Is Your Business Growing? You Should Attend….

02 Mar

SMB Summit 2007 Newsletter

Only 8 business days until we meet at Disneyland Resort!



In This Issue



Key Business Productivity Indicators

Meet Arlin Sorensen, Heartland Technology Solutions

Meet Mark Piening, Symantec Corporation

Level Platforms Goes Live with Intel® vPro Managed Services Solution

Webinar: The Value of SMB Summit



Key Business Productivity Indicators

Key Business Productivity Indicators that your Business Needs and how to Implement Them
Session 9A: Business Track – March 17 – 9:00 – 10:15am

In this session you will learn about the key business indicators used to manage and optimize an infrastructure focused IT consulting business. We will discuss:

  • Which indicators to monitor
  • What they mean to your business
  • How to measure them
  • How to automate data collection
  • Range of values for a healthy business

The presenters will use examples from their own businesses and best practices from industry groups to help you get the insight you need to maximize your consulting practice profitability.

More Sessions…


 Quick Links


Dear Partner,

In this newsletter we’re going to highlight some of the great speakers and content that you can enjoy at this year’s SMB Summit. If you are still waiting to register, don’t delay! Disneyland is booking quickly and we will soon have our held rooms full. Attend this week’s webinar to answer all your questions about the event! Hope to see you there!


Suzl’s Offer!! Enter code MSPCM07 for $200 discount! 



·  Meet Arlin Sorensen, Heartland Technology Solutions


Arlin Sorensen President and CEO Heartland Technology Solutions

Arlin Sorensen began his adventure into the computer world in 1982 with an Apple II+ computer. He founded The Computer Connection in 1985 to sell farm accounting packages and served as a single proprietor for the first 5 years. In 1990, along with his brother, they decided to form Sorensen’s Computer Connection Inc. (SCCI). At that point he hired his first employee. During the 90’s SCCI grew from one person to 36 as the company transitioned to commercial business and the PC platform. Today, the business operates as Heartland Technology Solutions (HTS) with offices throughout Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma.


More Speakers…



·  Meet Mark Piening, Symantec Corporation


Mark Piening Senior Director, Worldwide SMB Marketing Symantec Corporation

Mark Piening is senior director of Worldwide SMB Marketing for Symantec. In his role, he is responsible for defining Symantec’s SMB marketing strategy, messaging and associated campaigns. Additionally, he owns the development of the SMB Marketing business plan and leverages it to drive company-wide integration and further Symantec’s objective of becoming the industry-leading SMB-centric solutions provider for security and availability IT needs.


More Speakers…



·  Level Platforms Goes Live with Intel® vPro Managed Services Solution


LPI Level Platforms Inc. today announced the release of Version 5.2 taking advantage of built-in manageability provided by Intel® vPro technology.
Level Platforms’ Managed Workplace software solution takes advantage of the latest Intel® vPro technology capabilities, enabling managed service providers to remotely assess and repair or reconfigure computer systems even when they are inoperative or unresponsive.
Leveraging the power of Intel® vPro technology Level Platforms’ Managed Workplace now provides:

  • Discovery and asset collection information
  • Monitoring and alerting
  • Remote control capabilities

MSPs can now capture and receive early warnings about problems that occur during boot-up, such as Power-On Start (POST) and BIOS errors. Remote control capabilities include turning off systems for energy savings, powering up systems, and cycling power off and on to reset systems.


Read on…










·  Register Now for SMB Summit


Don’t miss out on this year’s conference! Register today and don’t forget to book your hotel reservations as well.

Conference: $695

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