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5 Channel Partner and MSP Market News Updates: 08 December 2022

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

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

1. Private Equity: ConnectWise and Sophos owner Thoma Bravo has raised $32.4 billion to acquire additional software companies, the private equity firm said. The money will be distributed across three Thoma Bravo funds for additional investments and acquisitions.

2. Channel Chief - Data Protection: Veeam Software has hired Gigamon veteran Larissa Crandall as VP of global channel and alliances.

3. Distribution: Prodata has agreed to distribute Malwarebytes in the African region.

4. Partnership: ThreatBlockr and UbiStor are partnering to promote cybersecurity, data protection and disaster recovery solutions.

5. Apple Cloud Security: Apple will now offer full end-to-encryption for nearly all the data its users store in its global cloud-based storage system, the Associated Press reported.

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.