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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 15 April 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, April 15, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. M&A - Best MSP Targets for Private Equity: Using a proprietary algorithm, FOCUS Investment Banking’s MSP team shares this list of potential MSP M&A targets for private equity firms.

2. M&A - MSP Software & WiFi Management: Auvik Networks has acquired MetaGeek.

3. Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola at Robin Robins' Conference?: That's the speculation.

4. Funding - SaaS Security: Obsidian Security, a provider of  SaaS Security and Posture Management (SSPM), has raised $90 million in Series C financing led by Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners and IVP, with participation from existing investors Greylock, Wing and GV.

5. ServiceNow - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): ServiceNow shared a DEI progress report here. Related: Track diversity, equity and inclusion reports from dozens of technology companies here.

6. Veeam Vulnerabilities: Two critical vulnerabilities has been discovered in Veeam backup solutions which may have put users at risk of a ransomware attack, TechRadar reports.

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

  1. Robin Robins Boot Camp 2022 (April 19-22, Nashville, Tennessee)
  2. Dell Technologies World 2022 (May 2-5, Las Vegas)
  3. Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
  4. IBM Think 2022 (May 10-11)
  5. ServiceNow Knowledge 2022 (May 11-12, New York and The Netherlands)
  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.