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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 09 December 2022

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Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, December 9, 2022. Sip up.

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A. Today’s Technology, Channel Chief and MSP Partner Program News

1. Partnership - Identity and Access Management (IAM): ConnectWise and Evo Security, as expected, announced a global partnership that involves identity and access management (IAM) solutions for MSPs. Clues about the relationship first emerged during the IT Nation Connect 2022 conference in November.

2. Partner Program: Anju Software has launched a CRO Partner Program led by VP Mike Loftus. Anju provides adaptive technologies for clinical trials, medical affairs, and data services across the pharmaceutical, biotech, and contract research Life Sciences markets.

3. Managed IT Services for K-12 Schools: ENA by Zayo has launched ENA Ally -- a new suite of vendor-neutral IT consulting services for K–12 schools. Zayo acquired ENA (Education Networks of America) earlier this year.

4. M&A - UCaaS Testing Services: 8x8 has sold its Callstats business to Spearline of Ireland for an undisclosed sum. The move comes amid a recent CEO change at 8x8, which apparently is exploring additional asset sales...

5. Broadcom Momentum: Broadcom forecast current-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates, signaling strong demand for chips used in data centers and networking equipment, Reuters said. The momentum statement comes as Broadcom seeks to finalize the VMware acquisition.

B. In-Person Channel Partner Summits & MSP Conferences

  1. Marketopia GrowCon 2022 (December 12-14, Florida)
  2. Palo Alto Networks Ignite22 (December 12-15, Las Vegas)
  3. NRF 2023 – Retail’s Big Show (January 15-17, New York)
  4. NerdioCon 2023 MSP Conference (February 27-March 2, Cancun, Mexico)
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Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.