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5 Channel Partner Updates: 26 January 2017

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Welcome to page two. Enjoy a second serving of channel content — items 10 to 1 — here.

10. MSSP Security Dashboard: RiskSense has launched RiskSense Platform 7.0. The new release includes a Multi-Client Dashboard for MSSPs, the company says.

9. Trump vs. IT Outsourcing?: Amid concerns that President Donald Trump may tax offshore IT outsourcing engagements, American Banker suggests the concerns may be overblown. Hmmm…

8. Accenture Buys ServiceNow Consultancy: Accenture has acquired Solid Servision, one of Europe’s largest ServiceNow consultancies. Accenture has been buying up cloud- and SaaS-focused consulting firms. We’ll share more details soon.

7. ServiceNow Earnings: ServiceNow is still growing fast and still losing money. But the company’s continued growth has impressed some pundits.

6. Most Trusted Brands in Small Business: Amazon and WordPress rank among the most trusted brands with small businesses, according to Alignable. Yelp and are ranked among the least trusted. Hmmm… WordPress. We used it (awesome). Then we didn’t use it (don’t ask about that…). Then we used it again (awesome).

5. VMware User Group Controversy: Hmmm…. And you thought tensions were running high in Washington, D.C.

4. Earnings: We’re 90 percent sure the latest quarterly results arrive today from Alphabet (Google’s parent), Avnet, Comcast, Juniper, ShoreTel, Microsoft and VMware. We’ll provide updates as they pertain to channel partner ecosystems…

Scott Barlow

Scott Barlow

3. Another Way to Fight Phishing, Ransomware: Sophos has unveiled a rather interesting way to help MSPs mitigate phishing and ransomware attacks. We’ll share some details from Sophos VP Scott Barlow later today…

2. Most Infected U.S. States: Webroot research has identified the 10 most infected U.S. states. Taken one step further, those 10 states are at the greatest risk of a cyberattack — though attacks will certainly stretch across physical and virtual borders…

Paul Dippell

Paul Dippell

1. ChannelE2E 100 — Join Us: We’ll unveil the Top 100 VAR, MSP and CSP mergers and acquisitions of 2016 during our Webcast at 2pm ET today. Service Leadership CEO Paul Dippell will discuss valuation metrics from across the IT service provider ecosystem.

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