News | July 12, 2017

Pax8 Executive Selected To Speak At CompTIA ChannelCon 2017

Walsh to Present on Financing Growth for MSPs & Solution Providers on August 1st in Austin, Texas #ChannelCon17

Denver, CO (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Pax8, the leading value-added cloud distributor, today announced that Ryan Walsh, senior vice president of Partner Solutions and co-chair of the Distributor Advisory Council, has been selected to speak at the CompTIA ChannelCon 2017 “Be The Change” event in the business session titled Show Me the Money: Financing Growth. CompTIA’s ChannelCon event is the IT industry’s premier education, networking, and partnering event that is taking place in Austin, Texas from July 31 – August 2, 2017.

Ryan has more than 15 years of experience helping channel partners build successful cloud practices by enabling them to easily sell, bill, and support cloud services. Under his leadership, Pax8 is redefining how distribution works for the channel in a cloud-centric world.

“We are excited to attend and participate in the 2017 ChannelCon event with CompTIA,” said Walsh. “At the event, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to address ways for MSPs to increase the valuation of their company and lower their customer acquisition cost through the financial growth session. We look forward to the important discussions and networking that will take place at the upcoming conference.”

Ryan Walsh’s panel discussion, titled Show Me the Money: Financing Growth, will take place on August 1, 2017 at 2:15 p.m. During the business session, Walsh will discuss ways to increase business valuation by reducing customer acquisition cost and increasing cloud monthly recurring revenue. He will also address how to attract new investors in order to make the next move in the business lifecycle.

He joins a lineup of distinguished presenters including ChannelCon keynote speaker, Scott Belsky, tech entrepreneur, author, investor and co-creator of Behance, an online media portfolio platform for creative professionals that was acquired by Adobe in 2012.

Throughout CompTIA ChannelCon 2017, Pax8 will engage with hundreds of IT professionals. To secure an appointment with Pax8 at ChannelCon, please email or call (855) 884-PAX8. During the Technology Vendor Fair, event attendees are encouraged to visit Pax8 at booth number 401.

“CompTIA ChannelCon provides channel executives, influencers, IT professionals, and future leaders with intensive industry training, peer-to-peer learning, and exceptional networking opportunities so that attendees will walk away with new ideas and tools they can put into immediate action to grow their businesses and advance their careers,” said Kelly Ricker, executive vice president, events and education at CompTIA. “We’re thrilled to have Pax8 present at ChannelCon 2017 and look forward to hearing their views and insights on the market-changing issues and trends that are re-shaping our industry.”

Pax8 will also be hosting a reception for CompTIA attendees on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. in room 402. During the reception, attendees will have the opportunity to meet company executives and learn more about how to increase their business value with cloud services.

Hosted annually by CompTIA, ChannelCon is attended by technology vendors, distributors and solution providers, as well as industry influencers, press, and analysts from across the IT channel. More event details, including registration, are available here. Follow Pax8 and CompTIA ChannelCon via Twitter using the hashtag #ChannelCon17.

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About CompTIA
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the world's leading technology association, with approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners, over 100,000 registered users and more than two million IT certifications issued. CompTIA's unparalleled range of programs foster workforce skills development and generate critical knowledge and insight – building the foundation for technology’s future. Visit CompTIA online, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Pax8
Pax8 is the leading value-added cloud distributor offering top cloud products and solutions to the IT channel. The company is driving the business transition to the cloud through its comprehensive enablement and technology. The Pax8 cloud marketplace provides efficient and intelligent cloud product configuration so service providers can easily create and customize bundled solutions for their customers. To fuel partners’ success, Pax8 offers on-demand marketing programs, sales assistance and training, provisioning automation, and subscription billing. As the experts in cloud innovation, Pax8 is well-engineered to sell, assemble, and deliver quality cloud solutions to its worldwide channel of service providers. For more information, please visit Follow Pax8 on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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