intY CloudFest is back, bigger and better!

Find out why…

intY CloudFest is our annual event where we bring our cloud reseller partners and vendors together under the same roof. It’s the perfect opportunity to find out the latest industry news, product updates and make valuable connections.

This year, however, is a lot different from the rest, as we’ve decided to lift the bar higher. Every year we strive to grow and offer our partners the best services and the most valuable opportunities. Give us a few minutes of your time and we will demonstrate why intY CloudFest is not to be missed.

New location

This year’s intY CloudFest will be held at the renowned Celtic Manor Resort in Wales…Fancy right? We wanted to get away from the busy capital and bring you into a calm and peaceful place. This is where great ideas come from, away from noise and distractions, with an open mind for growth and innovation.

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
— John Muir

The Celtic Manor is only:

  • 20 minutes from Cardiff
  • 30 minutes from Bristol
  • 1.5 hours from Birmingham
  • 2 hours from London

This state-of-the-art resort will provide the perfect backdrop for this year’s event. If it’s good enough for President Obama, it’s good enough for us! Yes – he did stay there! It’s almost like a mini holiday…okay maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but it’s definitely taking you away from your boring computer screen, with the promise of growing your business and getting the tools you need to succeed.

One day of intY CloudFest goodness just wasn’t enough

This year’s event will be held over two days. We’ve taken your feedback from last year and wanted to make sure we offer you all the good stuff from last year’s CloudFest, plus much more.

You said you want:

Access to talk directly with providers, like Symantec, Microsoft and Acronis

More time to meet your intY account manager

To learn more about the products you are already selling and find new services you can add to your portfolio

To understand how the biggest cloud players are structuring their sales and marketing messages

With your feedback in mind, we have devised a programme including executive golf, complimentary training and most importantly, more one on one time with vendors and our team to voice your suggestions and ask your burning questions. Have a look…

Day 1 – Play, learn and win together

There is no better way to connect to the vendors and partners that matter than through sport and training.

GOLF – On the first day of intY CloudFest, we’ll be aligning you in teams with the vendors and intY executives you need the greatest exposure to, pitting everyone against each other at one of the most famous golf venues in the EU, Celtic Manor.

TRAINING – The afternoon will consist of exclusive training sessions with our Platinum sponsors Microsoft, Acronis, Symantec and Comodo in Celtic Manor’s lodges. So, it’s not a question of who should attend? It’s a question of how many people from your business should go to cover all training available…

Lodge One Microsoft
Sales Training - 2 sessions

How to build a compelling Azure proposition, with tips on pricing and how to add the most value to end customers.
15.00 - 16.30
16.40 - 18.10

Lodge Two
Technical Training

Architecting your business solutions on Microsoft’s cloud, covering key concepts and how to get started with basic Microsoft Azure workloads.
15.00 - 18.00 (fully booked)
Lodge Three Symantec & Acronis

Overview of the complimentary Symantec security and Acronis backup services.

15.00 - 16.30

Introduction to Comodo’s security offering.

16.40 - 18.10

Day 2 – CloudFest (as you know it)

Day two continues with our award-winning, leading channel festival, intY CloudFest 2018. It will be the festival to remember and we want you there with us at the party.

Top industry speakers:

Microsoft General Manager for MSP & Channel Development – Mark Rice
Acronis Chief Revenue Officer – Jan-Jaap Jager
Acronis Chief Marketing Officer – Gaidar Magdanurov
Symantec SVP Worldwide Partner Sales, Global Channel – Torjus Gylstor
Symantec Senior Director, Strategic Marketing – Varun Kohli
Comodo Chief Revenue Officer – Holly Whalen
intY Chief Executive Officer – Craig Joseph

Following the excitement from days one and two, the festival carries on into the night with our annual Partner Awards dinner and drinks. You’ll be immersed within a panoramic view of the sprawling golf course, a fairy-lit marquee and great company.

What else can you expect?

  • Game-changing product release that will revolutionise customer engagement and provide free sales leads. Find out more here.
  • F1 simulator – Looking for the ultimate driving experience? At intY CloudFest 2018, we bring you a Formula 1 simulator from Acronis! Fastest time receives a month free services!
  • F1 racing car – Williams Martini Racing and their technology partner Acronis will show off a real-life Formula 1 car at intY CloudFest. This year we bring you the fastest cars, from the cloud distributor with the fastest provisioning.
  • Special guest Graeme K Hackland – CIO at Williams Martini Racing, will talk about AI and the importance of data protection and backup in Formula 1.
  • Special guest Matt Powell – meet former rugby player and Business Development Director at Bath Rugby.
  • Special guest Jamie McDonald -hear from a real-life superhero and learn how you can make a real difference.
  • Food and drinks- all included for both days and specially selected for you to enjoy.

Let’s get real

A lot has changed from last year, with this in mind, allow us to answer some of the questions and concerns you might have…

Is it worth the money?

We say yes! From our revolutionary new product launch to exclusive access to top cloud execs from Microsoft, Symantec, Acronis and Comodo, to learning from key vendors in the industry and everything else in between, this event is not to be missed! There is no other cloud event like this for the channel.

Can I really take two days out of the office?

We think two days is not that much, in comparison to the amount of expert knowledge you will return with, to help grow your business. Think about the long-term gain for the year ahead. If time away from the office is an issue, you can attend the second day only. We wouldn’t want you to miss out but ultimately, the decision is yours… speak to your intY Cloud Sales Specialist for more details.

Where will I sleep?

Accommodation is available at the Celtic Manor itself, as well as other hotels nearby, see the list below:

Celtic Manor Resort

Holiday Inn Newport

Premier Inn Newport Wales



Step out of your comfort zone and reap the rewards. We certainly did with this event and we are super excited to show you the results! One thing is for sure, you will not be disappointed. So, what are you waiting for?

 Highlights from last year…

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