"Shaping the Cloud Computing Opportunity" at HostingCon 2009

On August 11 2009, HostingCon 2009 will play host to Salesforce.com, Google, Microsoft Corp. and Rackspace in Washington D.C. for a future-shaping keynote presentation. The title, "Shaping the Cloud Computing Opportunity" will peel-back the vision and growth expectations driving these technology giants into cloud computing.

Other hosted service providers including Parallels, VeriSign, NaviSite, and Network Solutions are also attending HostingCon to learn, network, and grow among their peers.

HostingCon, the largest conference and trade show for hosted service providers is being held in Washington D.C. from August 10 -12 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center on the Potomac.

Now in its fifth year, HostingCon brings together web hosts, data centres, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and other infrastructure providers who make the Internet work.

"HostingCon is an important event among hosted services professionals from around the world. It's a good event for Microsoft to build trusted partnerships with hosting providers to help them deliver compelling new services for their customers," said John Zanni, general manager of the Worldwide Software Plus Services Industry for the Communications Sector at Microsoft.

For more details about HostingCon, visit www.HostingCon.com