Currently, 71.3% of the Russian population actively access the internet. This translates into more than 102 million users, and that figure is consistently growing in double digits each year. And as their economy grows, so does the demand for online purchasing and business services. Simply stated, Russia is coming on strong and presents a significant, rapidly expanding market for hosting and cloud services.
Moscow continues to be the political and technological center of Russia. It serves as the location of choice to most of the international companies doing business in Russia today. Moscow is the key point of entry and access to Russia’s rapidly expanding market.
Moscow plays a key role in Russia's economy and technology infrastructure across a city of more than 12 million people—more than London and Paris combined. This amazing city is also home to hundreds of software companies, has a large national hosting presence, and maintains a thriving technology startup infrastructure.
Moscow is the perfect focus for WHD. Hundreds of technology companies are based in this thriving metropolis. Moscow is even home to the massive Skolkovo Innovation Center with nearly 1,200 technology startups from 49 regions across Russia. And Ernst & Young ranked Moscow as #5 in technology VC spending.
Rusakovskaya ul., building 24, Moscow, 107014, Russia
The Holiday Inn Sokolniki Hotel is a modern, 25-story hotel conveniently located near central Moscow just outside "Third Ring Road" and directly across from the Sokolniki Metro Station. With a first-class conference center and compete amenities, this is the perfect location for WHD.moscow 2016.
Holiday Inn Moscow - Sokolniki Hotel is located at Rusakovskaya ul., building 24, Moscow,
approximately 34 kilometers from Sheremetyevo International Airport.
Convenient Metro bus and bus/train routes run from the airport to the Sokolniki Station directly across from the hotel. If you ride the Moscow Metro, take a moment to notice the art and architecture. Moscow is famous for the ornate designs of some of the stations. You can find a map of the Metro routes here.
Exit Sheremetyevo Airport onto Mezhdunarodoye sh. for 1.3 km. Then transition onto E105 - Leningradskoye Hwy South toward Moscow for 31 km. At “Third Ring Road” (ul. Novaya Bashilovka / ulitsa Sushchevskiy Val) turn left and continue for 2 km as the road wraps around to the right. At Rusakovskaya ul., turn left. The hotel will come up quickly on the right.
Sheremetyevo International Airport has official taxi operators from Terminals B, C, and F. The standard fare from the airport to the hotel is about RU ₽1600 (about US $26.00 or €23,00). It is common to tip drivers about 10%. Note that although some taxi companies accept American Express, generally, credit cards are not used. More info is available at the airport information website.
|10:00 am||Admittance and Registration|
|11:15 am||Welcome Speech|
Key Domain, Hosting and SSL Certificate Market Trends
Andrey Kuzmichev, Chief Product Officer, RU-Center
• Domain Name Industry FIgures and Facts
How to Take Advantage of Massive Growth in Demand for Hybrid Cloud Data Protection Services
Georgy Gomenyuk, Senior Technical Specialist for Service Providers, Acronis Cloud
Hosters, Service and Cloud Providers are always looking for easy ways to grow cloud service revenues. This presentation will focus on the market drivers, the business case, and the technology that make Acronis cloud solutions a very attractive offering that Hosters, Service and Cloud Providers can quickly bring to market with little to no startup costs. Walk away from this session with real plans to grow your business faster.
The revolutionary changes in the SSL industry in 2017
Aleksei Ivanov, Founder and CEO, Leadertelecom
In his speech Aleksei Ivanov reports about SSL market trends, mentions about a special solution for hosting providers "Symantec Encryption Everywhere" and about partner program of LeaderTelecom. All of this can significantly increase the efficiency of the web hosting providers.
Product strategy. The User factor
Igor Kuzmin, Head of Product Management, ISPsystem
Product development and its ongoing management is a comprehensive process which starts from the conception of an idea, matures to product release, and then cycles infinitely through the previous iterations of testing and putting forward hypothesis. The main factor in generating ideas is how in demand the product is by the end user. In order for software to be in high demand, it is required to adhere to a variety of demands, not limited to functionality it provides alone, but also to the user experience it offers.
GlobalSign solutions and partnership programs
Dmitry Ryzhikov, Director, GlobalSign
Dmitry will speak about Globalsign's presence and application range in Russia. He will also present GlobalSign Partner Program, describing advantages for hosting companies and resellers.
ZIMBRA SUITE PLUS
Ekaterina Triandafilidi, Territory Manager, Russian Federation, Zextras
Zimbra Suite Plus: Add-on features to upgrade Zimbra Server Capabilities in Open Source or Network Edition
Inhouse software development vs professional systems in hosting industry.
Konstantin Anisimov, CEO, Rusonyx
Pros and cons of two main approaches in hosting industry - to develop in-house system or use out of the box solution. Let’s compare.
Cost-effective VPS and VDC services on top of commercial platform
Vladimir Porokhov, Senior System Engineer, Virtuozzo
Virtual Private Servers. Customer Evolution and Major Market Trends
Artur Sarkisov, Sales Director, INOVENTICA
• How does VPS customer change
HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN SITE BUILDER IN 15 MINUTES
Filip Borcov, CEO, Site.pro
Filip will present a tutorial on how to create your own product that nobody has. Each hosting company can increase their sales easier, keep their customers and be unique. It doesn’t require developers, it doesn’t require designers, it costs less than your phone case.
vCAN from VMware. Use a technology of leader for business-building public clouds
Sergey Vasilevich, Business Development Manager, Service-provider group, Softline
Mirian Nakashidze, Partner Business Manager, VMware
Your local cloud S3
Dmitry Makushenko, Senior Project Manager, RCNTEC
|4:00 pm||Networking Drinks|
|DIAMOND Partner||PLATINUM Partner||GOLD Partner|
|30 min. main.FORUM speaking slot guaranteed||20 min. main.FORUM speaking slot guaranteed||10 min. hosting.SESSION optional|
|Logo prominently placed on all Publications||Logo placed on main Publications||Logo placed on main Publications|
|20 sqm (5 m x 4 m) Diamond booth space at hosting.FAIR||12 sqm (4 m x 3 m) booth space at hosting.FAIR||6 sqm (3 m x 2 m) booth space at hosting.FAIR|
|2 co-exhibitors allowed||1 co-exhibitor allowed|
|3 badge scanners for the hosting.FAIR||2 badge scanners for the hosting.FAIR||1 badge scanner for the hosting.FAIR|
|15% discount on the booking of Marketing Opportunities||10% discount on the booking of Marketing Opportunities|
|Bookable Diamond Meeting Rooms||Bookable meeting rooms||Bookable meeting rooms|
|Unlimited standard tickets||Unlimited standard tickets||Unlimited standard tickets|
|Costs: 20,000 EUR||Costs: 10,000 EUR||Costs: 5,000 EUR|