SOURCE: Evolve Technologies

Evolve Technologies

July 26, 2011 10:17 ET

Dave Sobel, Microsoft MVP and CEO, to Lead Cloud Channel Training Course During CompTIA Breakaway

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2011) - Evolve Technologies' ( CEO and Microsoft MVP, Dave Sobel, will lead a fast-track course on Cloud Channel Training during CompTIA Breakaway in Washington, D.C. As the premier education event for the IT channel, CompTIA Breakaway calls on channel players who are making the biggest impact to cover subjects of great interest within the IT industry. Sobel's course will serve as the key session of the cloud computing focus and will be part of a lineup of topics including IT business, cybersecurity and managed IT services, among others. CompTIA Breakaway will take place August 1-4 at the Washington Hilton.

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  • CompTIA Breakaway engages attendees in discussions on the latest technology business opportunities, industry educational topics and collaborative community sessions.
  • The five-part, fast-track Cloud Channel Training course will address the substantial business opportunities in delivering cloud solutions to customers and provide insight on the differences between selling traditional software licenses and offering cloud services. Sobel will pull from his extensive experience in the cloud channel to provide tips on developing a successful services practice in support of cloud solutions, marketing and selling cloud solutions, and managing ongoing customer relationships.
  • New for 2011, each of the five modules in Cloud Channel Training earns attendees a CompTIA Education Credit, which goes toward a certificate of completion validating their knowledge in the cloud channel. These courses help solution providers transition into new practices through intensive instruction and a 10-week plan of action.
  • Sobel is known internationally as one of today's leading experts in virtualization and cloud technology. He has been named a Microsoft MVP for Virtualization for the second year in a row; authored a book on virtualization entitled, Virtualization: Defined. A Primer for the SMB Consultant; and maintains a blog on the topic,

Dave Sobel remarked, "Cloud computing and virtualization are the future of the IT industry, and it's important to provide the knowledge solution providers need to become well-versed in this and other emerging technologies. I look forward to sharing my insights learned through years of practice with cloud technology, as well as industry best practices, to help other business leaders make informed decisions about their companies."

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About Evolve Technologies
Evolve Technologies ( is a consulting firm that provides information technology (IT) and computer networking services to small business, faith-based and nonprofit communities in the DC Metro Area. Based in Fairfax, Va., Evolve Technologies' services and solutions include server installation and network management, virus protection and network security, backup services and disaster recovery, cloud computing, and total information technology outsourcing. Evolve Technologies is a Microsoft Certified Partner, an IBM Premier Business Partner and partners with numerous other leading technology providers including Cisco, Cymphonix, Dell, HP, StorageCraft and Xerox. In addition, Evolve Technologies is the winner of numerous awards including the Microsoft 2007 U.S. Field Partner Award for Customer Satisfaction & Experience, the MSPmentor 100 and 250 and the ConnectWise 2008 "Best New Idea Award."

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