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5 Channel Partner Updates: Monday 15 June 2020


Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, June 15, 2020. Sip up.

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A. What’s Happening Today

1. Diversity and Business Performance: Businesses with high levels of diversity in both upper management and lower management achieved the greatest levels of productivity, according to a study from the Academy of Management (AOM) Journal.

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LinkedIn: Andy Stewart, CEO, Evoque Data Center Solutions

2. Talent - Colocation Services: Evoque Data Center Solutions has hired TierPoint veteran Andy Stewart as CEO. Stewart also has been an executive advisor at Thompson Street Capital Partners and a board member at BCM One, a managed technology solutions provider.

3. Contact Centers and Work From Home (WFH): iOPEX Technologies, a global business operations and technology services provider, has launched Work At Home Agents model for contact center operations. The offering provides omni-channel customer support to organizations with a strong requirement of flexible workforce for seasonal ramps and services geared towards sales, iOPEX asserts.

4. Private Equity and Coding Skills:  Summit Partners has invested in CoderPad, a platform for assessing technical skills. CoderPad offers a "collaborative programming environment that helps hiring organizations efficiently and accurately assess technical skills of candidates," the company says.

5. Partner Program - Multi-Cloud Services: HYCU has launched a New Cloud Services Provider Program for cloud service providers (CSPs). The program allows partners to offer a co-branded service that can deliver data migration, data protection and disaster recovery as a service. HYCU also continues to invest in its Global Partner Program to maximize partner profitability, partner training, education and support, and sales support and enablement, the company says.

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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.