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The Benefits of cloud services for small business and consultants

Red Lion Hotel Portland - Convention Center
1021 NE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR 97232, US (map)



Free and open to the public The Red Lion charges the OCCA for using their ballroom. Please help us defray this cost by buying food and beverages. Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month (except December).

RSVP to meetup.com/itpro-70 Agenda: 6:00--6:20 Networking 6:20--7:00 No-host dinner 7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements 7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):

The Benefits of cloud services for small business and consultants


Introductions and expectations. Questions any time. Interruptions are OK and expected.
What are Cloud Services Anyway?
How can offering Cloud Services benefit small business (client)?
How can offering Cloud Services benefit a computer support business?
Data programs email, storage, backup, etc.
Voice programs hosted PBX, hosted paperless fax
Individual hosted applications
How to plan for migration to the cloud without killing your client's business
Who is the Target Market
Referrals can pay off
Q & A

Presented by Tom Rich, owner Worry-Free Workplace Http://www.Worry-FreeWorkplace.com Guiding Small businesses to the Cloud

Tom began in the computer industry in 1978 (Portland Byte Shop). He started Mt. Hood Computer Services in 1980 to support the computer needs of Small Businesses.

Certifications over the years: Novell CNE, Microsoft MCSE, Citrix CCEA Microsoft Partner since 2003 Microsoft Small Business Specialist since 2004 Started Worry-Free Workplace April 1, 2013