The Cyber Protection Era is Here

October 19: Training and Certification Sessions
October 20-21: Summit Main Programming
Featured Speakers
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SB (Serguei Beloussov)
Acronis Executive Officer
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René Bonvanie
Cybersecurity Visionary
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Sir Julian King
Former European Commissioner for the Security Union

Cybersecurity is failing.
Today’s digital challenges demand cyber protection

Take a proactive #CyberFit approach to protection for your organization and clients. Join industry leaders and peers from around the world to learn how cyber protection strengthens your data protection and security posture, creating new opportunities for your organization.

Businesses helping businesses:
The world has changed and the need for a new approach to cybersecurity has never been more clear.

Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020 is designed around your feedback and features hands-on interactive workshops, informative breakouts, inspiring keynotes, and the opportunity to meet some of the most successful MSP experts and cyber protection practitioners in the world.

Actionable insights

From workshops to panels to keynotes, gain expertise and advice you can apply to your business today to start driving positive growth now and for years to come.

Game-changing innovations

Explore cutting-edge technologies designed to solve modern challenges, support remote working, and enhance your capabilities.

Training and certifications

Show your clients that your team is equipped with the knowledge needed to leverage today’s most effective cyber protection solutions.

Contacts and connections

Expand your peer network and meet others in the industry, leading experts in our community, and celebrities from world-champion sports teams.

3
Days
4
Tracks
40+
Sessions

Benefits

Meet Global Leaders
Discover Industry Innovators
Engage with Workshops and Training
Join Enlightening Panel Discussions
Expand Your Network
Participate in Special Events

Who Attends

Service Providers

Discover how easy and profitable it is to build a stack of the in-demand cyber protection services your clients need.

Resellers and Distributors

Business models are changing rapidly. Learn how to survive and thrive with cyber protection solutions.

IT Operations and Developers

Automation and integration are key to IT Operations success. Learn how to build the future.

Enterprise Businesses

Your IT resources are overwhelmed and understaffed. Get the help you need to do more with what you have.

Learn from the best
World-Class Speakers
Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020 gathers the world’s largest community of cyber protection professionals committed to the improved protection of critical data, applications, and systems
SB (Serguei Beloussov) Photo
SB (Serguei Beloussov)
Acronis Executive Officer
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SB (Serguei Beloussov)

Entrepreneur and business executive with an outstanding 24-year track record of building, growing, and leading high-performing, multi-national high-tech companies in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Recognized as an innovator and thought the leader in the fields of virtualization, data center automation, and cloud computing, SB is a frequent speaker at industry events around the world. SB has led more than 200 patents and has an h-index of 27.

SB is currently focused full-time on Acronis, the company he founded and returned to as a CEO. Acronis is a global leader in cyber protection, has enjoyed rapid growth and is very profitable, generating hundreds of millions of US$ in revenue. SB also continues as a Senior Partner (part-time) at Runa Capital venture fund and Executive Chairman of Parallels.

SB is also dedicated to supporting innovation, and the development of science and education. He co-founded Qwave Capital venture fund, which was created for support of advanced quantum technologies.

SB is a Member of the Advisory Council of Innopolis. Innopolis University has already become an educational leader, featuring best practices from more than 100 teams of world-renowned professors and researchers.

SB is also a founder, main investor and Chairman of the Board of Acumatica – a leading company in the cloud ERP space, as well as founder and investor in a string of other high-tech companies.

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René Bonvanie
Cybersecurity Visionary
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René Bonvanie

René brings a storied career from more than 35-years’ experience in executive management at cybersecurity and software companies like Palo Alto Networks, Business Objects, Veritas and Oracle, René will explore the disruptive opportunities created by the emerging field of cyber protection.

Throughout his career, René successfully marketed and sold disruptive technologies. He created the Palo Alto Networks story from scratch, which catapulted it past larger, well-established vendors and made it the largest enterprise security company. With his keynote at the Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020, he will share his experiences with a unique perspective on why Acronis Cyber Protect is poised to be the next disruption in cyber security.

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Sir Julian King
Former European Commissioner for the Security Union
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Sir Julian King

Sir Julian King was EU Commissioner for the Security Union from 2016-2019, with responsibility for counter terrorism, cyber security, tackling hybrid threats, disinformation, and securing critical digital infrastructure. With the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020, he was the last British official to hold a position and portfolio within the European Commission.

He has held various positions, including: UK Ambassador to France (2016); Director General Economic & Consular (2014); DG of the Northern Ireland Office London and Belfast (2011); UK Ambassador to Ireland (2009); EU Commission Chef de Cabinet to Commissioner for Trade (2008); UK Representative on EU Political and Security Committee, (2004).

