Acronis #CyberFit Summit - Miami Business Optimization Track Highlights

Acronis #CyberFit Summit

At the Acronis #CyberFit Summit, MSP partners, resellers, and professionals from across the business world have the opportunity to connect, learn, and grow together. That includes increasing their profitability, creating ways to spend less time dealing with issues, distinguishing themselves to better stand out in a crowded market. At the Acronis #CyberFit Summit later this month – taking place simultaneously online and in Miami, Florida – these practical insights will be delivered by experts from across the IT channel who have written their own IT business success stories: launching, growing, and scaling businesses in four unique event tracks:

•            Tech Innovation

•            Business Optimization

•            Modern Cloud and Hosting

•            Business Building Workshop (exclusive to our in-person event)

With the Summit kicking off in just 12 days on Oct. 25, 2021, we’re taking a sneak peek at each of these tracks: Highlighting the can’t-miss sessions and panels, the exciting speaker line-up attendees can look forward to seeing, and the business benefits that you can expect by registering and attending these events.

Business Optimization at the Acronis #CyberFit Summit

Knowing how to optimize business operations to lead your business to more productivity, profitability, and success is essential for the future of your MSP, MSSP, reseller, hosting service provider, or cloud distributor business. These optimizations – covering everything from automation optimizations to staff training, process best practices, and new tech integrations will help you separate your business from the crowd and make it easier to achieve the success you’re pursuing.

These sessions are key to business operations optimization for today’s MSPs, resellers, and hosters looking to grow profitability, productivity, and scale. And when it comes to industry know-how about future-forward strategies to make a good business great, look to the experts.

The major speakers, sessions, and topics covered by this track include:

94% of Attacks Arrive via Email – Strategies for Reducing Risks and Incidents

Michael Osterman (Principal, Osterman Research)

Email is the number one vector for cyberattacks. Cybercriminals prey on unwary end-users, and even the best-trained, most cyberrisk-averse users can fall victim to them. Learn about the latest tools and processes you can deploy to prevent email-based cyberattacks. Learn how to minimize email-borne attacks to improve the efficiency of your operations, reduce costs, and better protect your clients against costly downtime and sensitive data loss.

Maximizing your Relationship with Acronis: Getting and Staying #CyberFit

Alex Ruslyakov (Channel Chief, Acronis); Amy Luby (Chief Channel Evangelist, Acronis)

Learn how to take advantage of Acronis #CyberFit Partner Program tiers (including TeamUp), the Acronis MSP Protection program to reduce your cyber risk, and the Acronis #CyberFit Academy to train your teams. We will also share our plans for the Acronis Partner Portal, our Sales and Marketing content, and our Modern MSP Community Program.

The Future of the MSP and Security Survey: An Analyst, Media and MSP Deep Dive into the Latest Findings

Dave Sobel (Host of Business of Tech); Jay McBain (leads Forrester’s research and advisory for global channels, alliances, and partnerships); Rich Freeman (executive editor, ChannelPro Network); Rolando Espinoza (director, SecurityVal)

Acronis recently commissioned tech market research firm Vanson Bourne to survey 250 MSPs, delving into the challenges they face when protecting their clients from zero-day threats and the ever-increasing variants of ransomware. In this session, you’ll gain insights from analysts, tech media experts, and MSP leaders gleaned from this fresh trove of data. See how your own cyber protection strategies and tactics measure up against the current and future technology and process investments of your industry peers.

Working with the Modern Cloud Distributor: How to Profit from the Model

Rich Freeman (moderator); Kyle Fenske (Sales manager, Climb Channel Solutions); Aaron Garza (SVP of Business Development, Pax8); Maria Moran (Senior Cloud Development Manager, D&H)

The channel is evolving fast, and the distributor / MSP value equation is now more important than ever. Learn how modern IT channel distribution is adapting, driving profits and efficiencies for MSPs. In this fun panel, you’ll hear from new and established cloud distributors to understand how they see the future of their business – and yours.

Champion Soccer Club and MSPs are Leading the Way

Christian Lau (LAFC CTO); Scott Wiles (TeamLogic IT President)  

Every region in the world has a favorite team in every sport. Learn how LAFC and TeamLogicIT are able to combine their region’s love for the hometown team with Acronis #CyberFit Sports Partnerships to promote their services, build brand loyalty and grow their business.

Grow and Scale Cloud Revenue with Virtual Workspace Protected by Acronis

Chris Bolek (National Cloud & Carrier Network Solution Architect, US Signal)

Customers are always seeking ways to reduce costs and increase employee productivity while providing secure operations. This is especially true now as many are adjusting to new ways of working brought about by the pandemic. Virtual workspace provides a secure, cost-effective option to adapt to and facilitate the remote work operations that are becoming increasingly common. In this session, you will learn how to use automation tools for auto-discovery of new server deployment; guest OS-activated encryption; how to manage your customers, their users, their applications, and security from a single portal; and how to scale management of a Virtual Workspace offering and grow your revenue stream – among so many other concepts and insights.

Capture & Retain: Keeping Engaged with Profitable Customers

Larry Walsh (CEO and Chief Analyst, the 2112 Group)

Managed and cloud-based services provide MSPs with essential recurring revenue. Attracting new customers is necessary to build the business, but stability and longevity depend on retaining existing customers. In this session, you’ll learn how to attract and retain new customers for long-term, productive relationships, leverage satisfied customers to acquire more accounts, and use renewal events as a means to horizontal and upgrade sales.

These sessions are essential viewing for those seeking guidance on the next steps to take in efficiency, profitability, and data defense.

Stay tuned for more exciting announcements about the Acronis #Cyberfit Summit in Miami, and remember – if you haven’t registered yet, sign up now!

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