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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 05 October 2022

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Greetings and salutations. Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Wednesday, October 5, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. MSP Conference - N-able Empower 2022: A recap of N-able CEO John Pagliuca's keynote at Empower 2022 is here.

2. N-able Multi-Cloud Management Software?: Here's a preview of how N-able plans to help MSPs manage Azure cloud assets and workloads. The effort may eventually extend to Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.

3. Security Awareness Training for MSPs: TitanHQ has announced SafeTitan Security Awareness Training for Managed Service Providers.

4. IT Consulting - Company Breakup: An Atos plan to split into two publicly listed companies will be completed by mid-2023 at the earliest, Reuters reported.

5. Distribution - Government IT Services Rebrand: TD SYNNEX Public Sector has launched as a unified government IT services brand that combines the former DLT Solutions, Tech Data Public Sector Solutions and SYNNEX GOVSolv offerings.

6. Distribution - Threat Defense: The TD Synnex Cyber Range cybersecurity training facility will now include Infoblox's BloxOne Threat Defense platform for networking and security services.

7. Distribution - XDR: MEC Networks has agreed to distribute Cybereason Defense Platform to to VARs and MSSPs across the Philippines.

8. Distribution - SOAR and Threat Intelligence: Orca Tech has agreed to distribute Cyware's security operations solutions in Australia and New Zealand.

9. Partner Program: VIPRE Security Group is making "significant changes" to the company’s channel-first model to "ensure the success of its partners, sales teams, and distributors." The updates include:

  • Doubling the company’s channel sales team and placing them regionally to assist partners better.
  • Aligning the end user sales teams to the channel organization for co-selling and collaboration.
  • Opening the company’s product portfolio to "make it easier to sell the entire suite of VIPRE Security Group’s services and solutions."
  • Expanding channel sales and support operations across EMEA including the DACH and Benelux regions.

VIPRE did not disclose specific channel headcount figures.

10. IBM Partner Ecosystem Investments: Details are here...

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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.