Category Archives: Past Events

March 13th Meeting ~ Egnyte Connect MSP

Our next Technology Wizards meeting will be Wednesday, March 13th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm at the Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district).

Egnyte – Aaron Biancrosso, Bryan Vanderhoof

Please join us for a complete technical demonstration on Egnyte Connect MSP! Egnyte Connect is an Enterprise caliber cloud file server (CFS) that can be deployed in a hybrid fashion and serves as a true 1-1 file server replacement for SMB’s.

End-customers can use Egnyte Enterprise File Services in the office or on the go to quickly and easily access and share files with users, both inside and outside your organization. Unlike other file services providers, Egnyte works with many of the devices and apps SMB’s are already using. We’ll also be taking some time to discuss Egnyte’s MSP program and the market opportunity associated with becoming a partner.

Aaron Biancrosso, MSP Partner Account Manager

After growing up in Southern California and attending Cal State Fullerton Aaron made the decision to move into the SaaS industry by serving as an MSP Channel Manager. Aaron moved his entire family to Spokane WA in 2017 from Southern California and has been with Egnyte for 2 years now, in his free time he enjoys cooking and fishing.

Bryan Vanderhoof, Solutions Engineer

Bryan grew up in Northern California and attended the University of Oregon, go Ducks! Bryan has been with Egnyte about four years now. In his off time Bryan enjoys rowing, the outdoors and spending time with his family. 

Please Note: Immediately following our presentation by Egnyte, we will be having a “Members Only” meeting

Ken Shafer
Technology Wizards

Reminder: Technology Wizards meetings are intended for current Technology Wizards members or potential members.  Potential members must be owners or employees of a/an IT services business whose main purpose is to support small business using Microsoft products and services in some capacity.

February 13th Online Meeting ~ Auvik Network Management

This month’s meeting will be online for members only. Please check your email for details. Auvik Networks and FranklyMSP – Colin Houston, Steve Petryschuk With software applications and data now in the cloud, networks are the gateway to everything your business clients need to function. Clients want you to take full responsibility for keeping them… Continue Reading

December 12th Meeting ~ Board Elections, DNS, Favorite Tools

Our next Technology Wizards meeting will be Wednesday, December 12th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm at the Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district). Technology Wizards Board Elections We will begin our monthly Technology Wizards meeting on Wednesday with our annual Board Elections.  We will be electing the 5 members who will serve on the Board beginning in… Continue Reading

October 10th Meeting ~ WatchGuard – Security Threats & Solutions – Johan Bloomhart

Our next Technology Wizards meeting will be  – Wednesday, October 10th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm at the Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district). WatchGuard – Security Threats and Solutions – Johan Bloomhart Join WatchGuard as we discuss the latest threats in Cyber Security and how WatchGuard can mitigate these threats through advanced network security solutions, protecting… Continue Reading

September 12th Meeting ~ Discussion Group & Planning Session

Our next Technology Wizards meeting will be – Wednesday, September 12th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm at the Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district). We’re planning a discussion group for our meeting on Wednesday.  In part, because the presentation we had lined up, backed out.  I think the discussion meetings are some of the best we have.  A… Continue Reading

August 8th Meeting ~ StorageCraft with Matt Harding and Martin Merrell

Our next Technology Wizards meeting will be tomorrow – Wednesday, August 9th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm at the Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district). StorageCraft Updates and Product Announcement – Matt Harding, Martin Merrell Much has happened with StorageCraft since they presented last at one of our meetings and there are some new faces to go along with… Continue Reading

June 13th Meeting ~ Amy Babinchak – Defender’s Role

Our next Technology Wizards meeting will be Wednesday, June 13th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm at the Microsoft PacWest office located at 1414 Northrup (in the Pearl district). Defender’s Role – Amy Babinchak, Owner of Third Tier As service providers, especially MSP’s, the conventional wisdom is that 3rd party software is required to protect against malware, especially ransomware. Unfortunately, even with 3rd party software… Continue Reading