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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 09 March 2022


Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. Coming Soon: ChannelE2E, MSSP Alert and CyberRisk Alliance are working on something new specifically for the MSP and MSSP ecosystems. If you’d like the early details, please send email to Editorial Director Joe Panettieri and/or Executive VP Amy Katz with the subject line “Something New.”

2. MSP Software - Compliance Management Tools: Kaseya has launched Compliance Manager GRC, an IT security assurance and compliance management platform that "streamlines the assessment, remediation and documentation processes for all IT requirements regardless of source," the company said.

3. Amazon Web Services (AWS) Backup: Druva has launched a SaaS data protection service for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). The service combines snapshots, backup, and cloud native disaster recovery within a single platform, the software company said.

4. Microsoft 365 Ransomware Detection: AvePoint has launched Ransomware Detection, as part of Cloud Backup for Microsoft 365, the company said.

5. Distribution - Identity and Access Management (IAM): Ingram Micro and Okta have expanded their go-to-market relationship to reach more than 40 countries across all regions of the world in 2022, including Europe and Asia Pacific.

6. Cybersecurity Startups In Israel: CyberMap by YL Ventures is the first open, interactive, comprehensive, live map of Israel’s cybersecurity startup landscape, the investor indicated.

7. Partnership - Virtual Red Team: Legion Cyberworks has partnered with to provide customers with a new VRT (Virtual Red Team) service. The partnership will "enable customers to complete the find, fix, verify loop to ensure any exploit is remediated and close out security gaps that lead to intrusions and data breaches," the companies said.

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

  1. CompTIA Communities and Councils Forum (March 14-16, Chicago)
  2. HIMSS 2022 (March 14-18, Orlando, Florida)
  3. Global Telecom Data Exchange 2022 (March 17-18, Miami, Florida)
  4. IWCE 2022 (March 20-24, Las Vegas, Nevada)
  5. SolarWinds 2022 North America Partner Summit (March 22-24, Virtual)
  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.