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A. Today’s Technology, Channel Chief and MSP Partner Program News
1. Managed Services - Robotic Process Automation (RPA): Accelirate, an enterprise MSP focused on RPA, has expanded its managed services partnership with UiPath.
2. ServiceNow Partner: D2M, the managed services division of Digital Intelligence Systems (DISYS), is now a Premier Partner in the ServiceNow Partner Program.
3. Cloud Storage for MSPs: Probax has launched Honeycomb Object Storage as a Service powered by Wasabi. The purpose-built Object Storage solution was designed for MSPs that need secure and simplified long-term AWS S3 compatible cloud storage for their customer data, Probax asserts.
4. Cloud Cost Management: Yotascale doubled its annual recurring revenue (ARR) and secured 100% of customer renewals with a 70% upsell rate, resulting in a net dollar retention (NDR) rate of 180% year over year, the company said. Actual dollar figures were not disclosed.
5. Data Center Asset Sales: Digital Realty is selling its non-core, mixed-use data center property for $205 million.
7. Lawsuit - Google Workspace: Google Google was sued by an early adopter of its Workplace cloud productivity software who claims the company reneged on a promise to provide it with free access to the program for life, Bloomberg reported. Google Workspace was formally known as a Google Apps.
8. Oracle Reorganization: Leaked Oracle organizational charts show the 30 people running its cloud and technology teams after the company's big reorg, Business Insider reports.