Compliance strategies for MSPs, IT service providers (ITSPs) & cybersecurity companies. Tips for CMMC, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, GDPR & government compliance.

Big Tech Antitrust Investigations: Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google Updates

Big Tech antitrust concerns involve Amazon ($AMZN), Alphabet’s Google ($GOOG), Apple ($AAPL) & Facebook ($FB). Ongoing news & status updates.

Meriplex Acquires MSP Reliable IT

Meriplex has acquired Reliable IT as part of its strategy to acquire MSPs across the U.S., establish a local presence and grow its business.

Persistent Acquires SCI and Shree Partners for Financial Services and Cloud Consulting Expertise

The acquisitions of SCI and Shree Partners will help grow Persistent’s financial services and cloud consulting expertise.

MSP Vertical Solutions Merges With Accounting Firm HBK CPA

Accounting firm HBK CPAs and Vertical Solutions, a Pittsburgh-based managed service provider (MSP), have merged to create Vertilocity.

Government Services Acquisition: PE-Backed BlueHalo Buys Intelligent Automation Inc

The acquisition of IAI fits into BlueHalo’s overall growth strategy and will add depth to BlueHalo’s existing products and services.

Government Services Provider Two Six Technologies Acquires Trusted Concepts Inc

National security services provider Two Six Technologies, backed by private equity firm The Carlyle Group, acquires cyber solutions provider Trusted Concepts

Wipro, ServiceNow Studio Targets Workflow Automation, Security Operations

Wipro & ServiceNow launch lab to drive digital transformation, workflow automation, risk mitigation, compliance & security operations.

Cloud Services Acquisition: Otava Buys Veeam Partner NewCloud Networks

Otava acquires NewCloud Networks to gain managed security, cloud backup, disaster recovery, remote desktop and production cloud services.

RSM Acquires Salesforce Partner Confluence Global, and C Systems

Accounting firm RSM US LLP acquires Salesforce partner Confluence Global, and technology consulting firm C Systems.

Amazon GDPR Violation, EU Fine: Big Data Privacy Reminder for MSPs, CSPs

Amazon vows to appeal $887 million European Union (EU) fine for alleged GDPR compliance violation. Legal case is timely data privacy reminder for MSPs, CSPs & channel partners worldwide.