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5 Channel Partner Updates: Friday 17 July 2020

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Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, July 17, 2020. Sip up.

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A. What’s Happening Today

1. Business Valuation Tool: How much is your startup business worth? This new business valuation tool may help you find the answer...

2. Monitoring - Internal Applications: Datadog has launched Private Locations for Synthetic Monitoring. The new capability enables DevOps teams to monitor internal applications that are not accessible from the public Internet.

3. Monitoring - IT Infrastructure: LogicMonitor has enhanced its LM Intelligence AIOps early warning system to support seasonality and rate of change variables.

4. Distribution - Talent: Tech Data has named John O’Shea as president of the Americas. He succeeds Joe Quaglia, who has retired from the distributor. Private equity firm Apollo Global Management recently acquired Tech Data.

5. Distribution - Education Vertical: D&H Distributing has launched an esports certification program in collaboration with the High School Esports League (HSEL), the Varsity Esports Foundation (VEF), the Esports Education Network (EEN), and the Middle School Esports League (MSEL). The program -- focused on partners selling into the K-12 space -- delivers resources, materials, guidance, and a video-based training curriculum to help partners successfully market esports technology, D&H says.

6. Partner Program - Unified Communications: World Wide Technology has joined the Nectar Services Corp. partner program as a Gold-level partner.

B. Upcoming Technology Conferences & Virtual Events

  1. Microsoft Inspire Partner Conference (July 21-22, Virtual Conference)
  2. ASCII IT Success Summit 2020 Canada (July 22-23, Virtual Event)
  3. CompTIA ChannelCon 2020 (August 4-6, Virtual Conference)
  4. IoT World 2020 (August 11-13, Virtual Conference)
  5. Kaseya Connect IT Global 2020 (August 24-27, Virtual Conference)
  6. BonusChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  7. Add Your Event To Our Calendar: Submit it 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.