(The Hosting News) – IT Europa and Angel Business Communications announced today that they will jointly be staging the first UK Managed Services Summit on 13 September 2011 in London. The event will bring together leading hardware and software vendors, hosting providers, telecommunications companies, mobile operators and web services providers involved in cloud-based managed services with resellers, integrators and service providers migrating to, or developing their own managed services portfolio.
The UK Managed Services Summit 2011 is a director-level event designed to help organisations identify opportunities arising from the increasing demand for managed services and to develop and strengthen partnerships aimed at supporting sales. The summit will feature a high-level conference programme exploring some of the latest research on cloud-based managed services and looking at how the market is segmenting into Managed Support Services, Information Protection, Unified Communications and Collaboration, SaaS (Business Productivity Suites & Business Process Management), Cloud Infrastructure Services and Communications services.
During the day, separate streams will examine the building blocks that the channel will require to build a Managed Services Practice including: the application software required to manage, control and bill its services, how to develop a cloud infrastructure and the issues arising from the delivery of managed services including communications and mobility. Running alongside the conference an exhibition and an area for pre-booked 1:1 meetings will facilitate further interaction between delegates and sponsors.
“The role of the ICT channel company is changing rapidly, driven by new technologies, delivery models and customer business imperatives,” says Alan Norman, Managing Director of IT Europa. “The UK Managed Services Summit 2011 provides a unique opportunity for vendors, VARs, integrators and service providers to come together to address the issues and opportunities arising from the current surge in demand for solution delivery via managed services-based business models.”
The UK Managed Services Summit 2011 will take place at IET London, Savoy Place on 13 September 2011. Resellers and integrators wishing to attend the convention and vendors, distributors or service providers interested in sponsorship opportunities can find further information at: www.managedservicessummit.com
About IT Europa
IT Europa is the leading provider of strategic business intelligence, news and analysis on the European IT marketplace and the primary channels that serve it. It publishes European channel publications such as the IT Europa Newsletter. IT Europa also markets a range of database reports and organises European conferences and events for the IT and Telecoms sectors. For further details visit: www.iteuropa.com.
About Angel Business Communications
Angel Business Communications is an industry leading B2B publisher and conference and exhibition organiser. ABC has developed skills in various market sectors – including Semiconductor Manufacturing, IT – Storage Networking and MEMS manufacturing. With offices in both Watford and Coventry, it has the infrastructure to develop a leadership role in the markets it serves by providing a multi-faceted approach to the business of providing business with the information it needs. For further information visit: www.angelbc.co.uk