The Intelligent Cloud

Nothing can stop the Cloud! As we all bounce back from the pandemic, we are not losing our focus on the key agent of change affecting the Cloud industry: artificial intelligence and its profound interrelation with Cloud computing is too important to ignore. The Intelligent Cloud The theme for CloudFest is The Intelligent Cloud. At […]

Hiren Parekh: How OVH Builds an End-to-End Cloud Experience

By 2025, data will be ten times what it has been since 2016. said Hiren Parekh, Senior Director of Cloud Services, EMEA at OVH, in his CloudFest keynote If your core business is consulting and managed services, and that data growth will influence tomorrow’s business decisions. You probably don’t want to spend time handling the […]

Yuval Dvir: To Understand AI, We Must Understand Human Intelligence

“May you live in interesting times”: it’s a famous back-handed blessing. And yet… here we are, living in interesting times. Technology is changing the way we live, work and play. Time to insight and frequency of innovation are being fueled by the ease of data sharing, collaboration and productivity. The convergence of infotech and biotech […]

Tatiana Tropina Video: Should Cloud Companies Become Internet Cops?

Tatiana Tropina does not mince words! Biggie once said “Mo’ money, mo’ problems”, but in this case that can apply to hyperscale platforms whose clients push out billions of content nodes. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) described the passage of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive as “abandon[ing] common-sense and the advice of […]

Andy Simpson: Hyperscaling With the DNS – Yes, You Can!

During his CloudFest keynote, Andy Simpson, principal data scientist at Verisign, explored how one can use domain names in new customer engagement strategies. Verisign is the back-end registry for .COM and .NET, among others – it is a global provider of domain-name registry services, security, and internet infrastructure; enabling internet navigation for many of the […]

Data Las Vegas! – The Truth and Tech Behind Data & Casino Security in Sin City

I always imagined Las Vegas had data vaults buried deep beneath the casino floors. I dreamed that the perimeter network would be so secure that stealing data would require physical access and the skills of George Clooney’s heist team in “Ocean’s Eleven” … or maybe Tom Cruise would have to drop down from the ceiling […]

Mike Masnick – Video & Interview

Who’s to blame when someone uses an internet service to break the law? It’s not always clear & it’s something every online service provider should be thinking about. TechDirt CEO & Founder Mike Masnick shared some insightful findings on the role of the internet “middleman” and their liability for how their services are used. Video […]

Fabian Thylmann Speaker & Video

Fabian Thylmann was among the most important innovators in the streaming of adult content. Before streaming video became mainstream, he founded Manwin (now MindGeek) which is the company that would eventually host the most popular adult websites in the world. This includes YouPorn, MyDirtyHobby, Pornhub and others. But handling huge volumes of data and traffic […]

WHD.global is the Festival for the Internet and Those Who Build It

WHD.global is a week-long festival that will feature the most exciting developments in cloud services and internet infrastructure. Over the past 13 years, WorldHostingDays has been grown to be the largest and most successful series of cloud services and internet infrastructure industry events. And we’ve continued to grow and adapt to bring attendees experiences they can’t […]