Managed Services & Hosting Summit

An executive-level conference exploring the business opportunities for the ICT
channel around the delivery of Managed Services and Hosting. The rapid and
accelerating change in the way customers wish to purchase, consume and pay for
their IT solutions is forcing the channel to completely redefine its role, business
models and relationships.


is firmly established as the leading managed services event for channel organisations. In its eighth year as a UK event, the Managed Services & Hosting Summit Europe is being staged for the second time in Amsterdam and will examine the issues facing Managed Service Providers, hosting companies, channel partners and suppliers as they seek to add value and evolve new business models and relationships

The Managed Services & Hosting Summit – Europe 2018 features conference session presentations by major industry speakers and a range of breakout sessions exploring in further detail some of the major issues impacting the development of managed services.

The summit will also provide extensive networking time for delegates to meet with potential business partners. The unique mix of high-level presentations plus the ability to meet, discuss and debate the related business issues with sponsors and peers across the industry, makes this a must attend event for any senior decision maker in the ICT channel.


Delegates: Directors and senior managers of Managed Service Providers, Systems Integrators, Solution VARs, ISVs. Sponsors: Hardware & Software Vendors, Service Providers, Distributors, Hosting and Datacentre Providers, Cloud Service Providers.


The format of the Managed Services & Hosting Summit – Europe 2018 will incorporate a mix of keynote presentations and focused conference and breakout sessions covering the key issues that channel organisations face today when building a managed services and hosting business practice. Speakers will be drawn from industry experts, independent analysts and leading suppliers in the sector and delegates will also be able to network with peers and potential suppliers. In addition to the conference plenary and breakout sessions there will be ample time for delegates to network and engage with sponsors in the Demonstration & Networking Area during the morning, lunch and afternoon breaks and at the drinks reception.


With services provision expected to outpace the rest of IT in at least the next two years, interest is continuing to rise in managed services. The Managed Services and Hosting Summit Europe 2018, will examine the changing role of the channel as it transitions from hardware and software supply to full IT and Cloud service provider. This has implications for sales processes, how a new stack of technologies is built, supported and expanded and how businesses find and create value in the new model. Other sessions will examine the issues behind the delivery of managed services in this new world and the opportunity and threats associated with the growing importance of security.

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