Dallas, Texas – (The Hosting News) – November 26, 2008 – On-demand hosting services and virtual data center provider for the small to medium enterprise (SME), SoftLayer, will sponsor the multi-city developer collaboration tour, by Microsoft.
The Microsoft Developer Network Conference will feature single day conference events with multiple tracks. These tracks cover emerging technology subjects such as cloud computing, development tools, and languages. SoftLayer will be a Platinum sponsor – the highest level of sponsorship available – for the event in four cities.
The conference’s focus on key industry subjects such as cloud computing and Microsoft’s Internet services platform make it a valuable experience for development professionals. Featured speakers will discuss the future of the Microsoft Application Platform, giving attendees a firsthand look at Microsoft’s vision for integrating computer services to extend the reach of existing resources.
SoftLayer’s sponsorship covers the following cities:
- Orlando, FL – 12/11/08
- Washington, DC – 1/16/09
- New York, NY – 1/20/09
- Boston, MA – 1/22/09
Nathan Day, Chief Technology Officer at SoftLayer noted, ”We’re excited to be involved with the MSDN conference. The conference is an exceptional opportunity for industry professionals to share ideas. And, as Microsoft offers some of the industry’s best development technologies, it’s the perfect host to bring everyone together.”
Headquartered in Plano, Texas, SoftLayer provides next-generation web hosting and on-demand datacenter services on a global basis from facilities located in Dallas, TX and Seattle, WA and Washington DC. Utilizing proprietary management tools coupled with the industry’s first network-within-a-network topology, the company delivers unprecedented power and control to securely manage IT environments while providing unparalleled scalability.
For more information on the 2008 MSDN Developer Conference, please visit: www.msdndevcon.com/pages/start.aspx.
To learn more about events that SoftLayer is sponsoring or attending, please visit: http://www.softlayer.com/events.html.
For more about SoftLayer, please visit: www.softlayer.com.