SOURCE: Autotask Corporation

Autotask Corporation

August 18, 2009 19:13 ET

Autotask Hosts Australian IT Managed Services Business Events

Leaders From Top SaaS Hosted IT Business Management Platform Team Up With Mathew Dickerson to Share Best Practices and Ways to Manage a Better IT Services Business

PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2009) - Autotask Corporation today announced a series of IT Managed Services events featuring Axxis Technology managing director, Mathew Dickerson, and Autotask Asia Pacific sales director, David Kalkut, designed to assist Australian and New Zealand IT service and solution providers with tips and best practices on managing and building a successful IT Managed Services business.

What:      Autotask Australia Road Show, Building and Maintaining a
           Successful Managed Service Business featuring guest speaker
           and Autotask user, Mathew Dickerson, managing director of
           Axxis Technology based in Dubbo, NSW.  Mathew will discuss
           Service Level Agreement Management or SLAM, and practical ways
           for IT professionals to convert a break-fix service model to a
           full-spectrum Managed Services business.  As managing director
           for Axxis Technology, Mathew has proven experience to share on
           ways to drive greater business efficiencies, as well as methods
           to transform a reselling model into a successful managed
           services business.

           In addition, David Kalkut, director of sales, Asia Pacific for
           Autotask Corporation will discuss tips and techniques for
           managing and automating an IT service business.  Autotask
           offers a SaaS hosted service management platform with game
           changing methods for IT professionals to organize, automate and
           better manage a comprehensive, professional IT and managed
           services business. To register, go to:

and When:  Five-city road show held in the following cities:

           --  Perth: Mon., Aug. 24, 10:00 - 1:00 p.m. at the Sheraton
               Perth Hotel

           --  Adelaide: Tues., Aug. 25, 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the Hilton

           --  Melbourne: Wed., Aug. 26, 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. at The Westin

           --  Sydney: Thurs., Aug. 27, 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the Four
               Points by Sheraton Darling Harbor

           --  Brisbane: Fri., Aug. 28, 11:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the Hilton

Who:       Available free-of-charge to qualified IT service and solution
           providers, managed services providers (MSPs), value-added
           resellers of technology (VARs) or technology dealers doing
           business in Australia and New Zealand.

Offer:     IT professionals who bring and attend with a colleague can
           receive a complimentary copy of "SLAM - Service Level Agreement
           Model - An Insider's Guide to a Successful Managed Services
           Business" written by Autotask user Mathew Dickerson.

About Autotask Corporation

Autotask is the #1 IT business management platform offering a better way to sell, deliver, and manage a portfolio of IT services. Delivered through a robust cloud-based infrastructure and accessible from literally any PC connected to the internet, Autotask gives an IT service business access to and control over all critical business processes.

Service providers use the Autotask platform internally to manage their contacts, sales opportunities, contracts, projects, service tickets, to-dos, notes, time entries, expenses, inventory, invoices and reports. Autotask also offers a powerful interface to manage outsourced work, collaborate with clients, and network online with peers. For more information go to or +61 2 8014 8245.

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