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Amy Babinchak
President, Harbor Computer Services
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Amy Babinchak

Amy Babinchak is the owner of three IT related businesses: Harbor Computer Services, Third Tier and Sell My MSP and has been working in small and medium business IT field for more than 20 years. She is a technical person with advanced skills in networking design, management and implementation. Amy values technology for what it does for people and the success it brings to business.

Amy is also a Microsoft MVP for 15 years, she received numerous leadership awards, she is a current executive council member of CompTia’s Managed Services community, public speaker at many conferences, technical writer and blogger, training course creator, sailor, gardener, traveler and my MSP, Harbor Computer Services, she was just recognized at one of the top 501 MSP’s in the Country coming in at a very respectable #40.

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Larry Walsh
CEO and Chief Analyst, The 2112 Group
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Larry Walsh

Larry Walsh is the leading go-to-market advisor to technology executives, channel leaders, and solution providers around the world. Widely known for his ability to cut through problems and challenges facing vendors, distributors, and solution providers, Walsh is sought for his advice, counsel, insights, and consultation on channel strategies and technology market trends. He and The 2112 Group team are responsible for crafting and shaping the channel strategies and programs of companies that span the hardware, software, cloud, and services spectrum of the technology industry.

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Amy Luby
Channel Chief Evangelist, Acronis
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Amy Luby

Amy is a Channel Chief Evangelist at Acronis.

Amy brings a track record of success to Acronis as a successful leader and entrepreneur in the IT Services Channel, with an extensive record of achievement in Channel Sales program development and recruiting IT solution providers. She has strong technical expertise and domain knowledge in the rapidly evolving global managed, cloud and security services marketplace and a proven track record in creating profitable managed and cloud product portfolios, developing profitable Channel sales operations, increasing revenue quickly, and exploiting untapped market opportunities. Amy is founder and moderator of the global SMB Managed Services Community with 3000 active global SMB MSP reseller members.

Amy is also a proven entrepreneur and pioneer in the IT services industry having founded and built one of the first Managed Services Providers (MSPs) in the country and then expanded that into one of the first Master MSPs, defining that business model in the process.

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Frank Dickson
Program Vice President, IDC
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Frank Dickson

Frank Dickson is a Program Vice President within IDC’s Cybersecurity Products research practice. In this role, he leads the team that delivers compelling research in the areas of Network Security; Endpoint Security; Cybersecurity Analytics, Intelligence, Response and Orchestration (AIRO); Identity & Digital Trust; Legal, Risk & Compliance; Data Security; IoT Security; and Cloud Security. Topically, he provides thought leadership and guidance for clients on a wide range of security products including endpoint security, identity and access management, authentication, threat analytics, and emerging products designed to protect transforming architectures and business models.

Prior to joining IDC, Mr. Dickson served as a Research Director, managing cybersecurity research practices which included network security, advanced analytics, mobile security, advanced persistent threats, malware, and enterprises’ growing adoption of outsourced security services (e.g., managed and professional security services). Mr. Dickson has also pioneered innovative research for a number of market intelligence firms serving as Vice President of Research, Mobile & Wireless with In-Stat (The NPD Group), founding MultiMedia Intelligence as Chief Research Officer, launching iSuppli’s TMT research practice, and managing Cahners In-Stat Group’s largest research practice (Multimedia) as Vice President of Research.

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Karl W. Palachuk
IT Consultant, Small Biz Thoughts / Great Little Book Publishing Co., Inc.
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Karl W. Palachuk

Karl W. Palachuk has been an IT Consultant since 1995 and is one of the pioneers of the managed services business model. He is the author of more than twenty books, most of which are also available as audio books. He is the founder of the Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community and maintains four blogs, including Small Biz Thoughts and Relax Focus Succeed.
Karl has owned several small businesses, including two very successful Managed Service companies in Sacramento, CA. He received his first Microsoft certification in 1995 and his first MCSE in 1999. He was an active, hands-on Systems Engineer until January of 2017. He now provides coaching and consulting services to IT professionals of all sizes.

Agenda

Pre-Summit Day

9:00 am – 6:00 pm SGT

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Cloud Tech Foundation and Associate Course – APAC

9:00 am – 6:00 pm SGT

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Tech Foundation and Associate Course – APAC

9:00 am – 3:00 pm SGT

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Cloud Sales Foundation and Associate Course – APAC

8:00 am – 6:00 pm CET

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Cloud Tech Foundation and Associate Course – EMEA

11:00 am – 6:00 pm CET

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Tech Foundation and Associate Course – EMEA

8:00 am – 2:00 pm CET

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Cloud Sales Foundation and Associate Course – EMEA

10:00 am – 6:00 pm EDT

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Cloud Tech Foundation and Associate Course – NAM

10:00 am – 6:00 pm EDT

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Tech Foundation and Associate Course – NAM

