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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 15 November 2021

Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, November 15, 2021. Sip up.

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A. What’s Brewing Today: Technology News

1. Managed Mobility Services - ServiceNow: AMI Strategies's proprietary mobility management platform, mobilityNOW is now available in the ServiceNow store.

2. Microsoft Azure-based Data Protection: Axcient has announced x360Recover Direct-to-Cloud for Microsoft Azure, a Backup and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) solution that protects MSPs and their clients' data in the Azure public cloud against the threats of ransomware, security breaches, accidental deletion, and cloud outages, the company said.

3. Partnership - Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Part One: Blue Prism and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have announced a global, multiyear strategic collaboration agreement to transform how businesses provision intelligent automation.

4. Partnership - Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Part Two: UiPath's software is being incorporated into PwC Perform, a proprietary operational improvement methodology and management system.

5. Integration - Directory Services and MSP Software: JumpCloud expects to release a ConnectWise integration in early 2022.

6. Cloud Marketplace - Vulnerability Management: The Pax8 cloud marketplace for MSPs now features CyberCNS, a multi-tenant vulnerability management platform.

7. Splunk CEO Change: Splunk CEO Doug Merritt is stepping down, and Chair Graham Smith has been appointed interim CEO.

8. Hardware Breakup: Toshiba outlined plans to split into three companies in an attempt to appease activist shareholders calling for a radical overhaul of the Japanese conglomerate after years of scandals.

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

  1. SAP TechEd 2021 (November 16-18, Virtual)
  2. Amazon AWS re:Invent (November 29-December 3, Las Vegas)
  3. SecurityWeekly Unlocked (December 5-8, Orlando, Florida)
  4. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  5. 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.