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Five Channel Partner and MSP Market News Updates: 01 August 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, August 1, 2022. Sip up.

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A. Today’s Technology, Channel Chief and MSP Partner Program News

1. M&A - MSP Cloud Marketplace: Pax8 has acquired Umbrellar, a Microsoft cloud solutions provider.

2. Funding - Cloud Backup and Cybersecurity Software: Acronis has raised $250 million at a valuation of more than $3.5 billion, reports suggest.

3. Business Momentum - MSP Franchises: Revenue across the TeamLogic IT franchise network grew 33% in the first half of 2022 compared to the first half of 2021. Also, the franchise company has surpassed the 250-location mark in the number of independently owned TeamLogic IT offices across the United States.

4. IT Consulting - Capgemini Financial Results: Capgemini revenues were €10,688 million in the first half of 2022, up 22.7% compared to the first half of 2021, the IT consulting and services company said.

5. Partnership - Managed Telecom Services: Advantage Communications Group has partnered with Extreme Networks to "make its white-glove telecommunications services available to Extreme customers, creating an easier way to centralize inventory and expenses while reducing complexity and management overhead," the two companies said.

6. Avaya Board Removes CEO: Details are here.

B. In-Person Channel Partner Summits & MSP Conferences

  1. CompTIA ChannelCon (August 2-4, Chicago, Illinois)
  2. Black Hat USA (August 6-11, Las Vegas)
  3. VMware Explore 2022 (formerly VMworld, August 29-September 1, San Francisco)
  4. Join Us: MSSP Alert Live 2022 (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  5. All Tech ConferencesListed Here
  6. Add Your Annual Event To Our Calendar: Submit it here for consideration.
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.