Posts by Joe Panettieri

About Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder, executive VP & editorial director of ChannelE2E. A technology media entrepreneur, Panettieri has tracked IT channel, MSP, MSSP and enterprise issues for three decades. Email: [email protected] Twitter: @JoePanettieri. LinkedIn: JoePanettieri.

Partners Group acquires EdgeCore Digital Infrastructure

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Private equity firm Partners Group acquires data center builder EdgeCore Digital Infrastructure; buyer plans $1.2 billion to fund EdgeCore acquisition & expansion.

Outsourced Software Development M&A: Unosquare Acquires Catalyst UX

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Unosquare, a nearshore digital transformation company backed by private equity firm Trivest Partners, acquires Catalyst UX.

IT Services M&A: Investment Firm Blackstone Acquires R Systems

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U.S. investment firm Blackstone acquires 52% of R Systems International, an IT services firm with artificial intelligence (AI) & Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities.

RealVNC Acquires TeamViewer Alternative, Remote Management Software Provider RPort

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Secure remote access software provider RealVNC, backed by private equity firm Livingbridge, acquires TeamViewer alternative RPort.

Five Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 01 December 2022

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Today’s channel partner & MSP market news involves AWS re:Invent 2022, Centreon, Ivanti, Perception Point Sophos MDR, Veeam backup for Salesforce & more.

AWS re:Invent 2022 Live Blog: MSP and Partner News Day 4

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AWS re:Invent 2022 news from 2nd Watch, Accenture, Amazon Security Lake, CrowdStrike, SentinelOne, Slalom, Tata Consultancy, WiPro & more.

HPE-Nutanix M&A Discussions: Will More Bidders Emerge?

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) explored potential Nutanix acquisition, report states. Was leak designed to attract more Nutanix buyout bidders?

FTX Cryptocurrency Exchange Bankruptcy Filing Timeline: MSP Software Investors Among Losers

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FTX & BlockFi bankruptcies sting multiple venture capital (VC) firms that invest in the MSP software, IT automation & IT management markets.

Pax8 Hits $1 Billion Annual Recurring Revenue Run Rate; Preps Partner Conference

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Pax8 annual recurring revenue (ARR) surges; cloud marketplace provider to MSPs & channel partners preps inaugural global conference.

Podcast: MSP M&A Trends for 2022 and 2023, Explained By Evergreen Services Group

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Evergreen Services Group Co-founder Ramsey Sahyoun describes how the firm has acquired & scaled over 50 MSPs (managed IT services providers).