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ConnectWise Invests in Perch Security: Inside the Deal

ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini, aligned with Perch Security, aims to give technology solutions providers security as a service to protect SMB customers. Can ConnectWise outmaneuver rival SOC moves by SolarWinds MSP & Continuum?

Friday’s Exit Strategy: Small Businesses, MSPs and the Valuation Bubble

Most times you can’t see a market bubble forming. But you can sometimes hear it forming — if you take the time to listen closely. The more I hear, the more I suspect we’re nearing an MSP valuation bubble. Here’s why.

ConnectWise’s Next Investments: Right In Florida?

ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini will surface at Synapse Innovation Summit 2018. Florida’s technology ecosystem — innovators, investors and tech leaders — will be in the spotlight. Here are Bellini’s goals…

Serverless Cloud Monitoring: Epsagon Raises $4.1 Million

Serverless monitoring startup Epsagon raises $4.1 million in seed funding. Strives to ease cloud monitoring services.

Microsoft for Startups: A $500 Million Accelerator? (Sort of)

Microsoft for Startups seeks to empower startups to run their workloads on Azure, Office 365 & Dynamics 365. But Amazon Web Services (AWS) & Google Cloud Platform also offer free trials, credits & startup incentives.

Friday’s Exit Strategy: 12 Intangibles That Influence MSP Valuation

12 intangibles that can influence MSP and IT service provider valuations, according to Thrive Networks CEO Rob Stephenson.

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Top 100 Technology Mergers and Acquisitions of 2017: An MSP, CSP Report

What you can learn from the Top 100 Mergers & Acquisitions of 2017 involving MSPs, cloud services providers (CSPs), data centers, private equity & more.

M&A Outlook Bright for 2018, But Don’t Wait Too Long

Nearly 70% of executives at US-headquartered corporations say mergers & acquisitions will increase in 2018, Deloitte says. But be careful. Here’s why.

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Podcast 090: Rise of Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI)

Rick Gouin, CTO at Winslow Technology Group, explains the fast-growing HCI (hyperconverged infrastructure) market, potential customer benefits & key trends.

Five Ways to Get Startup Funding, Small Business Financing in Alabama

How Alabama startup businesses, IT service providers, MSPs, VARs & cloud service providers (CSPs) can find funding, financing & mentoring services.