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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 18 January 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs - Survey Closes Friday: Participate in the survey here before the survey closes this Friday, January 21. We’ll announce results during our April webcast.

2. M&A Advisor - Service Providers: ContinuServe has announced an M&A consortium of 14 partnering service providers that "work together to deliver comprehensive, structured merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction services that individually would not be possible," the organization said.

3. M&A Rumor - Outsourcing: Bain Capital Specialty Finance (BCSF) may acquire VXI Global Solutions from The Carlyle Group, Bloomberg reported.

4. Executive Leadership - Cloud Marketplace: Pax8 has named Scott Chasin as chief technology officer. Chasin will oversee Pax8 engineers, research and development initiatives, and intellectual property for the company. Pax8 has grown both organically and through acquisition, and may be gearing up for a potential IPO.

5. Cloud Distribution Services: TD Synnex and Amazon Web Services have announced a strategic collaboration agreement that spans North AmericaLatin America, and Caribbean regions. The companies have had a similar relationship in place in Europe since 2020.

6. Distribution - Endpoint Security: TD Synnex has agreed to distribute SentryBay's Armored Client and Data Protection Suite solutions.

7. CEO Transition - Broadband Services: Carla J. French will succeed J. Brian Singleton as CEO of TruVista, a provider of broadband services across South Carolina and Georgia, on February 2, 2022. Singleton will become chairman of the board of directors.

8. Integration - Data Protection: DataCore Software's object storage platform has qualified as a "Veeam Ready - Object” and “Veeam Ready – Object with Immutability” solution.

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

  1. Citrix Field Kickoff 2022 (January 18-20, Virtual)
  2. Check Point CPX 360 2022 (January 25-27, Virtual)
  3. Dynatrace Perform (February 7-11, Las Vegas)
  4. ASCII 2022 MSP Success Summit (February 16-17, Houston)
  5. NerdioCon 2022 (February 21-23, Cancun, Mexico)
  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.