5 Channel Partner Updates: Thursday 07 May 2020
Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, May 7, 2020. Sip up.
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A. What’s Hot Today
1. MSP Financial Assistance: IT By Design (ITBD) has introduced ReBuild IT. The program is open to MSPs with fewer than 50 employees that experienced a revenue loss of 10% or more in the first half of 2020 due to the economic shutdown.
2. IT Solutions Provider Revenue: Perficient’s total revenue was $145.6 million in Q1 2020, up 9 percent from Q1 2019. Net income surged 28 percent to $9 million. “While some sales cycles have slowed and some clients have paused project work, we’re gaining share elsewhere as customers realize we are fully remote-ready and more capable than others of helping them navigate the current climate,:” CEO Jeffrey Davis said in a prepared statement.
3. Professional Services Automation (PSA) Software: Kimble’s Summer 20 release features these enhancements.
4. AWS SaaS Competency: Persistent just earned it.
5. Cloud Management: Qualys Cloud Agent is now available on Google Cloud Platform. The agent allows partners and customers to monitor Linux and Windows workloads on GCP.
6. Data Protection – MSP Deployment: Central Technology Limited (CT), a UK-based MSP and cloud services provider, has embraced Veeam and Cloudian HyperStore for a customer-focused data protection service.
7. Data Protection – Microsoft Teams: Quest Software has unveiled NetVault v13 to simplify data protection and recovery strategies across cloud environments and workloads with a new Rest API interface, and support for Office 365 Teams, the company says.
8. Partner Program: PagerDuty expanded the PagerDuty Partner Programs for System Integrators (SIs), Consultancies and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to help companies scale their digital transformation initiatives, the company says.
9. Partner Program – Adobe and Magento: Gary Spector, VP and head of global commerce business at Adobe, offers these updates for solutions providers and developers.
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