Cloud Leadership Summit 2019 – Bought Together Indian Hosting Industry

Cloud leadership summit 2019 was successfully conducted in Goa and the event took place in Hotel Le Méridien Calangute and it was conducted for the leaders in the cloud and hosting industry in India India from 8 to 10 November, which brought together all the CEOs and heads of the leading multinationals in the Indian cloud and hosting industry. The panelists included Tarun Dua, CEO – E2E Networks, Narendra Sen, CEO – Rackbank and Samir Jhaveri, CEO – XcellHost Cloud.

Following are series of events took place in the summit.

Future of Web Hosting in 2020 and Beyond

There were discussions on the growth of the Indian datacenter industry and its future and with markets still open, what should service providers do to compete with three big public cloud providers and further, discussions went on how to provide services to customers with open source tools. They had discussion on the future of web hosting and how web hosting companies have to evolve in order to remain relevant and grow stronger in future with the given infrastructures.

The panel discussion was followed by a presentation by the sponsors – Acronis and ZNet Technologies.

Acronis team and management provided their ideas about how the web hosting, data center, and the cloud industry can abide by with the data localization laws in India by offering Acronics cloud services to their beloved and loyal customers.

Panel Discussion: Growth hacking with sustainable marketing for scaling up your hosting business

In this session, they have discussed on how effective offline and online marketing is also best practices along with recommended tools for improving SEO and company presence across social media platforms. The points that were discussed are as follows:

  • Email marketing
  • Social media marketing
  • SEO and content marketing
  • Offline marketing
  • CRM and tools for tracking leads and opportunities
  • Digital marketing cheat sheet and best practices
  • Outsource vs DIY

Panel Discussion: Web Hosting Automation – Tools, Resources and best practices

The panelists included Sabarinathan Sampath, COO – ZNet Technologies, Ishan Talahati, CEO – Leapswitch, and Tarun Dua, CEO – E2E Networks.

The points that were discussed included:

  • Virtualization automation tools.
  • Ansible automation
  • Monitoring for VMs and service end points
  • cPanel, Plesk and other control panels for hosters.
  • AV and malware prevention for Linux and Windows
  • Support automation
  • WHMCS – Are there any other viable alternatives

Panel Discussion: AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud: Demystifying Multi-Cloud Operations
The panelists were Arun Bansal, CEO – Mantra Tech, Rahul Kukure, CEO – Hostin Services and Bharat Bala, ReadyDedis, LLC.

Multi-Cloud expertise is essential for rapid growth of web hosting providers and there were discussions around the best practices for managing multi-cloud operations, right pricing of services along with expectations from client point of view and the skills which are required for the team to manage multi-cloud hosting services.

So finally discussions were quite elated with the three days sessions where they got to expand their knowledge and find solutions to their business problems.