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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 03 March 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, March 3, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. MSP Software - NinjaOne: Details about the new NinjaOne 5.3.1 release are here.

2. Cisco ThousandEyes Partner Strategy: More details are here.

3. Partner Program - eDiscovery: KLDiscovery has announced the Nebula Partner Program.

4. Snowflake Melts: Cloud data storage provider Snowflake delivered a weaker-than-expected financial forecast, and Snowflake's stock ($SNOW) fell more than 20 percent on. the news.

5. Snowflake-Rackspace Partnership: Rackspace has achieved Snowflake's Premier Partnership Level.

6. Partner Program - Cloud Infrastructure Security: Ermetic has launched the Ermetic Synergia Partner Program for IT service providers, systems integrators, consultants, MSPs/MSSPs and ISV. The goal:  Deliver turn-key cloud security solutions that span cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM) and cloud security posture management (CSPM) for AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

7. Zerto Partner Program: Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has introduced  new two-day technical training offering for its resellers and end users. The content is designed for hands-on administrators and technical users who "want to better understand deployment, configuration, and management of Zerto in VMware vSphere environments," the company said.

8. Red Hat Partner Training: Red Hat Training and Certification is expanding its hybrid cloud offerings for partners.

9. IPO - Call Center Software: A TalkDesk IPO (Initial Public Offering) could arrive as soon as this year, according to reports.

10. Private Equity and Digital User Experience: Thoma Bravo has invested in UserZoom. The deal's valuation is $800 million.

11. CEO Transitions: Splunk has hired Proofpoint founder Gary Steele as CEO. Proofpoint, in turn, has promoted EVP Ashan Willy to interim CEO.

12. Talent - IT Services: Praecipio Consulting, a leading Atlassian partner, has hired Michael Rapp as CEO. Founder Christian Lane shifts to chief growth officer, focusing on people and culture, alliances, and brand.

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

  1. ChannelPro SMB Forum 2022: Northeast (March 8-9, New Jersey)
  2. CompTIA Communities and Councils Forum (March 14-16, Chicago)
  3. HIMSS 2022 (March 14-18, Orlando, Florida)
  4. Global Telecom Data Exchange 2022 (March 17-18, Miami, Florida)
  5. IWCE 2022 (March 210-24, Las Vegas, Nevada)
  6. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  7. 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.