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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 10 May 2022

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Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. IBM Think Conference: At IBM's major partner and customer conference in Boston, the company announced plans to "achieve practical quantum computing and deliver a 4,000+ qubit system in 2025."

2. Cloud Distribution: Ingram Micro Cloud has agreed to distribute Wrike, a work management platform owned by Citrix.

3. Managed Services Partnership: Rackspace Technology has joined NVIDIA’s DGX-Ready Managed Services program.

4. Partner Program - IoT Services: Inmarsat – a provider of global satellite communications – has launched ELEVATE: a new IoT partner program.

5. Talent - Cloud MSP: Adam Massey has joined SADA as VP of independent software vendor (ISV) and marketplace sales.

6. Talent: BlueCat Networks, which positions itself as the Adaptive DNS company, has hired David Duncan as chief marketing officer.

7. Talent - SMB Hiring Challenges: The latest stats are here.

8. Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs): Goldman Sachs is retreating from the SPAC market amid market turmoil and regulatory crackdowns, CNBC reported.

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

  1. Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
  2. IBM Think 2022 (May 10-11, Boston & Virtual)
  3. Cisco Marketing Velocity 2022 (May 10-11, Virtual)
  4. ServiceNow Knowledge 2022 (May 11-12, New York and The Netherlands)
  5. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  6. 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.