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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: Friday 09 April 2021

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, April 9, 2021. Sip up.

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A. What’s Brewing Today: Technology News

1. SaaS Monitoring - Microsoft 365 Application Health: Microsoft recently launched a new Microsoft 365 Apps health dashboard. The dashboard may help MSPs to troubleshoot and optimize Microsoft 365 application performance. But it doesn't have the cross-platform capabilities of emerging SaaS-centric security, monitoring and management platforms such as SaaS Alerts and Augmentt, among others.

2. AWS Cloud Data Protection: Privitar has launched new software capabilities to protect sensitive data for use on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company says.

3. Partnership - CCaaS: PlanetOne has joined UJET's channel partner program for contact center as a service (CCaaS) software.

4. Partner Program - Active Directory Security: Semperis has launched the Vigilance Channel Program to help "global resellers and distributors accommodate the urgent need for security solutions that address Active Directory (AD) challenges," the company says.

5. SPAC Investments - SEC Concerns: A senior SEC regulator warned companies going public through SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) deals against issuing enticing but misleading statements about their growth, The Wall Street Journal reports. The warning surfaces after some SPACs vowed to transform zero-revenue startups into businesses valued at $1 billion or more. Related: Here's a list of 86 technology SPACs.

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

  1. Aruba Atmosphere 2021 (April 13-14, Virtual)
  2. ZertoCon 2021 (April 20, Virtual)
  3. Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs Unveiled (April 22, Webcast)
  4. Red Hat Summit 2021 (April 27-28, Virtual)
  5. QuoteWerks User Summit 2021 (April 28-30, Virtual)
  6. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  7. Add Your Annual Event To Our Calendar: Submit it here
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.