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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 02 May 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, May 2, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. Dell Technologies World: The Dell Technologies World 2022 conference, in Las Vegas this week, could shed new light on Dell's everything-as-a-service strategy, known as Dell APEX.

2. Channel Chief - Cloud-first Backup: Redstor has hired Datto, Barracuda and Skout Cybersecurity veteran Mike Hanauer as chief revenue officer (CRO).

3. Ubiquiti Managed Services: SimpleFly has introduced Ubiquiti managed services and support contracts, which are "designed to intercept network and device issues before they can become expensive, business-crippling outages."

4. Antitrust 1 of 3 - Google Fine: Google urged Europe's second-highest court to dismiss a 1.49-billion-euro ($1.6 billion) fine imposed by EU antitrust regulators three years ago for hindering rivals in online search advertising, according to Reuters.

5. Antitrust 2 of 3 - Apple Investigation: EU antitrust regulators charged Apple with restricting rivals' access to its NFC chip technology in a move that could result in a hefty fine for the iPhone maker and force it to open its mobile payment system to competitors, Reuters reported.

6. Antitrust 3 of 3 - Big Tech Investigations: See all Big Tech antitrust investigations worldwide involving Amazon, Alphabet/Google, Apple, Meta/Facebook and Microsoft.

B. Channel Partner Summits, MSP Conferences and Virtual Events Calendar

  1. Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
  2. IBM Think 2022 (May 10-11, Boston & Virtual)
  3. Cisco Marketing Velocity 2022 (May 10-11, Virtual)
  4. ServiceNow Knowledge 2022 (May 11-12, New York and The Netherlands)
  5. Join UsMSSP Alert Live 2022 (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  6. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  7. Add Your Annual Event To Our Calendar: Submit it here for consideration.
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.