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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 07 July 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, July 7, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. Apple Device Security: Apple introduced a Lockdown Mode to further protect iPhone, iPad and Macintosh devices from spyware. Here are Apple Lockdown Mode details for MSPs & MSSPs.

2. MSP Cyberattack: SHI suffered a cyberattack over the July 4th holiday weekend, but the incident was "swiftly identified and measures were enacted to minimize the impact on SHI’s systems and operations," the company said in a blog post.

3. MSP Software - Security Integration: A new Atera integration with Malwarebytes automates licensing and provisioning of the Malwarebytes OneView platform.

4. MSP Software - Backup and Remote IT Support Integration: Splashtop and Acronis announced a partnership that allows MSPs to access and take control of computers to troubleshoot and resolve issues directly from the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud console.

5. MSP Partner Program - Virtual Desktops: Nerdio has introduced new tier structures and benefits to its partner program for MSPs. Enrolled MSPs will now receive:

  • Discounts on Nerdio Manager for MSP licenses associated with each tier, ranging from 25%-75%.
  • Dedicated Partner Success Managers to coordinate Azure Business Reviews, suggest Azure cost-optimization methods, and assist with quoting and sales.
  • Go-Live Engineer support for Nerdio deployments and world-class support.
  • New Partnerd Advantage advanced engineering support service at an extra monthly cost.
  • Exclusive access to calls with Microsoft executives.
  • Sales kickstart and accelerator packages which include travel vouchers for Nerdio events, and exclusive early access to event registration.
  • Event marketing development funds (MDF).
  • Expanded NerdioCon access with exclusive discounts for all Partnerds and VIP packages for Gold and Platinum tiers.

6. MSP Software - Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM): A new Action1 RMM software release "empowers MSPs and IT departments to mitigate and remediate security vulnerabilities on their managed endpoints faster and more efficiently — as required to secure and support today’s work-from-anywhere workforce," the company said.

7. Executive Leadership - IT Monitoring: ScienceLogic has named Jasmina Muller as VP of global channel partnerships, and Gregory Johnston as senior VP of field commerce.

B. In-Person Channel Partner Summits & MSP Conferences

  1. CyberArk Impact 2022 (July 12-14)
  2. Microsoft Inspire 2022 Partner Conference (July 14-15)
  3. AWS re:Inforce 2022 Cybersecurity Conference (July 26-27)
  4. Build IT Live 2022 (July 27-29)
  5. CompTIA ChannelCon (August 2-4, Chicago, Illinois)
  6. Join Us: MSSP Alert Live 2022 (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  7. All Tech ConferencesListed Here
  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.