Continuum’s Telecommunications Experts Present at the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Fall Conference

Posted by Continuum Staff

Oct 09 2014

Keith Fotta and Derek Owen Present, “Managed IT Service Offerings – the $320 Billion Opportunity,” October 9-10, 2014 – Minneapolis, Minnesota                                                                                                            

BOSTON – Oct. 9, 2014Keith Fotta, Director, Telecommunications Industry at Continuum®, the industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, along with Derek Owen, Senior Technical Specialist, Telecommunications Industry at Continuum, is presenting, “Managed IT Service Offerings –  the $320 Billion Opportunity,” at the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Fall Conference, Thursday, October 9 – Friday, October 10, 2014, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. MTA advocates and represents the interests of small, medium and large companies that provide advanced telecommunications services to Minnesota’s metropolitan and rural communities.

WHAT:           Continuum’s Keith Fotta and Derek Owen present, “Managed IT Service Offerings – the $320 Billion Opportunity,” at MTA Fall Conference

WHEN:           Friday, October 10, 2014, 9:10 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. CDT           

WHERE:        Marriott Minneapolis Northwest, 7025 Northland Drive North, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Keith Fotta and Derek Owen provide an in depth look at the convergence of managed IT and cloud services in the telecommunications marketplace and the tremendous opportunity created by this dynamic. 

Keith Fotta was Founder and CEO of Gryphon Networks Corporation, a leader in sales intelligence and marketing compliance delivered through telecommunications and network providers, for more than 16 years. He previously provided business consulting services to companies encountering transitional challenges, specific to reorganization and execution of sales, business development, organizational structure and marketing. Derek Owen previously served Continuum as a Senior Technical Account Manager for several years.

With the managed services market set to grow rapidly over the next five years, there are a variety of industries that have started providing managed services as part of their offering, including telecommunications resellers. A recent episode of Continuum’s MSPtv discusses how telecom resellers have a unique opportunity to move into managed services. For more information, visit:

For more information on the Minnesota Telecom Alliance, visit:


Tracy Wemett

About Continuum Managed IT Services

Continuum is the technology industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services, allowing its Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners to maintain both on premise and cloud-based servers, desktops and other endpoints for small-and-medium-sized businesses. Continuum’s SaaS and IaaS-based management platforms enable MSPs to efficiently backup, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain clients’ IT infrastructurefrom a single pane of glass, all backed by an industry–leading network operations center (NOC) and Service Desk. MSPs leverage Continuum’s pay-as-you-grow business model to scale IT services without committing to long-term contracts and to reserve in-house staff for strategic initiatives. The company employs 800 professionals worldwide, supports over 3,400 partners and monitors over half a million endpoints. For more information, visit follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @FollowContinuum.