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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 24 June 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, June 24, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. Enterprise MSP - Kyndryl-Oracle Partnership: Kyndryl and Oracle have partnered to "help customers accelerate their journey to the cloud by delivering managed cloud solutions to enterprises around the world." This is the latest in a growing list of partnerships that Kyndryl has inked since spinning off from IBM in 2021. Other key relationships include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google Cloud and Cisco Systems, among many others. Kyndryl positions itself as the world's largest IT infrastructure services provider.

2. Distribution: Ingram Micro has launched a Cybersecurity Practice Builder program to help VARs and MSPs to build MSSP expertise.

3. Private Equity - Infrastructure Software: Audax Private Equity has invested in BlueCat Networks, a provider of mission-critical, infrastructure software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

4. Partner Program - Unified Communications: 8x8 has launched the Elevate Partner Program.

5. Partner Program - Zero Trust: A new Cloudflare One Partner Program has launched to assist partners with Zero Trust, Network as a Service and Cloud Email Security offerings.

6. Partnership - Security Training: Bugcrowd will resell SocialProof Security’s services, including social engineering prevention training, protocol and practitioner workshops, and penetration testing.

B. In-Person Channel Partner Summits & MSP Conferences

  1. HPE Discover 2022 (June 28-30)
  2. CyberArk Impact 2022 (July 12-14)
  3. Microsoft Inspire 2022 Partner Conference (July 14-15)
  4. AWS re:Inforce 2022 Cybersecurity Conference (July 26-27)
  5. Build IT Live 2022 (July 27-29)
  6. Join Us: MSSP Alert Live 2022 (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  7. All Tech ConferencesListed Here
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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.