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Seven IT Distribution Revenue Trends: GTDC, NPD Research Findings

U.S. technology distributor revenues grow across PCs, servers, software, cloud, security & more during the first seven months of 2018, GTDC and NPD industry research shows. But IT distribution challenges remain.

Tech Data CEO: StreamOne Is Critical to Automation, Digital Transformation

Tech Data (TECD) will continue organic investments in StreamOne, the company’s cloud, automation and digital transformation platform, CEO Richard Hume says. But he left the door open for potential acquisitions and partnerships that accelerate the distributor’s “content in our digital platforms.”

ScanSource Acquires Salesforce Cloud Consultant Canpango

ScanSource acquires Canpango, a Salesforce implementation and cloud consulting partner. The deal is designed to help ScanSource partners to accelerate CRM, contact center as a service (CCaaS) and unified communications as a service (UCaaS) engagements.

CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace Offers CloudJumper WaaS

CloudJumper’s workspace as a service (WaaS) solution surfaces in the CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace. CloudJumper appears to be gaining momentum with MSPs.

Veeam: Data Protection Customer Bookings Remain Strong

Veeam strategic relationships with NetApp, HP Enterprise and Cisco Systems continue to lift data protection, backup & disaster recovery (BDR) software bookings.

New Synnex CEO Confirms Convergys Acquisition

Synnex is acquiring Convergys for $2.43 billion, new Synnex CEO Dennis Polk confirmed today. Convergys will integrate with Concentrix — a wholly owned subsidiary the distributor.

IT Consulting Firm Ingage Partners Transitions to ESOP

Ingage Partners, an IT solutions provider with software development expertise, has shifted to an ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) business model. Here’s why.

Pax8 Stax Provides MSP Building Blocks for Cloud Software Suites

Pax8 Stax allows MSPs to view customers’ current cloud workloads — revealing potential upsell & cross sell opportunities across productivity, infrastructure, continuity & security applications. Next moves may surface at Datto DattoCon18 & ConnectWise Automation Nation 18.

MSP Merger: Green House Data, Microsoft Azure Cloud Partner Combine Businesses

Cloud-centric MSP Green House Data merges with Infront Consulting Group, a Microsoft Azure and applications partner.

Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2018: Five Potential Partner Moves to Watch

Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2018 may deliver SaaS and IaaS partner surprises involving eFolder, Microsoft Azure, SAP, VMware, Workday and more.