DENVER, CO, Oct 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center, cloud computing and managed service providers in North America, announces it is the presenting sponsor of the 8th annual DEMOgala, Colorado Technology Association's (CTA) yearly technology conference. DEMOgala 2012 takes place October 24-25, at the Sheraton Downtown Denver and will feature a combination of educational sessions, exhibits and on-stage demonstrations. The event speakers will include Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, and Governor John Hickenlooper. Jason Carolan, CTO for ViaWest will also lead a panel discussion titled NextGen Cloud, focused on cloud challenges and future proofing cloud solutions.
"We've selected 'Velocity' as the theme of this year's event to highlight the speed at which Colorado is developing as one of the nation's key high-tech hubs," states Steve Foster, President and CEO of the Colorado Technology Association. "Each year, DEMOgala is an opportunity to showcase the vibrant technology community that Denver and our entire state has to offer. Particularly in economically uncertain times, it's important to identify where we have success and how to invest in it further. DEMOgala does just that."
DEMOgala 2012's full-day program follows directly on the heels of the annual Apex Awards, to be held the evening of October 24. In its 12th year, the Apex Awards competition honors and recognizes Colorado's technology excellence and innovation. Featuring categories that include "Technology Company of the Year" and "Technology Project of the Year," among others, the Apex Awards are presented to companies and individuals making a difference in the state of Colorado and the broader global technology industry.
"Colorado's technology ecosystem boasts a strong mix of established companies and emerging start-ups," states Roy Dimoff, Chairman and CEO of ViaWest. "Both the Apex Awards and DEMOgala are fantastic venues to highlight our thriving technology community and celebrate the accomplishments of the innovators that fuel its growth. We are very pleased to be the presenting sponsor of DEMOgala."
ViaWest offers cloud computing, complex hosting, managed services and colocation from 24 data centers throughout Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Utah.
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About ViaWest ViaWest is one of the largest privately held data center service providers in North America. They provide colocation, complex hosting, cloud and managed services to businesses of all sizes nationwide. ViaWest owns and operates 24 enterprise-class data center facilities in Colorado, Texas, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada, delivering high-quality, flexible solutions designed to support customers' unique business needs. For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn, Twitter or visit their YouTube channel.
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