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5 Channel Partner Programs and MSP News Updates: 07 September 2021

Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Sip up.

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A. What’s Brewing Today: Technology News

1. MSP Software - Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM): Priority One, a London-based MSP, has embraced Action1's RMM software to manage roughly 1,700 customer endpoints.

2. Partnership - Cloud Networking: Computacenter has agreed to offer WiteSand's  cloud-delivered suite of services, which are designed to "simplify and secure the provisioning, deployment, and operations of enterprise campus networks," the companies say.

3. Partnership - Lenovo and VMware: The Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) will be the first-to-market with VMware’s software solution for the edge running on the ThinkSystem SE350 Edge Servers, Lenovo asserts. Also, the PC company has enhanced the Lenovo Open Cloud Automation management software to automate the planning, deployment and ongoing management of datacenter cloud deployments all the way to edge sites, Lenovo asserts.

4. Talent - Communications Services: Ooma has hired Shig Hamamatsu as VP and chief financial officer and treasurer.

5. Talent - Network and Cloud Automation: Itential has hired Red Hat veteran Peter Sprygada as VP of product management for network automation products.

6. Apple Employee Concerns: A group of Apple employees posted an open letter in which they call upon CEO Tim Cook and company officials to improve wages, respect workers' privacy and, in general, treat Apple employees better, SeekingAlpha reports.

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

  1. Lenovo Tech World 2021 (September 8, Virtual)
  2. Barracuda Secured.21 (September 14-16, Virtual)
  3. Nutanix .Next 2021 (September 20-23, Virtual)
  4. Salesforce Dreamforce (September 21-23, Hybrid)
  5. BigBig from Taylor Business Group (September 23-35, Arizona)
  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.