5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 05 April 2022
Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Sip up.
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A. Today’s Technology, Channel Chief and MSP Partner Program News
1. Channel Analyst: IBM, Lenovo, Autotask and Forrester veteran Jay McBain has joined Canalys as chief analyst. McBain will lead Canalys’ Channel Analysis North America research program.
2. M&A – Distribution and Cloud Services: Ingram Micro has completed the sale of its Commerce & Lifecycle Services Business (CLS), and remains in acquisition mode…
3. MSP Software – Sales and Compliance Management: Zomentum‘s sales acceleration application now supports assessments that comply with the:
- National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, which is mandatory for U.S. federal government agencies and voluntary for industry;
- General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR), which governs data privacy and security in the U.K. and European Union;
- Cybersecurity Infrastructure & Security Agency (CISA) U.K. Cyber Essentials, which guides small businesses and local governments in implementing organizational cybersecurity; and
- Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Essential Eight, which are prioritized mitigation strategies to protect Microsoft Windows-based networks from cyberthreats
4. Executive Leadership: Nutanix has named Mandy Dhaliwal as chief marketing officer and Shyam Desirazu as head of engineering. Dhaliwal and Desirazu both report to CEO Rajiv Ramaswami.
5. Fund: Edison Partners has closed its 10th fund — which was oversubscribed at $450 million.
6. Funding – API Security: Corsha has raised $12 million in Series A funding. Ten Eleven Ventures and Razor’s Edge Ventures co-led the round that included participation from 1843 Capital.
B. Channel Partner Summits, MSP Conferences and Virtual Events Calendar
- Robin Robins Boot Camp 2022 (April 19-22, Nashville, Tennessee)
- Dell Technologies World 2022 (May 2-5, Las Vegas)
- Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
- IBM Think 2022 (May 10-11)
- ServiceNow Knowledge 2022 (May 11-12, New York and The Netherlands)
- ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
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