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Continuum Addresses How Office Equipment Companies Accelerate Profitable Growth in Managed IT and Cloud Services at ITEX 2014

Companies mentioned in this article: Continuum

BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Michael George, CEO of Continuum, the industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed services solutions, is presenting, “How to Accelerate Profitable Growth in Managed IT and Cloud Services with a Proven Business Model,” at ITEX 2014, Tuesday, March 11 – Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Las Vegas. He joins speakers, Chris Ryne, Principal and Mitch Morgan, Co-Principal, both of Growth Achievement Partners (GAP) as they address the fastest, surest way for office equipment companies to capitalize on the rapidly growing $100+ billion managed IT services market. The session is part of ITEX’s Strategy Forum where leading experts share actionable strategies and provide the playbook on how to evolve your business to the next level in order to remain competitive. Continuum is also exhibiting in booth #621.

WHAT: Continuum Managed Services at ITEX 2014:

  • CEO Michael George Presenting, “How to Accelerate Profitable Growth in Managed IT and Cloud Services with a Proven Business Model,” on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
  • Booth #621 – Continuum’s single unified managed services solution including intelligent Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) software with 24x7x365 Network Operations Center (NOC)

WHEN: Tuesday, March 11 – Thursday, March 13, 2014

WHERE: The Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 3700 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV

The Continuum/GAP presentation outlines a revolutionary business model that allows office equipment dealers to achieve 60% margins with managed services. Attendees learn what already works for office equipment companies accelerating profits and how to adapt these strategies to your business. The session covers four proven keys to building a profitable IT managed services business and accelerating growth, including 1) Adopting a business model created specifically for managed services, 2) Leveraging a fully integrated technology and services platform that drives operational efficiencies and optimizes margins, 3) Identifying strategic IT service company acquisition targets and 4) Enabling sales teams to identify high-value managed IT services opportunities.

“The changing landscape in the SMB world has provided both a challenge and an opportunity at the same time,” said Michael Amiri, Director, Office Equipment Industry at Continuum. “Moving forward, IT services offers the biggest potential in the office equipment industry because it’s more scalable than equipment sales and it generates much higher margins. ITEX is the ideal forum for the latest in technology, education and networking opportunities and Continuum looks forward to connecting with office technology dealers looking to quickly build a profitable managed IT services business.”

The Managed IT Services Business Model Report for office equipment dealers is available at: http://www.continuum.net/oe.

For the second year, Continuum is a Diamond Sponsor at the ITEX National Conference and Expo, the only annual event in the office solutions and imaging channel industry. For more information, visit: http://www.itexshow.com/.

About Continuum

Continuum is the technology industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed services solutions. The SaaS-based platform enables IT solutions providers to efficiently backup, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain desktops, servers and other endpoints for small-and-medium-sized businesses. The comprehensive offering is backed by an industry-leading network operations center (NOC) and Service Desk, completing a unified managed services experience. The company employs more than 700 professionals worldwide, supports over 3,300 partners and monitors half a million endpoints. For more information, visit http://www.continuum.net/ or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @FollowContinuum.

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