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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 08 April 2022

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Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, April 8, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. MSP Software Incubator: ConnectWise has launched its PitchIT Accelerator Program and competition for 2022. Ten applicants will be accepted into the program. The 16-week program offers business assessment services, coaching, co-marketing opportunities and placement on the ConnectWise Marketplace.

2. M&A - Managed Application Services: NetApp has acquired  Instaclustr, which provides fully managed open-source database, pipeline and workflow applications delivered as a service. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

3. Partnership - SAP Application Security: NTT DATA Business Solutions AG and SecurityBridge are expanding their strategic partnership to further enhance SAP application security. The two IT service providers have worked together in the North-European market since 2019. The NTT Data-SecurityBridge partnership is now expanding globally.

4. Microsoft Disrupts Russian Hackers: Alleged details about the Strontium threat actor are here, care of Microsoft.

5. Is Cyber Insurance Worth the Price?: Nearly 79% of policyholders believe cyber insurance is worth the cost, according to a Cowbell Cyber research report.

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

  1. Robin Robins Boot Camp 2022 (April 19-22, Nashville, Tennessee)
  2. Dell Technologies World 2022 (May 2-5, Las Vegas)
  3. Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
  4. IBM Think 2022 (May 10-11)
  5. ServiceNow Knowledge 2022 (May 11-12, New York and The Netherlands)
  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.