Sid Herron and Scott Gorcester to Speak at SMB Nation

ManageOps leaders will address Technical and Business impacts of Office 365.

Woodinville, WA, August 20, 2014– ManageOps’s Director of Channel Sales, Sid Herron, and CEO, Scott Gorcester, will be supporting speakers for the technical track at SMB Nation 2014. SMB Nation 2014 will be held on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA on September 25th and 26th 2014. Office 365 will be covered in depth throughout the conference across three tracks; business, technical and community.

“This is arguably the world’s first independent conference focusing on Office 365. There is both technical and business content. The entire Office 365 ecosystem is analyzed from on-premises server-side to pure cloud (and everything in between). And because we’re independent, we can tell it like it is.” –Excerpt from

Sid and Scott will demonstrate the new features of eDiscovery in Office 2013 and Office 365. By attending this session you will learn more about solving the technical challenges as well as some of the business challenges.

As the Director of Channel Sales for ManageOps, Sid has a deep technical background and is the go-to resource at ManageOps for questions about cloud infrastructure options or Microsoft licensing. Prior to ManageOps’s founding, Sid worked with Scott at ManageOps for nearly eighteen years. Sid has earned a number of professional certifications including VM Sales Professional, DataCore Sales Professional, Microsoft Sales and Marketing Competency for Server Platform, and was the first person in the world to earn the Citrix Certified Sales Professional (CCSP).

Scott Gorcester is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ManageOps. He and his team designed and built the technology stacks in use by ManageOps today, currently serving thousands of users across multiple industries across the nation. Prior to founding ManageOps, he was president of ManageOps, an IT company he founded in 1994. ManageOps was one of the original 100 Citrix resellers and Scott was one of the first people to use the technology to provide early cloud computing solutions for clients in 1994.

“SMB Nation has been a valuable resource for many years for VARs and resellers who serve small and medium-sized businesses. We’re pleased to be invited to work with Harry Brelsford and his organization to share information that can help us all do a better job in serving our customers.” – Sid Herron

ManageOps, based near Seattle, WA, is a Cloud Services provider with expertise in cloud solutions based on Microsoft, Citrix and other technologies. Sold mainly through channel partners, the ManageOps cloud platform is stable, secure, scalable, and flexible enough to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes. ManageOps works to earn the respect and trust of partners and clients by providing creative technology solutions with friendly and accessible customer support. Learn more at

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Laura Gorcester at 425.939.2704 or email at