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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: Friday 02 April 2021

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, April 2, 2021. Sip up.

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A. What’s Brewing Today: Technology News

1. M&A - Application Performance Monitoring (APM): Aspiring New Relic alternative Scout APM has acquired ExceptionTrap. Scout APM is backed by private equity firm Camber Partners.

2. Microsoft Cloud Services Restored: Microsoft said April 1, 2021, that it mitigated an issue with its Microsoft 365 services and features, including workplace messaging app Teams and Azure, after many users were unable to access them, Reuters reports.

3. New Partner Specializations - Microsoft Teams: Details are here.

4. Talent - Office Equipment: Ricoh has named Carsten Bruhn president and CEO of Ricoh North America. In the "coming months," Bruhn will publicly outline his business strategy for Ricoh North America, the company says.

5. Talent - Social Responsibility: Infobip, a global cloud communications company, has named Anisa Taraj as director of corporate social responsibility (CSR).

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

  1. Fortinet Cloud Security Summit 2021 (April 6-7, Virtual)
  2. Datasphere 2021: Seagate Conference (March 30, Virtual)
  3. Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs Unveiled (April 22, Webcast)
  4. Red Hat Summit 2021 (April 27-28, Virtual)
  5. QuoteWerks User Summit 2021 (April 28-30, Virtual Event)
  6. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  7. Add Your Annual Event To Our Calendar: Submit it here
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.