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5 Channel Partner and MSP Updates: Monday 10 August 2020

Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, August 10, 2020. Sip up.

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A. What’s Happening Today

1. Update - Potential SolarWinds MSP Spin Off: Here are the slides SolarWinds shared with Wall Street to further explain the potential SolarWinds MSP spin-off.

2. MSP Data Protection, Cybersecurity: OpenText CEO Mark Barrenechea shares updates on the Carbonite and Webroot acquisitions here...

3. Partnership - 5G Networks and Cloud Services: Amazon Web Services has launched AWS Wavelength on Verizon's 5G network in Boston, Massachusetts, and San Francisco, California. AWS Wavelength allows developers and partners to build ultra-low latency applications for mobile devices and users, the company says.

4. Partner - Oracle Cloud VMware Solution: Enterprise cloud data management company Actifio has announced technical validation and support for Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, Oracle's new dedicated, cloud-native VMware-based environment.

5. M&A - Cisco and ThousandEyes: The deal is now official.

6. Toshiba Exits PC Market: Details are here.

7. Avaya Quarterly Results: The Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) company generated revenue of $721 million for its Q3 of 2020, up $4 million from Q3 of 2019. Avaya's quarterly results generally beat Wall Street's expectations -- as recurring revenue, software and services metrics all climbed despite the coronavirus economy.

B. Upcoming Technology Conferences & Virtual Partner Events

  1. IoT World 2020 (August 11-13, Virtual Conference)
  2. Kaseya Connect IT Global 2020 (August 24-27, Virtual Conference)
  3. IT By Design: Build IT 2020 (September 1, Virtual Conference)
  4. SaaStr 2020 Home: Virtual Cloud Business Conference (September 2-3)
  5. BonusChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  6. Add Your 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.