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Layered Technologies to Sponsor WordCamp 2008

2–Day WordPress Event Includes Sessions on Ways to Power Up Your Blog, SEO for Bloggers, and the Business of Blogging 

Plano, TX (March 18, 2008)Layered Technologies, a leading worldwide provider of “on demand” IT infrastructure, announces today their sponsorship of WordCamp Dallas, hosted by WordPress. WordCamp is a 2-day conference for podcasters, designers, programmers, aficionados, users and developers. The first day focuses on how to be a better blogger and the second day discusses the development and future of publishing on the Web.  The event will be March 29 – 30.in Frisco, TX, and is limited to the first 300 attendees that register. 

“Layered Technologies is proud to be a sponsor of WordCamp, created and hosted by WordPress,” said Todd Abrams, president and COO of Layered Technologies. “It’s a great event that emphasizes the importance and benefits of publishing on the Web, as well as a great opportunity for networking and building relationships. WordPress is a valued client of ours, as we provide the majority of their infrastructure. We are thrilled to offer them our support in return.” 

With clients in over 120 countries, Layered Technologies’ custom technology solutions allow both large and small customers to rapidly deploy on-demand hosting and utility computing services, providing all the controls of co-location without the start up costs, the commitments, and the challenges. Layered Technologies’ on-demand computing solutions are effectively utilized by thousands of customers around the world, including WordPress.

”WordCamp is a great venue for us to interact with the WordPress community,” said Abrams.  “It is also a great opportunity for us to reach out to other Web 2.0 companies and bloggers and let them know how we can help them create an infrastructure that will scale to their demands and provide instant new computing capacity without capital expenditures.” 

The event will be held Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30 at George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX. Wordcamp starts at 9:30 AM on both days. The agenda for WordCamp includes expert panels and presentations on the business of blogging, SEO for blogging, ways to power up your blog, how to prevent, detect and stop content theft of your blog, and more. Presenters include: John Pozadzides, CMO of Layered Technologies and Matt Mullenweg, founding developer of WordPress. 

Registration for WordCamp Dallas is $20. To register, go to: http://wordcampdallas2008.eventbrite.com/.  

For additional information on Layered Technologies, please visit www.layeredtechnologies.com. For additional information on WordCamp Dallas, go to: http://dallas.wordcamp.org/.