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5 Channel Partner Updates: Friday 25 October 2019

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Here five (actually, far more…) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, October 25, 2019.

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A. What’s Hot Today

1. ConnectWise IT Nation – Complete Coverage: It's all here.

2. M&A - MSPs: ImageNet Consulting has acquired I.T. Guys, uniting two managed IT services providers (MSPs) in Oklahoma City.

3. Data Protection: Axcient has unveiled AutoVerify, an enhancement to Axcient's BRC and Replibit's nightly BootVM  check feature, providing validation of the recoverability of the backup snapshots and protected environment, the company says.=

4. Cybersecurity Certification: CompTIA is beta testing an exam for the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) credential.

B. Partnerships and Strategic Alliances

1. Internal MSP Security: Blackpoint Cyber has unveiled an MSP Protect program, which offers special pricing to all MSPs to help secure their own internal networks, the company says.

2. Cisco Security Partner Strategy: New clues about Cisco's security partner strategy emerged here ahead of Cisco Partner Summit 2019.

3. ServiceNow Partner: FylForm of the United Kingdom has earned ServiceNow Elite Partner Status.

4, IoT Partnership: Eseye and Gemalto are partnering to deliver a "family of pre-integrated modules that will simplify IoT device design, cloud connectivity and accelerate time-to-market," the two companies say.

C. Next Five Technology Conferences

  1. Vision 2019: The 20 Conference for MSPs (October 27-29, Dallas, Texas)
  2. NetApp Insight 2019 (October 28-30, Las Vegas)
  3. ConnectWise IT Nation Connect 2019 (October 30-November 1, Orlando, Florida)
  4. Kaseya Connect IT Europe 2019 (November 4-7, Amsterdam)
  5. Cisco Partner Summit (November 5-7, Las Vegas)
  6. BonusChannelE2E’s complete event calendar

Got news to share for our morning update? Email me: [email protected].

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.