HTCS 2016 conference-Las Vegas
In four days, prominent experts in cloud and hosting will gather in Las Vegas at the Hosting + Cloud Transformation IT Summit 2016. Image credit: Alpha Gamma.

Where and when is the HTCS?

Hosting + Cloud Transformation IT Summit (HCTS), hosted by 451 Research, will take place between September 19 and 21 at the Bellagio in Las VegasHCTS is the leading information technology (IT) forum for executives in the hosting, cloud computing, data centers, and Internet infrastructure sectors.

451 Research has more than 100 analysts in the world that provide information about emerging and innovative technology areas. The IT research and advisory company will tackle the topic of Business Disruption in the Age of Cloud at the 12th annual HCTS. It will host 500 senior IT executives, decision makers, vendors and investors at this year’s event.

In accordance to the central theme, the summit will examine both the strategic and technical aspects of transformation. 451 Research SVP and HCTS conference chair, Brett Azuma, laid out the factors that led to business disruption.

He names lower barriers of entry, improved flow of information, different competitive business models and accelerated customer adoption rates as few of those factors. The forum plans to help delegates find new ways for them to assist customers on their transformation journey.

How much are the tickets for the HCTS?

Those interested in attending HCTS only have to go to the forum’s official website. There, they have to choose between two rates to register. If they are 451 Research clients, it will cost $2,095. If not, the registration costs $2,695.

People can also enter a VIP/Promo code to unlock the best available rate, which could be lower than the rates above. To get a VIP/Promo code, they can email at to check eligibility requirements.

Service providers, industry visionaries, hardware or software vendors, and investment professionals are the target of the sessions that 451 Research analysts and industry experts will offer. They will have access to exclusive reports, 1:1 meetings, and networking opportunities as well.

Sessions and speakers

Once registered, participants can attend sessions that address the cloud-powered digital revolution, the Internet of things (IoT), the importance of Interconnection, and the cloud as an agent for digital transformation.

Other discussions include mergers and acquisitions (M&A) of critical assets, a look at how Amazon Web Services (AWS) became cloud market leaders, and LinkedIn’s efficient IT approach.

HCTS will bring together the industry’s leaders to present new perspectives on cloud and hosting. Guest speakers include top executives from host 451 Research, Equinix, Dell, IBM, HPE, Deutsche Bank, NVIDIA, Ericsson, and much more.

Former and first Chief Technology Officer of the United States Aneesh Chopra is the biggest attraction of the event. He will discuss growth opportunities for entrepreneurs and innovators.

Source: 451 Research HCTS