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Windows 10 Briefing: Top Windows 10 Enhancements & Migration Best Practices- Atlanta, GA

August 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Making the move to Windows 10 is a significant IT undertaking. There are many considerations you need to take into account before making the move. Please Join Champion / MessageOps and Microsoft as we uncover the top reasons enterprise companies are moving to Windows 10 and how to seamlessly complete a hands-free migration with little effort. In the meantime, learn more about our Windows 10 capabilities

Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Time: 11:00am ET -1:30pm

Location: Alpharetta Microsoft Customer Conference Center
1125 Sanctuary Parkway, Suite 300
Centennial Park Conference Room
Alpharetta, GA 30009

What you will learn:

  • The top drivers for companies migrating to Windows 10
  • The difference between BIOS and UEFI, and why UEFI is needed for a secure Windows 10 environment
  • How Secure Boot allows just authorized individuals to access even the basic OS functions
  • Tools that will analyze your current application landscape to determine which apps will run in the 64 bit Windows 10 OS, and which apps (ie. 32 bit) would need to be upgraded or deployed in a different manner
  • How Windows 10 leverages new age hardware (ie. UEFI, Multi-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, etc.)
  • How Windows 10 has significantly improved it’s boot time speed and enhanced it’s Start Menu, enabling employees to be more productive
  • Lessons learned from the field on what makes a successful migration



Register Here


August 15, 2017
11:00 am - 1:30 pm


Alpharetta Microsoft Customer Conference Center
Centennial Park-8000 Avalon Blvd, Suite 900
Alpharetta, GA 30009 United States
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Erick Bacallao joined Champion Solutions Group in 2015 after a career of Software Development in Cuba at the National Cancer Care Institute of Cuba, followed by moving to the States with allAware.


Champion acquired allAware and its properties and Erick has utilized his extensive background and expertise in IT and Software Development to rise to VP of Product Development in less than 5 years. During this time, Erick has been involved with key projects that led to the launch of numerous products including CSP Boss, Inscape platform and 365 Productivity Insights.


Erick has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Havana. He won Gold Medals for Programming from the Ministry of Education in Cuba, and he is certainly still a Gold Medalist for Champion!


As President and CEO, Chris is responsible for the development of key strategic alliances and solution portfolio. He leads Champion’s go-to market and execution strategies for integrated offerings in the cloud, in security, and in digital infrastructure, always focusing on improving the customer experience and driving transformative business outcomes.


He also aligns key partner initiatives with company strategy and oversees corporate marketing and messaging to gain mindshare with customers and partners. It’s his vision and innovativeness that have catapulted Champion up the ranks to become a $100M+ organization—and one of the most respected solution providers in the industry.


Over the past two decades, Chris has also focused on mergers and acquisitions, as well as innovative product development. He is the original founder and an active member on the Board of Managed Maintenance, Inc., a SAAS provider and consulting firm that utilizes their award-winning One-View Portal to help the IT Channel and its customers manage their IT Maintenance.


Chris is also the original founder and chief strategist behind one of the original storage cloud providers, Storage Access / BluePoint. During the course of a few short years, he had raised $20M and took that company public on the Toronto Stock Exchange. It has since been acquired by Pomeroy.


In 2012, Chris led the acquisition of MessageOps and continued the product development and worldwide launch of its premier SAAS, 365 Command. Built on Microsoft Azure, 365 Command is currently managing over 1 million seats of Microsoft’s Office 365. After achieving this phenomenal milestone, 365 Command and other MessageOps O365 utilities were sold to Kaseya.


Over the past 35 years, Chris as worked tirelessly to not only advance his own career, but those of his employees. In addition to leading a $100M organization, Chris can also be found sitting with sales teams, cold calling and coaching, and validating why Champion has been listed on Best Places to Work by both South Florida Business Journal and Computerworld.

Ultimately, the success garnered by Champion Solutions Group, its associated companies, and their employees is due in large part to the leadership of its President and CEO. Perhaps the most fitting award Chris has earned is South Florida Business Journal’s 2013 Ultimate CEO Award.