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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 15 March 2022

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

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

1. TitanHQ Hires Datto Veterans: TitanHQ, a provider of SaaS-based cybersecurity to MSPs, has hired roughly a dozen channel partner employees. The hires include seven Datto channel organization veterans.

2. MSP Market Research: The latest CompTIA MSP market research findings are here.

3. M&A - Broadband and Infrastructure Service Providers: KKR has raised $17 billion for potential broadband and infrastructure investments.

4. Partnership - AI for Healthcare: Olive and NTT DATA have partnered to "fast track the creation of new healthcare solutions to transform the health experience for humans — both in the traditional healthcare setting and at home," the two companies said.

5. Partnership - Data Protection: Catalogic Software and Backblaze have partnered to "provide a secure, fast, and infinitely scalable backup target," the two companies said.

6. Partnership - Zero Trust: Adaptive Shield is now available in the CrowdStrike Store. The solution "makes it easy for security teams to quickly identify and manage risks coming from SaaS users and their associated devices," the two companies asserted.

7. Expansion - Hot Cloud Storage: Wasabi Technologies has opened its first German storage region in Frankfurt, Germany.

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

  1. IWCE 2022 (March 20-24, Las Vegas, Nevada)
  2. SolarWinds 2022 North America Partner Summit (March 22-24, Virtual)
  3. Aruba Atmosphere 2022 Conference (March 27-April 1, Las Vegas)
  4. Data Center World 2022 (March 28-March 31, Austin, Texas)
  5. TED 2022 (April 10-14, Vancouver, Canada)
  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.