In response to customer and partner demand, Penton Technology recently launched a new elearning program for MSPs, VARs, service providers and other channel professionals for continuing education. To further our mission of meeting the needs of our audience, we are now adding education for cloud, hosting and data center professionals.

In addition to our premier live events such as HostingCon for the cloud and hosting ecosystem and Data Center World for data center professionals, you can continue your professional development year round!

Our first class to support this initiative begins Feb. 24 at 1pm Eastern with “How to Increase Datacenter Sales, Make Clients Happy and Keep Them Coming Back for More” taught by Rob DeVita, Chief Sales Officer for 1547realty.com. This class was designed especially for channel professionals making the transition into the data center space. DeVita will focus on relaying the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in this ever-changing field by sharing tools to help understand the latest trends, how data centers work and ways to avoid common contract pitfalls. Register now to receive skills that will help your business grow.

Devita leads the sales and marketing strategy for 1547 Critical Systems Realty. He has an extensive background in management, direct and indirect sales, and development for datacenter technology. He has presented at many industry conferences, currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Metroplex Technology Business Council and is a previous Dallas-Fort Worth AFCOM Chapter president.

Your input is valuable to the team producing continuing professional education at Penton Technology. Please feel free to reach out with your ideas about industry trends, what’s important to your continuing education and ideas for classes you’d like to take or teach. My email address is cheryl.kemp@penton.com. We’d love to hear from you!

Another opportunity to learn and share business strategies is set for this fall with our second annual Channel Directions LIVE event, a three-day experience where leaders from across the channel will come together to tackle the tough challenges of today and map out the future direction of the industry. Industry response to this innovative event last year was amazing and we’re looking forward to an even better event in 2016! Check out this video for the event wrap up.

This year the gathering will be held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Scottsdale September 12-15, 2016. Look for updated information and registration coming to the site soon.

For all the latest HostingCon news and information, visit HostingCon – Premier Industry Conference and Trade Show for Web Hosting and Cloud Service Providers

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In response to customer and partner demand, Penton Technology recently launched a new elearning program for MSPs, VARs, service providers and other channel professionals for continuing education. To further our mission of meeting the needs of our audience, we are now adding education for cloud, hosting and data center professionals.

In addition to our premier live events such as HostingCon for the cloud and hosting ecosystem and Data Center World for data center professionals, you can continue your professional development year round!

Our first class to support this initiative begins Feb. 24 at 1pm Eastern with “How to Increase Datacenter Sales, Make Clients Happy and Keep Them Coming Back for More” taught by Rob DeVita, Chief Sales Officer for 1547realty.com. This class was designed especially for channel professionals making the transition into the data center space. DeVita will focus on relaying the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in this ever-changing field by sharing tools to help understand the latest trends, how data centers work and ways to avoid common contract pitfalls. Register now to receive skills that will help your business grow.

Devita leads the sales and marketing strategy for 1547 Critical Systems Realty. He has an extensive background in management, direct and indirect sales, and development for datacenter technology. He has presented at many industry conferences, currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Metroplex Technology Business Council and is a previous Dallas-Fort Worth AFCOM Chapter president.

Your input is valuable to the team producing continuing professional education at Penton Technology. Please feel free to reach out with your ideas about industry trends, what’s important to your continuing education and ideas for classes you’d like to take or teach. My email address is cheryl.kemp@penton.com. We’d love to hear from you!

Another opportunity to learn and share business strategies is set for this fall with our second annual Channel Directions LIVE event, a three-day experience where leaders from across the channel will come together to tackle the tough challenges of today and map out the future direction of the industry. Industry response to this innovative event last year was amazing and we’re looking forward to an even better event in 2016! Check out this video for the event wrap up.

This year the gathering will be held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Scottsdale September 12-15, 2016. Look for updated information and registration coming to the site soon.

For all the latest HostingCon news and information, visit HostingCon – Premier Industry Conference and Trade Show for Web Hosting and Cloud Service Providers

The post Online Continuing Professional Education Comes to the Hosting, Cloud and Data Center Markets appeared first on Web Hosting Talk.

 

(The Hosting News) – Cologix™, a network neutral interconnection and data center company, announced today the appointment of Jay Newman as the company’s Chief Sales Officer. As Chief Sales Officer, Newman will be responsible for the sales organization, customer advocacy, the Company’s distribution strategy and will serve a key role on Cologix’s senior executive team.

“We are very pleased to welcome Jay to the Cologix team,” said Grant van Rooyen, Chief Executive Officer, Cologix. “Jay has successfully cultivated distribution capabilities at companies in the data center space through transformational periods of growth. We are experiencing significant acceleration in our business – the time is right for Jay to join our team. He understands the industry and the needs of our customer verticals in both Canada and the United States which creates a strong fit with our platform.”

Newman is an industry veteran who most recently served as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales at Peer 1 Hosting, where he oversaw significant growth across the United States, Canada and Europe. Prior to his position at Peer 1, Jay held sales leadership positions at Rackspace Hosting and EMC Corporation. Jay has also held entrepreneurial positions with several successful start-up companies.

“I am very excited to join the Cologix team. Like many in the industry, I have been impressed at Cologix’s fast start, establishing the company as a major North American network neutral interconnection and data center provider in less than three years,” explained Newman. “The markets in Cologix’s platform are expected to see disproportionate growth as the edge of the Internet thickens. Cologix’s strategic focus on colocation and interconnection, demonstrated commitment to invest to meet customer demand, expanding customer relationships and attention to customer experience all signal an exciting phase of growth ahead, to which I am very much looking forward to being a part of.”

With data centers in Dallas, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, Cologix provides one of North America’s largest neutral marketplaces where network operators and network buyers interconnect. Cologix offers more than 330 network choices, manages thousands of interconnections and has over 550 customers that utilize Cologix’s colocation and interconnection services to scale its networks’ needs rapidly and cost-effectively.

About Cologix, Inc.

Cologix, Inc. is a network neutral interconnection and colocation company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, that provides massively scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located facilities in Dallas, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. With more than 330 network choices and fourteen prime interconnection locations, Cologix currently serves over 550 carrier, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers. The company’s experienced team of communications infrastructure professionals is committed to providing its customers the highest standard of local customer support. For more information about Cologix, please visit the company’s website at http://www.cologix.com.

Source: Cologix Appoints Jay Newman as Chief Sales Officer

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