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Recap Rootconf 2018 – a look at the current and future security trends of IT infrastructure and DevOps

HasGeek hosted 400+ developers, architects, managers and security experts at Rootconf 2018, which concluded on 10-11 May 2018.

The two-day conference, held at NIMHANS Convention Centre, had over 35 sessions consisting of talks, Birds Of Feather (BOF) sessions and hallway conversations around IT infrastructure and security.

Open source developer from Bangladesh, A. S. M. Shamim Reza, and network engineer from Bhutan Telecom, Alisha Gurung, spoke about security protocols and how to secure systems better. Former VSNL engineer, Derick Thomas, elaborated on the importance of network security for startups and the need for better data protection at the network layer level.

Chief evangelist from Percona, Colin Charles, talked about database security at the enterprise level, followed by a captivating session on enterprise security by Pukhraj Singh. Pukhraj explained the geopolitics of cyberspace and how this impacts the choice of security tools for companies and nation-states.

Rachna Khaira, journalist at The Tribune, delivered the closing talk on the ground realities of Aadhaar, the problems with the infrastructure of public service delivery.

Day 2 at Rootconf 2018 featured talks on monitoring, scaling, metrics aggregation, load balancing and site reliability problems that bog all IT organizations. Companies such as Intuit, Exotel, Helpshift, DigitalOcean, E2E Networks and others shared their learnings.

Videos of all talks from the conference are published here:

Day 1: https://hasgeek.tv/rootconf/2018-day-1 
Day 2: https://hasgeek.tv/rootconf/2018-day-2

Photos from the event are available here.

Day 1: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hasgeek/sets/72157669030939178

Day 2: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hasgeek/sets/72157696880401345

For more information visit: https://rootconf.in/ 

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ZNet becomes authorized Plesk distributor in India

Expanded partnership provides growth and market-leading user experience to Indian customers

ZNet, India’s leading hosting and cloud services provider, today announced that it has become the distributor for Plesk in India. Plesk is the leading WebOps platform to build, secure and run applications, websites and hosting businesses that scale in the Cloud. Plesk is more than just a generic control panel providing automation capabilities to reduce complexity, save time and simplify the lives of web professionals and IT administrators alike.

Plesk’s rich and open extension catalogue provides access to relevant features and enables service providers of any size to specialize, address customer needs and grow their business.

This aligns well with ZNet’s extensive customer and partner network comprising hosters, developers, system administrators and service providers, who will now be able to get Plesk licenses and solutions at an even more competitive pricing and increased support.

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We’re thrilled to announce that as the distributor of Plesk in India, ZNet is now authorized to provide the full range of Plesk solutions for developers, digital agencies, IT admins, content mangers, web hosters, hyperscalers at a very competitive pricing,” said Munesh Jadoun, CEO, ZNet Group. “With our home-grown automation tool (RackNap) we will deliver these Plesk solutions in an efficient automated manner to our customers,” he added.

For Plesk, this move translates to increased penetration in the Indian market by attaining the ability to provide its high quality, feature-rich, OS agnostic platform to Indian resellers and customers from a single, highly qualified source.

The internet industry is projected to double by 2020 in India. We believe that fast adoption of digital technologies paired with a rise in mobile-phone penetration and decline in data costs will add approx. half a billion new internet users in India over the next five years,” says Nils Hueneke, CEO at Plesk. “We are very pleased to take our partnership to the next level. Together with ZNet, we’ll be able to offer compelling services in a fast-growing market addressing current and future trends for the benefit of both resellers and the end customers.”

For more information on ZNet, visit: www.znetcorp.com

For more information on Plesk, visit: http://www.plesk.com/

Contact partners@znetlive.com for becoming a Plesk and ZNet Partner.