10:00 am – 4:00 pm EDT

Acronis #CyberFit Academy: Cloud Sales Foundation and Associate Course – NAM

8:00 am – 11:30 am EDT

Cyber Summit News Live

8:00 am – 9:00 am EDT

SIT Academy: Cutting-edge Trends of Continuous Education. Cybersecurity Course

9:15 am – 10:45 am EDT

Workshop: Anatomy of a Provisioning Automation Integration

10:00 am – 11:45 am EDT

Media/Analyst Press Conference

10:45 am – 11:15 am EDT

Panel: Protect Your Edge

Day 1

7:30 am – 4:15 pm EDT

Cyber Summit News Live

8:00 am – 8:30 am EDT

Disruption: Being the Ultimate IT Leader – René Bonvanie

8:30 am – 10:00 am EDT

The Future of Cyber Protection – Serguei Beloussov, Acronis

10:15 am – 10:35 am EDT

Rethinking the Approach to IT & Cybersecurity

IT Channel Biz Track: Modernize Your Strategies and Services for the Cloud Age

Enterprise: Simplify and Modernize Your Data Protection

Developers and ISVs Track: Leverage the Power of a Platform: Automation and Integration Opportunities with Acronis

Sales and Marketing Pro Track: Learn and Activate Modern B2B Marketing Techniques to Gain New Customers

10:15 am – 11:15 am EDT

Panel: From Research to Reality: What the Latest Research Says and How This Translates to Product Features and Partner Perceptions

Panel: From the Data Center to the Edge – how enterprises push cyber protection out to the edge

Panel: A Discussion on the Power of Integration and the Journey of Development in the Drive to Deliver Value for Multiple Parties

Panel: Insights from the Industry Press: What Media Pros Really Look for in a Story and How to Tell Your Tale

11:15 am – 12:00 pm EDT

Setting Expectations: From Marketing to Customer Support – How to Deliver on Your Promises

The Rise of Telemedicine During the Pandemic and the Need to Simplify Cyber Protection at the Edge

Testament of a Developer Evangelist: Lessons Learned from Integration Experts

Winning Strategies for SEO, SEM and Social Media in 2020

10:15 am – 11:15 am EDT

IT Channel Workshop: Don’t Become Obsolete! Learn How to Build a Security-First Managed Service Business

11:15 am – 12:00 pm EDT

Acronis Cyber Protection Operation Center: The Evolution of Malware Tactics and Techniques

11:15 am – 12:15 pm EDT

IT Channel Workshop: Heading to the Cloud: Optimizing Business Processes and Systems to Deliver Optimized Cloud-Based Services for Remote Work Environments

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT

Acronis Cyber Foundation Charity Event

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm EDT

IT Channel Workshop: How Modern MSPs Maximize Profits: Let’s Do Something Right Together!

IT Channel Biz Track: Modernize Your Strategies and Services for the Cloud Age

Enterprise: Simplify and Modernize your Data Protection

Developers and ISVs Track: Leverage the Power of a Platform: Automation and Integration Opportunities with Acronis

Sales and Marketing Pro Track: Learn and Activate Modern B2B Marketing Techniques to Gain New Customers

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm EDT

Acronis Product Roadmap and Q&A with Product Leaders

CyberSecurity 2021: The Expected Threat Landscape and How to Prepare Your Organization Now

Rapid Pitch Sessions: Acronis #CyberFit Platform Program Integration Partners

Fast Growing MSPs Know that Client Success Teams Drive Revenues

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm EDT

Radically Simplifying Cybersecurity Engagement: How to Grow Your Business and Improve Security

Turning Blockchain into Business Outcomes Faster: An Opportunity for the Telcos and Serice Providers

Streamlined Success: Why Automation is the Key to Bigger Profits and Better Customer Service

Virtual – Marketing Considerations for SMBs

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm EDT

The Top 5 Mistakes MSPs Make

Infrastructure Optimization at the Edge

Taking Business Continuity to the next level with Acronis Cyber Infrastructure and Intel® Optane™ DC SSDs

Panel: Campaign Marketing Success: Leveraging the Acronis Partner Portal and Content Libraries

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm EDT

Path to Profitability, The New Ingram Micro Cloud Journey

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm EDT

IT Channel Workshop: Are you Attracting the Right Clients?

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

Happy Hour

Day 2

8:00 am – 2:00 pm EDT

Cyber Summit News Live

8:30 am – 9:15 am EDT

Keynote Panel: Amid High Profile Attacks, Sports Teams Strengthen Cybersecurity Efforts

9:15 am – 9:45 am EDT

Keynote: Navigating the Geopolitics of Tech: What’s Happening in Europe and the UK, Sir Julian King

9:45 am – 10:15 am EDT

Keynote: Industry Outlook, Opportunities & Trends – Jay McBain

10:30 am – 11:30 am EDT

Women in Tech: All Together we can Create Opportunities in Technology for Women of all Backgrounds

10:30 am – 12:15 pm EDT

IT channel Track: Stop Selling New Stuff the Old Way! Today’s threat landscape is scary, so how do modern MSPs win in this new threat landscape?

