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Get Ready to Think Out (C)loud With Cloud Sherpas’ Upcoming Webinar Series

In a new, five-part webinar series, Cloud Sherpas will cover everything you need to know about cloud solutions for your business. Whether you’re first starting out on your cloud journey or looking to enhance your existing cloud solutions, our “Thinking Out (C)loud” series has the answers for which you’re looking. Specifically, this series spans everything from an introduction to Cloud Services Brokerages to different enterprise solutions from salesforce.com, Google and ServiceNow to extending and enhancing your cloud environment.

New webinars in the series will air each Tuesday at 12 PM ET from October 22 through November 19. Here is a more in-depth look at what we’ll be sharing over the next five weeks:

WHAT IS A CLOUD SERVICES BROKERAGE? INTRODUCING AN EMERGING BREED OF CLOUD TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

On October 22, I’ll kick off the series with the first webinar, which answers a popular question for today’s businesses: what exactly is a Cloud Services Brokerage? Just as the cloud changed the enterprise IT landscape, the Cloud Services Brokerage is transforming the IT distribution channel. Learn why this new technology partner is so evolutionary and how its services are working to the benefit of IT vendors and the organizations adopting their solutions alike.

WORKPLACE COLLABORATION

From Gmail and Drive to Hangouts and Sites, Google Apps are changing the way we work for the better by delivering revolutionary collaboration tools. In the second webinar in the series on October 29, Nikki Kaminskas, Cloud Sherpas’ Sales Director for the Google Business Unit, will discuss how you can take advantage of the Google Enterprise to increase collaboration within your organization.

TRANSFORMATIONAL CRM WITH SALESFORCE.COM

On November 5, join Adam Honig, Cloud Sherpas’ SVP, US, for a discussion on salesforce.com. Cloud CRM solutions like Salesforce have the power to transform your business by improving sales, marketing and customer service operations. Learn how a proper implementation and expertly guided strategy can increase the impact of new and existing CRM solutions.

SERVICENOW & ITSM: A GENERAL INTRODUCTION

More customers are moving away from traditional IT Service Management tools and recognizing the value of SaaS solutions like ServiceNow as they look for new ways to improve efficiencies, reduce costs and stay ahead of the innovation curve. Join Jon Reynolds, Cloud Sherpas’ Director of Services for the ServiceNow Business Unit, on November 12 to learn more about the market’s top SaaS ITSM solution and how ServiceNow’s feature-rich end-to-end ITSM suite can help you address your most critical organizational needs.

EXTENDING AND ENHANCING YOUR CLOUD: GET TO KNOW OUR ADOPTION PARTNERS

In the final webinar of the series, Addie Sherwood, an Account Executive with Cloud Sherpas, will explain how you can continue to improve your cloud environment after your initial implementation. Cloud solutions’ scalability and integration capabilities are some of their biggest assets to the organizations that adopt them, and this webinar will share how Cloud Sherpas and our partners can help you extend and enhance your existing cloud solutions to meet the evolving needs of your organization.

We’re looking forward to sharing our expertise on these popular topics and we hope that you’ll tune in to listen and ask questions. For more information and to register for any of the webinars in the “Thinking Out (C)loud” series, click here.

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Cloud Sherpas [www.cloudsherpas.com] is a leading Google Apps Reseller, systems integrator and application developer. Our Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialists have migrated tens of thousands of users from legacy, on-premise messaging systems to Google Apps and Google App Engine. We help organizations adopt cloud computing to innovate and dramatically reduce their IT expenses. SherpaTools for Google Apps [www.sherpatools.com] is a free app from Cloud Sherpas that enhances the functionality and ease-of-use of Google Apps for both administrators and end-users.