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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 16 July 2021

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Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, July 16, 2021. Sip up.

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A. What’s Brewing Today: Technology News

1. Tech Data CFO Retiring: Tech Data CFO Chuck Dannewitz is retiring amid Tech Data's merger with Synnex, a report from Tampa Bay Business Journal says.

2. Distribution: Synnex has agreed to distribute Zettaset'XCrypt Encryption solutions and the Zettaset Encryption Management Console to resellers across the United States and Canada.

3. Partner Program: Forescout has evolved and enhanced its partner program and channel team in multiple ways, according to VP of Worldwide Channel Sales Keith Weatherford.

4. Partnership - MSP and Cloud Infrastructure: Sercompe, an MSP and data center infrastructure reseller in Brazil, has selected HPE GreenLake edge to cloud platform to power its portfolio of cloud solutions. The effort involves HPE Nimble Storage solutions, the hardware giant said.

5. ServiceNow Updates: ServiceNow has updated its Workplace Service Delivery solution to "support employees and facilities teams in an increasingly hybrid work environment that demands flexible, agile workplace service management applications," the IT service management (ITSM) software company says.

6. Small Business and Mobile Payments: Intuit QuickBooks is introducing QuickBooks Card Reader, a payments device designed for small business owners. The move essentially positions Intuit QuickBooks vs. Square.

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

  1. CompTIA ChannelCon 2021 (August 3-4, Virtual)
  2. Build IT Live 2021 (August 30-September 1, New York)
  3. IT Nation Connect APAC 2021 (September 1-3, Australia)
  4. Salesforce Dreamforce 2021 (September 21-23, Multiple Cities and Virtual)
  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.