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How Digital Transformation May Impact Your Job

To keep Millennials and Generation Z continuously developing themselves and engaged, your company should transform into more autonomous and self-steering teams, with radical decentralization of authority and mandate. Capgemini explains.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: Thursday 17 January 2019

Today’s channel partner news involves 3CLogic, Aryaka, Bsquare, Continuum Managed Services, Digicert, MDSL, Microsoft Azure Expert MSP, Movere, Navisite, PagerDuty IPO, Rackspace, VeritechIT, ZeroDown & more.

Amazon Unveils AWS Backup for Cloud and On-Premises

Amazon launches AWS Backup. Rackspace signs on. Veeam & Rubrik score funding. Can the cloud backup & disaster recovery (BDR) market get any more crowded?

ConnectWise Names President, Key Executive Moves

ConnectWise promotes Jason Magee to president & Jeff Bishop to chief product officer. Craig Fulton shifts to newly created chief customer success officer (CCSO). Kathy Smith set to retire.

Kaseya Parent Invests In Veeam Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR)

Veeam raises $500 million. Key investors include Kaseya parent Insight Venture Partners, a major private equity firm with backup & disaster recovery (BDR) portfolio experience.

Zix CEO: We’re Committed to AppRiver’s MSP Partners

Zix, which is acquiring AppRiver for $275 million, will bet heavily on MSPs (managed services providers) as part of its long-term email security growth strategy, according to Zix CEO David Wagner.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Acquires Cloud Migration Tool Provider TSO Logic

Amazon Web Services (AWS) acquires TSO Logic, which develops analytics tools to help customers & partners optimize cloud migrations & AWS workloads.

5 Channel Partner Updates: Tuesday 15 January 2019

Today’s channel partner news involves AppRiver, Capax Global, Cisco Systems, CompuCom, Hitachi, IBM, Office Depot, Rubrik, Stack Infrastructure, T-Systems, Zix & more.

Zix Acquires AppRiver for $275 Million

Zix acquires AppRiver, a Microsoft Office 365 cloud services provider (CSP) that supports 4500 MSPs, for $275 million. Can Zix direct sales work with AppRiver partners?

Government IT Services Provider, Oracle Partner Concept Plus Acquires DAI Solutions

Government health and IT services provider Concept Plus, a key Oracle partner, has acquired Dougherty & Associates (DAI Solutions), a managed consulting firm.