speaker sessions:


1. ‘Why Cloudwashing Must Stop’ presented by founder and product champion, Tony Lucas in the Main.Forum this Thursday at 10:15.

2. ‘Growing a Cloud Services Business Through Resellers’ presented by director of distribution and channels, Brian Garvey, at 17:50 in the Hosting.Forum.

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