Centennial, Colorado – (The Hosting News) – October 2, 2007 – Web hosting and managed services firm, Verio, highlighted its business services opportunities to solutions providers, at the first annual Partner Executive Conference.
The viaVerio Partner Summit, ”Welcome to the Services Evolution,” hosted a gathering of viaVerio partner executives and professionals at The Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada. The two day conference addressed how solution provider partners can leverage online business enablement services for customers, as well as for businesses. Attendees will be offered unparalleled exposure to top industry practitioners and thought leaders, and granted exclusive previews of key product developments and initiatives. Verio’s Partner Summit took place immediately following Tier1 Research’s 2007 Hosting Transformation Summit, laying the foundation for industry trends and predictions.
At the first annual viaVerio Partner Summit, solution provider attendees gained unique perspectives on the latest online business trends from industry leaders. The event also featured viaVerio partners who discussed and shared individual paths to success. In addition, Verio featured 16 unique breakout sessions across four different tracks to arm attendees with practical, actionable information that can be used to create and drive personal company roadmaps. In addition, white-boarding sessions were held so that attendees could lead and participate in discussions with peers.
Event keynote speakers included Jeff Kaplan, founder and managing director of strategic consulting firm THINKstrategies, who spoke to solution provider attendees on the progression of businesses from providing web hosting to the business services that are increasingly required by their customers. Philbert Shih, research analyst with Tier1 Research broached the topic of the evolution of the hosting industry to a business solutions model. Additionally, Verio executives Kiyoshi Maeda, president and chief executive officer; Dennis Boyle, chief operating officer; Toshiyuki Yamasaki, vice president of products; and James Ciampaglio, senior director of the viaVerio Partner Program, all addressed Summit attendees on various topics.
In August, Verio was recognized by CMP Technology”s VARBusiness magazine, as one of North America’s top technology integrators. The 500 companies are the leading revenue producers among solution provider organizations in North America. The list’s ranking is based on companies’ gross worldwide revenue of hardware and software sales, as well as earning from professional and managed IT services.
Verio Inc. is a provider of hosting and managed services for small and midmarket companies and partners worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT America, US subsidiary of NTT Communications, which provides complementary global network access reaching over 200 countries worldwide. The company offers businesses a range of Internet services, including web hosting, managed services and value-added professional service offerings. Verio supports its operations with scalable global infrastructure and systems including the NTT Communications Global IP Network, and provides business solutions to customers and partners in more than 146 countries.
To learn more about Verio, please visit: www.verio.com.