Today! Join us for…. ‘Why Federate When You Can Differentiate?’

Today Flexiant’s Founder and Product Champion, Tony Lucas, will be joining The WHIR’s Editor and Chief, Nicole Henderson to present a joint webinar entitled:

“Why Federate When You Can Differentiate?”

This webinar will provide much needed clarity around the strengths, weaknesses and difficulties of implementing a successful cloud federation business model by presenting some of the business and operational challenges.

By attending this webinar, you will learn how to:

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The WHIR Presents Why Federate, When You Can Differentiate?

On the 19th of February at 2:00 p.m. EST/ 7:00 p.m. GMT, I will teaming up with The WHIR Editor Nicole Henderson in the webinar Why Federate, When You Can Differentiate?

I presented a similar topic at Cloud Expo Europe 2013 in which I argued that while federation is a valid strategy for some, it is unlikely to be the most efficient, impactful, or defensible strategy for all. This webinar is a result of the interest this session generated.

With the help of Nicole, I will further clarify my argument by illustrating the strengths, weaknesses and difficulties of implementing a successful, universal cloud federation business model. By attending this webinar you will learn:

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Flexiant and The WHIR Present A Hosting Company’s Journey into Cloud Services

For over 12 years, I was CEO of XCalibre Communications Ltd., which provided managed hosting services for 9,000+ customers with over 15,000 websites between them. During this time, I recognised the challenges we faced as a business to stay competitive in the ever-changing world of traditional hardware, virtualisation and cloud computing.

XCalibre was the company behind FlexiScale, Europe’s first cloud computing platform, and the World’s first platform to support Windows as well as Linux. In December 2009, recognising the need to further develop this cloud computing platform, I sold the hosting division to Webfusion. This left me free to concentrate on building the cloud division into the independent software company Flexiant.

Over the last three years I have played a significant role in the development and launch of Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, using my understanding of the business challenges facing service providers.

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