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The Place to Start-up or Start Over! August 7, 2016 + Issue 11-1
  WaaS Explored - Selfie Stick! !

Folks are getting excited about the Workstation as a Service pradigm in the Summer of 2016. So to capitalize on that BIG MO, I've gotten out the selfie stick to make the following vid:  

NEtConnect is leading the way in SMB WaaS

Watch the vid here!

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16th Annual Picnic - August 18th

Iit’s that time of year again – the annual picnic for SMB Nation peeps.

This year is our 16th annual summer picnic (and if only the walls could talk – the stories we’ve accumulated over the years). It’s all about enjoying a lazy afternoon on the south-end of Bainbridge Island. We’ll yak about tech and business – just as usual. And because we’re not getting any younger, it’s an picnic 2013 groupexcuse to see each other again. And with our editorial themes this year of start-up and/or start over, this is your chance to network with like-minded professionals. 

Fly up to Seattle and ATTEND!!!

The facts are simple. Each year SMB Nation teams with the West Sound Technology Association (WSTA) and the Puget Sound Small Business Server (PSSBS) user group for a picnic. Each year about 50-people attend, many making the trek from Seattle via ferry (Hint: Leave office after lunch and in ferry line for 3pm ferry advised).

  • Date: August 18, 2016
  • Time: 4PM – 8PM
  • Location: Harry’s House on Bainbridge Island! 
  • REGISTER HERE

Read more here.

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HOT AZURE TRAINING ONLINE!

(From our friends at SQLSoft3 - Editor)

Several folks who are interested in Azure training have asked us when we will have our next Azure class scheduled.

We have a live instructor-led Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (20533) class which will run on August 22.

This course teaches information technology (IT) Professionals how to provision and manage services in Microsoft Azure (Azure). Students will learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure. Students also will learn how to plan for and manage Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), and configure Azure AD integration with the on-premises Active Directory domains.

Attend great online Azure training!

Learn more and sign-up for the online Azure training here

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Webinar: Ransomware!

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Join Harry Brelsford and Patrick Thomas for this content-rich 60-minute webinar focused on the RANSOMWARE!

The ransomware body count is rising. In the first 3 months of 2016 over 209 million dollars was paid out by SMB companies. That’s a 30% increase Year over Year. And e-mail continues to be the main culprit. We want to make sure you are equipped with the latest information, technology, and resources to prevent cyber-criminals from kidnapping your customer’s most important asset, their data. We’ll review our best-in-class SMB solutions and the top 3 conversations you must have with your customers.

Thu, Aug 11, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT

READ MORE HERE!

 
 
 
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