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Major Takeaways to Expect from Navigate 2019 APAC

Posted April 12, 2019by Frank Bauer

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With Navigate 2019 EMEA under our belt, there's a lot more where that came from... and the next stop is Melbourne, Australia! We are eager to bring fresh industry insights from Continuum leadership, marketing and product support from our on-site team, and killer content from global IT leaders to Navigators in the APAC region.

There's a lot in store for Navigate 2019 APAC. Keep reading to get a taste of some of the major cybersecurity data points Continuum CEO Michael George will be sharing in his highly anticipated keynote, and learn which tactics MSPs can't ignore in 2019 and beyond.

Automation, Cybersecurity and the New Era of Managed IT Services

Michael George's keynote, Sink or Swim: Automation, Cybersecurity and the New Era of Managed IT Services, is going to be packed with brand new SMB cyber security data that speaks to the real risk and opportunity for MSPs looking to offer the "right" security solution today. Check out Continuum's new research report for more details—in the meantime, here's just a glimpse of the golden nuggets you'll be enriched with at #nav19.

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New Data on the Current Cybersecurity Risk and Opportunity for MSPs

Like it or not, these statistics are real, and MSPs working to build up business in the coming years must pay attention. With just a click, you can share the data (and showcase your security thought leadership) on social! 

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Nearly 70% of SMBs reported having already suffered at least one cyber attack.
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With 81% of SMBs reporting that they would consider legal action against their MSP provider in the event of a security attack, the stakes are high. This is not a category to be ignored or to be passive about. Those who are proactive with the right early detection and remediation solution in place will be the winners in this extraordinary market opportunity.
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The report indicated that 79% of SMBs plan to invest more in cybersecurity in the next 12 months. This is the first new opportunity to significantly expand IT budgets for many years. Providing the education to inform your customer on the proper security solution and then delivering it is paramount to success.
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If 25% of your managed services comes from security, you will get a 1.8 multiple of revenue.
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Every market reaches a certain tipping point that accelerates its transformation, and cybersecurity is that catalyst. Timing is everything, and now is the time and opportunity for MSPs to lead with a powerful and comprehensive security offering to capitalize on these macro-dynamics.
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Will We See You There?

As we count down the days until Navigate 2019 APAC at the Crown Melbourne Hotel & Casino in Melbourne, AU on April 30-May 1, you can gear up for event by downloading the Continuum Events app and registering here!

We hope to see you there—and if you can't make it, you can follow the fun at #nav19.


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Frank Bauer is Director of Sales, APAC, for Continuum. Frank can talk, a lot, trust us, but doesn’t feel comfortable talking about himself, so we’ll do it for him. Frank has been serving the IT Channel since 1998 starting as a marketing assistant with a regional white box manufacturer. His career has spanned many positions in sales management with organizations such as Tandberg Data, Zenith Infotech and Artisan Infrastructure. Frank is also a proud, honorably discharged, veteran of the United States Navy, serving 2 years in Yokosuka, Japan and Everett, Washington. When we can get Frank out of the office, he enjoys tasting craft beers, spending time with his father and Pittsburgh sports.

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