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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 19 October 2022

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Greetings and salutations. Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Wednesday, October 19, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. Survey – Top 250 Public Cloud MSPs: Participate here to earn potential honors. The survey is open to all MSPs worldwide. We’ll share results and honorees in Q4 of 2022.

2. Survey – Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs: Participate here to earn potential honors. The survey is open to all MSPs worldwide. We’ll share results and honorees in the first half of 2023.

3. M&A - Next Step: Micro Focus shareholders have approved the company's pending sale to OpenText. The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of calendar year 2023, OpenText added.

4. Partner Program - Web Application Development: Netlify has launched an Integrations Hub to help developers and partners "easily discover, connect and configure over 150 dev tools and APIs for a unified developer experience," the company said.

5. NetApp Partner Program: The latest updates are outlined here.

6. IT Service Management (ITSM) Automation: Is Ansible an emerging answer?

7. Oracle Cloud for Service Providers: Oracle has announced Oracle Alloy, a cloud infrastructure platform that "enables service providers, integrators, independent software vendors (ISVs), and other organizations such as financial institutions or telecommunications providers to become cloud providers and roll out new cloud services to their customers," the company said.

8. Multi-Cloud MSP: 2bcloud has "significantly expanded" U.S. operations with new teams in California and New York. The company is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner and a Microsoft Azure MSP Expert Cloud Partner.

9. Partnership - AWS Cloud Monitoring: AllCloud has launched Managed Monitoring, for AWS customers with Datadog.

10. Cloud Distribution - MSP Software: The Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace will soon feature GoTo Resolve for MSPs.

11. IT Trends: Here are Gartner's Top 10 Strategic IT Trends for 2023.

B. Annual Channel Partner Conferences and MSP Summits

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.