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5 Channel Partner & MSP Market News Updates: 1 March 2023

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Welcome to March. Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day on Wednesday, March 1. Sip up.

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Today’s Technology and MSP Partner Program News

  1. Protecting M365 from ransomware with backup: Veeam Software is releasing Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v7. The release offers immutable backup copies that can be stored on any object storage repository, including Microsoft Azure Blob/Archive, Amazon S3/Glacier, and S3-compatible storage with support for S3 Object Lock.
  2. Big cloud and managed services growth: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based D&H Distributing said it saw triple-digit growth in a couple important categories last year—102% in modern applications and cloud service and 264% in its new managed services offering under its professional services portfolio.
  3. New revenue chief: Cloud-native security analytics platform provider Securonix has appointed Sanjay Singh as chief growth officer. In this role he will align, operate and scale the company’s global go-to-market functions including sales, marketing, channel and MSSP partners.
  4. PSA and RMM platform provider makes appointments: Syncro, a PSA and RMM platform for MSPs has announced new leadership appointments. Gerry Rice is the new Chief Financial Officer, Macall Gardner is director of technical support, and Kristen Costagliola is chief product and technology officer. These additions to the leadership team mean that 70% of Syncro’s executive positions are held by women and that 43% of the team is racially diverse, which the company said is a testament to its commitment to equity in leadership.
  5. Zero-trust partner program redesign: Zero-trust access solution provider Cyolo has redesigned its partner program and hired Jake Alosco as its new channel chief. The company said the partner program has been expanded to include OT environments and incorporate MSSPs, VARs and distribution partners in the partner enablement.
Jessica C. Davis

Jessica C. Davis is Editorial Director of CyberRisk Alliance’s channel brands — MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. She also oversees content and programming for the MSSP Alert Live event. She has spent a career as a journalist covering the business of technology including chips, software, the cloud, AI, and cybersecurity. She previously served as Editor in Chief of Channel Insider and later of MSP Mentor where she was one of the first editors to oversee the creation and vision of the MSP 501 list.