SOURCE: External IT

FiComm Partners

August 13, 2015 09:00 ET

External IT to Host Webinar With Office 365 on Cloud-Based Solutions for Financial Advisors

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 13, 2015) -

  • External IT is partnering with Office 365 to host a webinar that explores how cloud computing can set a technology roadmap that enables both growth and compliance for financial firms
  • Participants in the webinar include Jason Perlow, Partner Technology Strategist at Microsoft and Justin Kapahi, Technical Director Financial Services Practice External IT, moderated by Tim Welsh, CEO and Founder of Nexus Strategy
  • The webinar will be held Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT

External IT, a cloud-based IT outsourcing firm that focuses on RIAs and Broker Dealers, is hosting an hour-long webinar on cloud solutions for financial advisors. Panelists from Microsoft, Nexus Strategy and External IT will provide a lively dialogue on building the financial services firm of the future today by using compliant cloud technologies and Office 365.

Participants in the webinar include Jason Perlow, Partner Technology Strategist at Microsoft and Justin Kapahi, Technical Director Financial Services Practice External IT and will be moderated by Tim Welsh, CEO and Founder of Nexus Strategy.

The webinar is engineered to speak to CEOs who are positioning their firms for growth, CCOs concerned with meeting the changing compliance requirements of the SEC, CTOs and COOs looking for technology refresh and advisors considering breaking away and are seeking a single solution for all their technology needs.

The webinar comes on the heels of an integration between External IT and Office 365, the first time the productivity suite has been compliant for the financial services sector. External IT and Office 365 complement each other by making it possible for users to seamlessly access the same IT experience wherever they happen to be working, on whatever device in the same workspace as their existing financial and business apps, without compromising their business. External IT provides firms with comprehensive customer service and support for their entire IT infrastructure and users.

"Technology is increasingly becoming the main driver of enhanced practice management and how firms are able to differentiate themselves," said VP of financial services at External IT, Sam Attias. "The only way to build a firm that's going to thrive in the future is to take advantage of significant technological innovations available today. Being able to take advantage of those innovations appropriately, however, takes an educated advisor to ensure a secure, compliant and seamless solution is implemented."

Attendees of the webinar will learn the difference between compliant and regular Cloud platforms, how External IT and Office 365 are changing the way people work, share and communicate; the benefits of cloud vs in-house for RIAs, Broker-Dealers and Asset Managers; and how a cloud solution is supported -- locally and remotely.

External IT's Cloud Desktop is the only cloud computing solution that integrates all of a firm's applications and data -- including web apps alongside hosted Windows, legacy, and custom software -- accessed and controlled simply in one place.

The webinar takes place on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 1pm. Register at this link.

For more information about External IT, please visit www.externalit.com.

About External IT

External IT is a leading provider of unified cloud computing solutions to Financial Services Clients including RIAs and Broker Dealers. The company's cloud-based solution is delivered via its unique OS33 Cloud Desktop platform, which provides all of a user's applications and data simply in one place. The company offers integrated managed services that provide everything from end user helpdesk to data migrations, nationwide on-site assistance, and remote management of clients' networks. Founded in 2000, External IT has been delivering IT services for nearly 15 years and is a recognized innovator and pioneer in the cloud computing space. For more information, visit www.externalit.com.

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