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5 Channel Partner Updates: Friday 22 March 2019

Today’s channel partner news involves BEC Technologies wireless WANs; Ingram Micro distribution; HoneyBook Solopreneur software funding; Microsoft Defender for Apple macOS & more.

Funding Stages: From Startups to IPOs

There are five major funding stages before you can plan on exiting through an IPO. Here’s a look at each stage.

The “Real Cost” Of A Salesperson

Assuming you hire the right sales person it could take a year to properly measure the person’s performance. Hire the wrong person and things can get really expense.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: Wednesday 20 March 2019

Today’s channel partner news involves 2nd Watch, AC Global Risk’s Bill Falk, Cisco Systems WebEx AI, Cologix, Highfive’s Greg Popham, HP Device as a Service, Ingram Micro, Quest Software, RiverMeadow Software, Votiro & more.

Xerox Customer Financing: Up for Sale?

Xerox Customer Financing business unit essentially is up for sale. Xerox partners & office equipment dealers that leverage leasing & managed print services (MPS) should watch closely.

Dimension Data MEA: Partial Management Buyout?

Dimension Data’s MEA (Middle East and Africa) business may undergo a management buyout, with parent NTT potentially shifting to minority ownership, a report says.

HCL Technologies Acquires Digital Transformation Consulting Firm

India’s HCL Technologies acquires Strong-Bridge Envision (SBE), a Seattle-based digital transformation consulting firm with 200 employees.

Broadcom: CA Technologies Acquisition Performing Well (So Far)

Broadcom’s buyout of CA Technologies is performing well. Most of the strategy involve’s CA’s mainframe software, but some messaging for MSPs & service providers has emerged.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: Friday 15 March 2019

Today’s channel partner updates involve Barracuda MSP, Gartner, InterCloud Systems, MapR, Oracle, Palo Alto Networks, Synnex, T-Systems, TitanHQ, Windstream & more.

Deloitte Acquires Splunk Partner; Continues IT Consulting Tuck-Ins Worldwide

Deloitte acquires Splunk partner Converging Data. Acquisition strategy spans cybersecurity & cloud services consulting for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud Platform (GCP).