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5 Channel Partner Updates: Friday 23 March 2018

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Good morning, channel partners. Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, March 23, 2018.

Actually, there are eight timely updates designed for VARs, managed services providers (MSPs), cloud services providers (CSPs), independent software vendors (ISVs), telco master agents and telco agents to sip on. Take a look…

8. Partner Program - Performance Management: Reflektive, a real-time performance management cloud company, launched a new partner program. Among the inaugural members: NeuroLeadership Institute (NLI).

7. Partner Program - Cloud Integration: Talend, which develops cloud and big data integration solutions, plans to increase its global partner program investments —including pre-sales and sales enablement support for Talend’s big data, cloud, ISV, VAR and SI partners.

6. Office 365 Monitoring: ManageEngine has added Office 365 monitoring capabilities to O365 Manager Plus, one of the components of its SIEM solution, Log360. Available immediately, the latest version of the component offers health and performance monitoring for many Office 365 services, including Exchange Online, Azure Active Directory, Skype for Business and OneDrive for Business, ManageEngine says.

5. CenturyLink SMB Hiring: Yes, the major service provider continues to hire talent focused on SMB IT services...

4. Multi-Cloud Management: CSRA Inc, the large government IT consulting firm, now supports Google Cloud Platform. The company already has Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure relationships in place. Both General Dynamics and CACI International are bidding to buy CSRA.

3. ConnectWise Looks Homeward: CEO Arnie Bellini is looking for potential investments right in ConnectWise's back yard -- while giving back to the local community. The Tampa-based company will participate in the 2018 Synapse Innovation Summit on March 28-29. The conference unites innovators, entrepreneurs, corporations and community leaders from across Florida. We'll share more details soon.

2. Next Week: Watch for partner-centric news to emerge from HP Enterprise's Aruba Atmosphere 2018 conference as well as Digital Signage Expo 2018.

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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.