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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 10 March 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, March 10, 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.” PS: Thanks to those who emailed us on March 9. We'll get back to you... soon.

2. Talent - MSP Data Protection: MSP360 has appointed Alexandra Courson as its new vice president of sales, reporting to MSP360 CEO Brian Helwig.

3. Microsoft 365 Data Protection: Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 version 6 is. now available. The SaaS-based service can back up Microsoft 365 data to to "any location, including on-premises, in a hyperscale cloud, or with a service provider," Veeam asserted. The new release surfaces roughly two months before the VeeamOn 2022 conference for partners and customers.

4. Freshworks Partner Program - IT Service Management (ITSM): Freshworks has launched an enhanced partner program led by Hervé Danzelaud, vice president of Global Channel and Alliance. Danzelaud previously was head of Channels and Alliances for North America.

5. Funding - Remote Talent Marketplace: Instant Teams, a remote talent marketplace platform that builds and manages remote teams from 26,000+ database of military-connected, remote-certified workers, has raised $13 million in Series A funding round led by Tiger Global.

6. Talent - Government Technology Solutions: CentralSquare Technologies has named:

  • Dara Brenner as its chief product officer (CPO);
  • Weston Helms as its VP of corporate development; and
  • former Unisys CFO Janet Haugen as a new independent board member.

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.