Northwest Computer Support Presents Technology Showcase and $50,000 Makeover

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Northwest Computer Support Will Re-launch into Portland with a Full Day of Technology Seminars Followed by the Awarding of a $50,000 Technology Makeover Grand Prize.

We look forward to sharing current technology trends with Portland businesses and eagerly anticipate being able to award one of them the $50,000 Extreme Technology Makeover prize”, said James Watson, CEO of Northwest Computer Support.

Northwest Computer Support (NWCS) and their vendor partners are hosting a September 22nd Technology Showcase at the Microsoft Corporate Center in the Lincoln Tower Building located at 10260 SW Greenburg Road in Portland. Seminars will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The event is free and includes breakfast (8:00-8:45), lunch (12:20-12:45) and prize giveaways throughout the day.

“I am thrilled to be teaming up with our partner vendors and reintroducing NWCS to the Portland area. We look forward to sharing current technology trends with Portland businesses and eagerly anticipate being able to award one of them the $50,000 Extreme Technology Makeover prize”, said James Watson, CEO of Northwest Computer Support.

Portland business owners, CEOs, IT Managers and others wishing to register for the Technology Showcase and $50,000 Extreme Technology Makeover can go to: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/portlandtechshowcase for details and registration.

The Technology Showcase features current topics taught by key industry experts.

Agenda

8:00-8:45-Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:00-NWCS Event Welcome
NWCS                James Watson

9:00-9:40-End Point Security and Storage Solutions
Symantec         Ryley Newcomber

9:45-10:25-End to End Network Security                                        
D-Link                Judd Foster/Chris White

10:25-10:35-Break

10:35-11:00-Utilizing Microsoft BPOS Cloud Solutions
Microsoft            Ed Omland

11:05-11:35-The 5 Things You Must Know Before Outsourcing
NWCS                James Watson

11:40-12:20-Email Archiving/Cloud-based Backup Storage
Barracuda         Daniel Meade

12:20-12:45-Lunch

12:45-1:15-Using SharePoint to Improve Your Business
NWCS                Michael Cierkowski

1:20-2:00-Top Security Threats of 2011
WatchGuard     Peter McNaul

2:00-2:10-Break

2:10-2:20-Green IT
NWCS                Paul Graydon

2:20-3:15-Utilizing Virtualization Strategies                                    
NWCS                Chris Butler

3:15-4:00-HP Converged Storage Architecture                            
HP                     Greg Osborn

4:00-4:10-Break

4:10-Technology Makeover Award Presentation                            
NWCS                James Watson

Following the showcase, at 4:10 p.m. the winner of the $50,000 Extreme Technology Makeover will be announced. Those Portland businesses attending the showcase and registered for the makeover will be eligible for the $50,000 prize, which will include:

  •     HP ML350 Server
  •     Microsoft Server 2008 Server SW with CALs
  •     Symantec End Point Protection, AV Software
  •     WG X23W Firewall
  •     D-Link 48 Port GB Network Switch
  •     Barracuda Storage Server
  •     HP Network Printer
  •     NWCS Installation Services
  •     ONE YEAR NWCS VNS Support

Event Details:

Who: Northwest Computer Support and their Vendor Partners

What: Portland Technology Showcase and $50,000 Extreme Technology Makeover

Where:
Microsoft Corporate Center
10260 SW Greenburg Road
Lincoln Tower, Suite 600
Portland, Oregon 97223

When: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

About Northwest Computer Support:

Northwest Computer Support is the premier managed IT services and support solutions provider in the Pacific Northwest. They have over 30 years of experience providing IT outsourcing, consulting, networking, and support for small to medium size businesses. Headquartered in Seattle, Northwest Computer Support is a comprehensive, one-stop solutions provider for business IT.

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