5 Channel Partner and MSP Updates: Tuesday 25 August 2020
Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Sip up.
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A. What’s Happening Today
1. Former Datto CEO’s New Gig: Datto founder Austin McChord has joined Heart Health Intelligence as CEO. HHI develops a “cloud-connected toilet seat” that captures cardiac data from a patient’s home. Perhaps curiously, HHI disclosed seed funding on April 1, 2020.
2. MSPs – SD-WAN Partner Program: Bigleaf Networks has introduced MSP-friendly SD-WAN pricing models, the company says.
4. Direct Listing: Workplace app Asana unveiled plans to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange through a direct listing, adding to a growing number of tech companies debuting this year, Reuters notes.
5. IPO – Cloud Data Warehouses: Snowflake, one of the fastest-growing cloud software companies in Silicon Valley, filed to go public on Monday after revenue more than doubled in the first half of the year to $242 million, CNBC reports.
6. Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR): BackupAssist ER is now generally available. The platform offers “fully automated, disk to disk to cloud backup for Windows Servers,” the company says.
7. IoT – No Sale: Arm has decided not to sell its IoT businesses to SoftBank…
B. Technology Conferences & Virtual Partner Events
- Kaseya Connect IT Global 2020 (August 24-27, Virtual Conference)
- IT By Design: Build IT 2020 (September 1, Virtual Conference)
- SaaStr 2020 Home: Virtual Cloud Business Conference (September 2-3)
- Microsoft Ignite (September 21-25, Virtual Event)
- GlueX 2020 (September 27-29, Virtual Event)
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