Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – November 7, 2008 – Privately held dedicated web hosting company, The Planet, recently hosted the Techxans Fall CIO Panel Forums in Dallas and Houston, focused on trends in enterprise IT, project management, virtualization and cloud computing, Web 2.0 and enterprise relationship management.
The events featured industry thought leaders who will provide insight from their own experiences in corporate IT. The Dallas event took place at the Infomart. The Houston event was held at The Planet’s headquarters in downtown Houston.
The Planet’s Vice President of Technology Will Charnock served as a panelist at both events, along with Allan Skov, former VP of IT for DCP/Duke Energy. In Dallas, they will be joined by Robert Clines, CIO for Dallas County; and in Houston, Brian Trudeau, CIO for Amerex Energy. Carl Meadows, senior product manager for The Planet, was a featured speaker at the events, along with executives from Compuware and Oracle.
Mr. Charnock noted, ”IT management is critical to business operations at companies both large and small, and today more than ever, businesses are looking for ways to improve utilization of their IT assets. As a provider of cloud infrastructure solutions and virtualization technologies, The Planet provides the infrastructure that enables companies to leverage our world-class data centers and enterprise-class network for their IT operations. At these events, we look to provide information that is educational and relevant to the challenges faced by technology companies today.”
The Techxans is the largest technology-executives network in Texas, with more than 48,000 members and chapters in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.
Ultimately, The Planet’s goal is to provide:
- High levels of network capacity and speed to deliver peak performance
- Instant scalability to handle even the largest spikes in network traffic
- Parallel, redundant, multi-tiered network routing and switching architecture to assure reliability and stability
- Multiple layer network security that prevents Delayed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks from harming businesses
- Knowledgeable experts with a passion for excellence and a commitment to operate the best networks in the business
The Planet is the leading provider of On Demand IT Infrastructure solutions, hosting more than 22,000 small and medium size businesses and 12 million Web sites worldwide. The Planet Alpha division provides the widest array of self-managed dedicated servers and advanced services backed by 24x7x365 support. The Planet Northstar Managed Hosting division combines a proactive methodology and seasoned IT experts to deliver a fully managed hosting solution, with the best choice of servers, software tools and world-class support, backed by state-of-the-art facilities and an enterprise-class network.
To learn more about Techxans, please visit: www.techxans.org.
more about The Planet, please visit: www.theplanet.com.