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5 Channel Partner and MSP Updates: Tuesday 04 August 2020

Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Sip up.

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A. What’s Happening Today

1. M&A - Private Equity and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM): Thoma Bravo and Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) have acquired Syntellis Performance Solutions, a provider of EPM software, data and analytics solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed. Syntellis was formerly known as Kaufman Hall Software. Syntellis is widely deployed by healthcare, higher education and financial services organizations.

2. Funding - Returned: HeadSpin, a mobile app testing company recently valued at $1.16 billion, plans to return up to $95 million in funding to investors after an internal review of financial irregularities forced it to restate its financials, The Information reports.

3. Training - Red Hat Online Exams: Red Hat has launched remote certification exams.

4. MSP Sales and Marketing: Ulistic has named Paul Corcoran as president and COO, leading all operational functions. Stuart Crawford maintains a managing partner role.

5. Partnership - SD-WANs: Dramis Communications Solutions, a Canadian telecommunication and networking reseller, has agreed to offer and support Adaptiv Networks cloud SD-WAN services to customers.

6. Data Center Monitoring: Vertiv has launched Vertiv Environet Alert, a software platform that brings" enterprise-level infrastructure monitoring and management capabilities to smaller data centers and edge facilities," the company says.

7. Multi-Cloud Management Tools: Unisys has upgraded CloudForte—an integrated, multi-cloud and application optimization platform.

B. Upcoming Technology Conferences & Virtual Partner Events

  1. CompTIA ChannelCon 2020 (August 4-6, Virtual Conference)
  2. IoT World 2020 (August 11-13, Virtual Conference)
  3. Kaseya Connect IT Global 2020 (August 24-27, Virtual Conference)
  4. IT By Design: Build IT 2020 (September 1, Virtual Conference)
  5. SaaStr 2020 Home: Virtual Cloud Business Conference (September 2-3)
  6. BonusChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
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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.