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10 Most Read ChannelE2E News Stories: 28 May 2021


This week’s 10 most read channel and MSP news stories, columns, blogs, editorials and research involved:

10. Vaccine Passport ListHeading to a technology conference? See our list of states and countries, and their various coronavirus vaccine passport policies.

9. New SAP Partner Program Details: The enterprise and midmarket business software provider unveiled multiple program updates this week.

8. ServiceNow Partner M&A ListA look at 44 ServiceNow partner mergers and acquisitions -- including key buyers, sellers and private equity investors across the IT service management (ITSM) consulting market.

7. Technology and MSP M&A List: ChannelE2E has tracked nearly 300 mergers and acquisitions involving MSPs, IT consulting firms and technology companies so far in 2021.

6. Ernst & Young Acquires ServiceNow Partner: EY Canada, partner of Ernst & Young, acquires SuMO IT Solutions.

5. Accenture M&A List: A look at more than 70 Accenture acquisitions — which typically involve digital, cloud, cybersecurity, MSP and IT consulting companies.

4. Technology SPACs List: Nearly 90 Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are seeking to acquire and/or merge with technology businesses. Still, pace of newly formed technology SPACs appears to be slowing amid potential SEC concerns.

3. SolarWinds Orion Breach - Complete Timeline: How the SolarWinds Orion security breach occurred. A timeline involving CrowdStrike, FireEye, Microsoft, FBI, CISA & allegations vs. Russia.

2. Salesforce Dreamforce 2021 - Vaccinations Required: Salesforce Dreamforce 2021 conference attendees in the United States will need to be fully vaccinated from the coronavirus, Salesforce says.

1. SBA PPP Loans – Funding Is Gone: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds from the Small Business Administration dry up before the lending program ends at the end of May. ChannelE2E’s ongoing PPPP updates continue.

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.