MHF Specials Episode 5: Cloud Expo Europe 2012 Part 1

MHF Specials Episode 5: Cloud Expo Europe 2012 Part 1

Sponsors: CUBS the Computer Warehouse

We have a few people that we need to thank for making us feel welcome at Cloud Expo Europe 2012.

  • Hannah Townsend
  • Claire Ayles
  • Chris Drake
  • Richard Scarlett
  • John Soanes
  • Jeffrey Samuels
  • Rupert S. Tagnipes
  • Jacqueline Brooker
From both of us here at The MHF Tech Network, thank you.
Roundup for day one:

Adapt , silver sponsor of the show were show casing their latest Enterprise cloud services, infrastructure management , integrated network and data centre services .

Citrix the industry giant were demonstrating their build and manged services for the cloud  with their priemnun products Citrix cloud stack and cloud portal delivering highly scalable cloud infractuture to the likes of Godaddy and Apple.

Equinix  newest techology The Equinix Internet Exchange provides a convenient platform for network service providers, content companies and enterprises to execute peering relationships across the globe, resulting in enhanced service levels and lower connectivity costs.

Firehost were demonstrating their Enterprise security  meaning true security for the cloud, their comprehempsive managed support to the customer and their powerful customer portal.

Go-grid were showcasing their latest Infrastructure as a service technology solutions for the public and private cloud.

We were talking with the Jeffrey Samuels and Rupert S. Tagnipes from GoGrid. The talking points from this interview were as follows:
  • The partnerships/services that GoGrid have/provide with some of the mobile telecommunications providers
  • The out-of-the-box solutions that GoGrid provides
  • What is unique about GoGrid that separates it from other vendors in the marketplace
  • Their thoughts on the future of cloud computing in 5 to 10 years
  • Their thoughts on the next great thing in the cloud hosting marketplace
  • What the future is for GoGrid
If you want to find more information about GoGrid, then visit their website or follow GoGrid on Twitter .
We also talked with Chris Drake from FireHost. The talking points from our discussion were as follows:
  • Who FireHost are
  • Chris Drake’s thoughts on the Sony Playstation Network hacks
  • The key technologies and services that FireHost provides
  • What is unique about FireHost that separates it from the other vendors in the marketplace
  • The steps that it takes to ensure that its customers data is safe
  • Chris Drake’s thoughts on the future of cloud security
  • Chris Drake’s thoughts on the next great thing in the cloud security marketplace
  • Auto-scaling with regards to FireHost’s cloud hosting services
To find out more about FireHost’s products and services, visit their US site or visit their UK site.
We also spoke with John Soanes from Adapt. The main talking points of the discussion were:
  • John Soanes’ thoughts on achieving their VMWare VCloud-powered status
  • The solutions and technologies that Adapt provides
  • What is unique about Adapt that separates it from the other vendors in the marketplace
  • The Adapt Management Portal
  • The Datacenter services that Adapt provides
  • The other network services that Adapt provides
  • John Soanes’ thoughts on the future of cloud computing
  • John Soanes’ thoughts on the next great thing in the marketplace
  • Adapt’s  MPLS IP VPN services
You can find out more about Adapt’s products and services by going to the Adapt website .
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