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Liongard CEO Joe Alapat: The ChannelE2E Interview

In this ChannelE2E interview, Liongard CEO Joe Alapat confirms Series B funding round, describes what it means for the Liongard Roar software platform, and pinpoints the automation benefits for MSPs (managed IT services providers).

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Key points covered:

  • 0:00 - Intros.
  • 0:34 - Liongard Series B Funding - how the company connected with venture capitalists, and how the funding will be used.
  • 2:07 - Series A investors are still backing the company as well.
  • 3:03 - What the latest funding means for Liongard's MSP partners.
  • 4:38 - The coronavirus pandemic and the Series B funding journey - Alapat's observations.
  • 6:55 - Venture Capitalist Updata Partners understands MSPs.
  • 8:03 - The Liongard backstory: How and why the company was founded.
  • 10:49 - MSP use cases for Liongard Roar software platform: The visibility and automation opportunities.
  • 14:07 - Liongard visibility into all systems - including on-premises and cloud systems.
  • 15;39 - MSP automation and next steps for partners in 2020.
  • 18:29 - Conclusion.

ChannelE2E's deeper analysis about the funding is here.

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.