Training Workshop and Three Conference Sessions on Continuity247 BDR Platform Include Various Partner Speakers at Navigate – September 28-30, 2016 – Boston

BOSTON, MA – Sept. 20, 2016 — / — Continuum®, the only channel-exclusive IT management platform company, is hosting a training workshop and three conference sessions on Continuity247™, its fully managed backup and disaster recovery (BDR) platform, at Navigate 2016, the company’s annual user conference. Nearly 650 attendees are convening at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston on Wednesday, September 28 – Friday, September 30, 2016. Backed by Continuum’s industry-leading Network Operations Center (NOC) with 700 technicians, Continuity247 proactively monitors and verifies backups, provides recovery and testing support, troubleshoots and ensures backups continuously run 24x7x365 for the small and medium sized business clients of MSPs.


  • “Continuity247: Start to Finish Training” – Wednesday, September 28, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT, Presented by Zeshan Raja, Assistant Director, Partner Success andJen Roadman, Partner Education Manager, at Continuum
  • “Continuity247 Best Practices” – Thursday, September 29, 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT, Presented by Zeshan Raja and Jessica Kensek, Cloud Sales and Business Development at IBM
  • “How to Market and Sell BDR” – Thursday, September 29, 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT, Presented by Bill Ooms, President and Owner of BSS Consulting and Raymond Vrabel, Senior Director, Strategic Partners, at Continuum
  • “Choosing the Best Storage Configuration for Your Continuity247 Appliance,” Presented by   Randy Bowie, Vice President, Backup Product and Engineering at Continuum and Jessica Kensek from IBM – Friday, September 30, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. EDT

WHERE: Navigate 2016 by Continuum, 1 Seaport Lane, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston

In “Continuity247: Start to Finish,” attendees learn how to choose the right size appliance for clients, walk through pre-deployment requirements and review the process of installing a Server Backup Manager at a site. Learn how to begin protecting machines and managing bandwidth and cloud storage with Continuity247 version 2.0. The session concludes with exploring different disaster recovery options and learning how to quickly restore service to clients. To view a video of Zeshan Raja talking about his session, visit:

The “Continuity247 Best Practices” session covers how to get the most out of a Continuity247 deployment. Following Continuity247 best practices ensures a trouble-free installation and reduces the potential for problems. Attendees learn how to properly size appliances and recommended hardware configurations, how to configure policies to fit your customers’ needs and how to setup Continuity247 to enable the NOC to fully manage backups.

In “How to Market and Sell BDR,” Bill Ooms shares proven methods, best practices and tips on how MSPs can sell business continuity and disaster recovery solutions. He discusses how he took his BDR and MSP business from $650K to more than $1.3 million over the course of 36 months.

In “Choosing the Best Storage Configuration for Your Continuity247 Appliance,” Randy Bowie focuses on storage configuration options and trade-offs, including software RAID versus hardware RAID, performance versus storage in choosing hardware RAID configuration and common requests for storage options as well as the future for the Continuity247 appliance.

For more information on Continuity247, visit:

The annual industry event for Continuum’s MSP partners, Navigate is reaching new heights by bringing together the very top in thought leadership, inspiration and best practices – all focused on the growth of MSPs and the success of the IT channel. Navigate’s unique content is designed to help improve business strategies, increase sales and marketing efforts and gain a deeper understanding of Continuum’s platform – enabling MSPs to change their business model and become the most successful in the industry. With 36 breakout sessions across six tracks and four keynote addresses, Navigate has become an unprecedented event, going beyond Continuum as a company and setting new standards for the industry. To learn more, visit: For the latest updates, follow #nav16 on Twitter.

Navigate 2016 registration is open to Continuum’s MSP partners. The event is sold out. To join the waitlist to attend, visit:

Topics: bdr, Continuity247, Navigate 2016

About Continuum
Continuum is the only channel-exclusive IT management platform company that allows its Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners to maintain both on premise and cloud-based servers, desktops, mobile devices and other endpoints for their small-and-medium-sized business clients. Continuum’s SaaS platform enables MSPs to efficiently backup, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain clients’ IT infrastructure from a single pane of glass, all backed by an industry–leading Network Operations Center (NOC) and Help Desk. The company employs more than 1,300 professionals worldwide, monitors 1 million endpoints for its 5,800 partners including MSPs servicing more than 60,000 SMB customers and web hosting providers protecting nearly 250,000 servers worldwide with Continuum’s R1Soft product line. The company established the Continuum Veterans Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing financial support to charities focused on helping veterans find jobs in IT. For more information, visit or and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @FollowContinuum.

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Tracy Wemett

Source: Continuum



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