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5 Channel Partner Updates: Friday 05 April 2019

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Here five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, April 5, 2019.

Actually, there are six timely updates designed for managed services providers (MSPs), cloud services providers (CSPs), IT consulting firms, systems integrators, VARs, independent software vendors (ISVs), and telco agents to sip on.

6. Talent -- RMM Security: NinjaRMM has hired Lewis Huynh as chief security officer. Huynh will drive the company's security and data privacy initiatives. He previously held key posts at OneView Commerce, Oracle and OwnerIQ.  The move comes as hackers increasingly attack MSP software platforms to break into end-customer systems.

5. Private Equity Slowdown?: Here's the anecdotal evidence.

4. Citrix Systems Up for Sale?: Apparently, yes and no...

3. M&A - MSPs: In case you missed them, ChannelE2E reported on four MSP- and partner-oriented mergers and acquisitions yesterday. The deals include:

2. Conferences: Next week's events include Fortinet Accelerate 2019, Green Cloud Partner Summit, Channel Partners Conference and Expo, and Google Cloud Next 2019.

1. Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs 2019: We’ll unveil the complete list — yes, all honorees — and associated research during our April webcast. Register now to join us.

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.