The format of the Managed Services & Hosting Summit - Europe 2018 will incorporate a mix of keynote presentations and focused conference and breakout sessions covering the key issues that channel organisations face today when building a managed services and hosting business practice. Speakers will be drawn from industry experts, independent analysts and leading suppliers in the sector and delegates will also be able to network with peers and potential suppliers.
In addition to the conference plenary and breakout sessions there will be ample time for delegates to network and engage with sponsors in the Demonstration & Networking Area during the morning, lunch and afternoon breaks and at the drinks reception.
With services provision expected to outpace the rest of IT in at least the next two years, interest is continuing to rise in managed services.
The Managed Services and Hosting Summit Europe 2018, will examine the changing role of the channel as it transitions from hardware and software supply to full IT and Cloud service provider. This has implications for sales processes, how a new stack of technologies is built, supported and expanded and how businesses find and create value in the new model.
Other sessions will examine the issues behind the delivery of managed services in this new world and the opportunity and threats associated with the growing importance of security.