VAR (value-added reseller) news, channel partner programs, and business evolution strategies toward monthly recurring revenue (MRR) & managed services.

Upstack Acquires Global Communications Network And Appoints New President

Upstack has acquired Global Communications Networks (GCN) and named its founder and CEO Chris Palermo as president of Upstack.

Accounting Firm Baker Tilly Acquires MSP, Sage Partner AcctTwo

Accounting firm Baker Tilly acquires AcctTwo Shared Services, an MSP and VAR for on Sage Intacct software.

Diversified Acquires Audio-Visual Integrator HB Communications

Global technology solutions provider Diversified acquires HB Communications, an audio-visual (AV) integrator. Corporate Finance Associates (CFA) represents seller.

CompuCom Introduces Microsoft Surface Laptop Support Services

ODP’s CompuCom introduces Microsoft Surface hardware support services — a solid sign for the MSP as it seeks a new owner.

How to Assess Partner Supply Chain Risks

How to tell if you are at risk because your partners are; or, more accurately, exactly how much risk each of you pose to the partnership.

SWK Technologies Acquires Sage Software Partner CT-Solution

SilverSun subsidiary SWK Technologies acquires Sage Software partner CT-Solution for business software expertise & geographic reach.

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i3 Business Solutions Acquires IBM System Reseller Computer Alliance Inc

i3 Business Solutions’ acquisition of Computer Alliance will allow the company to bolster its presence and customer base in Eastern Michigan.

Beetoobi IT Solutions Buys Meadows Computer Repair

Beetoobi IT Solutions acquires Meadows Computer Repair to expand IT services across the southern Virginia region and add new talent.

Managed Print Services, Office Equipment Acquisition: GAM Tech Buys Xerox Partner MRG

GAM Tech acquires Xerox partner & managed print services provider MRG Technologies. Office equipment specialists expands its Canadian IT services customer base.

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HP Amplify: New, Simplified Channel Partner Program

HP unveils Amplify, a simplified global partner program that replaces HP Partner First & makes it easier for partners to collaborate with PC & printer giant, company says.