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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 05 October 2021

Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Sip up.

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A. What’s Brewing Today: Technology News

1. Channel Chief: Malwarebytes has hired VMware and Carbon Black veteran Amy Appleyard as senior vice president of global sales.

2. Executive Leadership - IT Management Software: Ivanti has named Jeff Abbott as CEO, succeeding  Jim Schaper.

3. Partnership - Cisco Systems and Tata Communications: Tata Communications and Cisco Systems have expanded their partnership with new network-focused initiatives. The effort leans heavily on Cisco Meraki to "empower enterprises with simple and easy to deploy, manage, and analyse IT infrastructure for delivering anywhere, anytime access," the two companies said.

4. Partnership - IoT and Smart Lighting: Clevertronics and Wirepas have partnered to provide customers with high-scale, low-cost smart emergency lighting. The solutions have been deployed across 630 sites across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

5. Partner Program - High Performance Computing: Cornelis Networks has launched the Cornelis Networks Partner Program. Mark Spargo, senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing, is leading the effort.

6. Contest - Startup Funding: Snowflake has launched a Global Startup Challenge, which offers three competition finalists the opportunity to be considered for an investment (total of up to $1 million across the three finalists), as well as marketing exposure at a global scale.

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

  1. Google Cloud Next 2021 (October 12-14, Virtual)
  2. DattoCon 2021 (October 13, Virtual)
  3. Sherweb Accelerate 2021 (October 18-20, Hollywood, Florida)
  4. Kaseya Connect IT Global 2021 (October 19-21, Las Vegas)
  5. MSP Sales Compensation Plans for 2022 (October 21, ChannelE2E Webcast)
  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.