IT Channel Biz Track: Modernize Your Strategies and Services for the Cloud Age

Enterprise: Simplify and Modernize your Data Protection

Developers and ISVs Track: Leverage the Power of a Platform: Automation and Integration Opportunities with Acronis

10:30 am – 11:15 am EDT

Impact of 3rd Party Risk for an MSP

Tales from Automating and Moving to Remotely Management of IT

Overview of the Acronis Cyber Platform: From Registration to Training and Certification to Launch

11:15 am – 12:15 pm EDT

Panel: The Secrets to Moving Fast and Winning Big with Modern Distribution

Panel: Delivering Real-World Business Resilience for Secure Digital Transformation

Panel: Acronis API and SDK Roadmaps and Developer Community Survey Results

Sales and Marketing Pro Track: Learn and Activate Modern B2B Marketing Techniques to Gain New Customers

10:30 am – 12:00 pm EDT

Workshop: Generating Leads and Sales with Louis Gudema, Teaching Participants How to Create Messaging and Campaigns that Drive Sales in Your Market Segments

11:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Workshop: Pitching Cyber Protection: The New Way the Service Provider Community Can Sell Security to SMBs & Enterprises

11:30 am – 12:00 pm EDT

Cloud Automation for Acronis Distributors: The pay-per-use model you can leverage, interworks.cloud

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm EDT

Performing Under Pressure: Discover your keys to sustainable high performance, even in the most challenging circumstances James Hewitt

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm EDT

Summit Closing Event

Free #CyberFit Partner Training

Acronis #CyberFit Academy – Cloud Tech Foundation and Associate Certificate

This training will cover implementation and configuration of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud, and Acronis Cyber Disaster Recovery Cloud for Service Providers.

EMEA 8.00am to 6.00pm CET

NAM 10.00am to 6.00pm EDT

APAC 9.00am to 6.00pm SGT

October 19, 2020
Acronis #CyberFit Academy – Tech Foundation and Associate Certificate (Classic)

This training will cover implementation and configuration of Acronis Cyber Protect, Acronis Cyber Backup, and Acronis Cyber Disaster Recovery Add-on for Enterprises

EMEA 11.00am to 6.00pm CET

NAM 10.00am to 6.00pm EDT

APAC 9.00am to 6.00pm SGT

October 19, 2020
Acronis #CyberFit Academy – Cloud Sales Foundation and Associate Certificate

This training will cover the sales arguments and benefits of Acronis Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud, and Acronis Cyber Disaster Recovery Cloud.

EMEA 8.00am to 2.00pm CET

NAM 10.00am to 4.00pm EDT

APAC 9.00am to 3.00pm SGT

October 19, 2020

Charity Reception

Join the Acronis Cyber Foundation for an exclusive charity reception and virtual auction to help raise funds for the construction of new schools in underserved communities around the world.

At this event, you’ll enjoy the company of celebrity guests and inspiring speakers while taking a look at the life-changing work that you can help support.

Reserve your seat at this year’s reception and bid on our array of auction items to help us spread knowledge and opportunity around the globe. Donations are accepted anytime at acronis.org.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in my ticket as a virtual attendee?

You can attend any of the Summit’s sessions and workshops, access the virtual expo hall, participate in the training and certification programs that are being offered, and join other attendees at special networking experiences, the Happy Hour and other entertaining events being planned.

Where is the link to join the Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020?

Register for the event and your unique link to join the Summit will be emailed to you a few days before the Summit begins on October 19.

What are the system requirements for attending the Summit virtually?

You can attend the Summit from any device (desktop, laptop, tablet, mobile).

Who should attend this conference?

The Acronis Global Cyber Summit is designed to spark a new era in the protection of critical digital assets and systems, making it the ideal event for IT infrastructure managers, CIOs, managed-IT service providers, resellers, ISVs, and software developers.

Acronis will also be unveiling major product announcements during the Summit, so industry observers, analysts, and the media are encouraged to attend.

How can my organization become a Summit sponsor?

Organizations interested in being a Summit sponsor can contact us directly at summit2020@acronis.com.

COVID-19 Response

To ensure the health and safety of our partners and customers, we have made the decision to host the Summit completely virtually this year. We will miss seeing you in Miami, but your safety and wellbeing is our primary concern.

In-person Tickets Cancellation Policy

Acronis thanks everyone who bought tickets to the Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020 when it was planned as an in-person event! We have issued full refunds on all purchased tickets and contacted all ticket holders. Please email us at summit2020@acronis.com if you have any questions.

What is the Fontainebleau Hotel Miami Beach refund policy?

All individual reservations require a one (1) night advance payment that will be refundable only if the reservation is cancelled at least 72-hours prior to the arrival date.