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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 01 October 2021

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, October 1, 2021. Sip up.

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A. What’s Brewing Today: Technology News

1. MSP Software: Kaseya has announced various IT management, automation, data protection and cybersecurity enhancements across its MSP-focused software portfolio. Details are here.

2. AWS Managed Services: Amazon Web Services has released Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, which allows customers to monitor containerized applications. The managed service integrates with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and AWS CloudTrail to allow customers to more easily control and audit access to data.

3. Partnership - Channel Marketing Software: Incentive Solutions and Channeltivity have partnered to help customers "manage their partner relationships and incentivize their channel partners through rewards programs," the two companies say.

4. Partner Program - eXtended Detection and Response (XDR): Anomali has launch of the Anomali Technology Partner Program (TPP).

5. Partnership - Cyber Insurance and Security: SentinelOne has partnered with Blackpanda and Pandamatics Underwriting. The result: Asia Pacific businesses gain cyber incident response, active threat hunting and incident response services bundled with cyber insurance.

6. M&A - No Deal: Zoom Video Communications and Five9 have scrapped their $14.7 billion merger agreement amid regulatory scrutiny and Five9 shareholder pushback.

B. Channel Partner Summits, MSP Conferences and Virtual Events Calendar

  1. VMware VMworld 2021 (October 5-7, Virtual)
  2. UiPath Forward IV 2021 (October 5-6, Las Vegas)
  3. Google Cloud Next 2021 (October 12-14, Virtual)
  4. Sherweb Accelerate 2021 (October 18-20, Hollywood, Florida)
  5. Kaseya Connect IT Global 2021 (October 19-21, Las Vegas)
  6. MSP Sales Compensation Plans for 2022 (October 21, ChannelE2E Webcast)
  7. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  8. 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.