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5 Channel Partner and MSP Updates: Monday 16 November 2020

Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, November 16, 2020. Sip up.

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A. What’s Happening Today

1. IPO - Robotic Process Automation: UiPath has selected specific banks to assist with the robotic process automation (RPA) software company's potential IPO.

2. IPO - Artificial Intelligence Software:, the machine learning startup backed by Tom Siebel, has filed for a potential IPO.

3. M&A - SAP Consulting Partner: IBM has acquired TruQua Enterprises, an SAP software developer and IT services partner.

Peers assist MSP & MSSP industry veteran Matthew Hahn

4. Helping A Peer In Need: MSP industry veteran Matthew Hahn was in very serious accident earlier this month. Relative Jayson Hahn has set up a GoFundMe for Hahn and his family. Hahn is well-known for his work within Datto, Continuum (now ConnectWise) and other MSP-oriented communities. He also is senior director of security at Greystone Technology, a major MSP & MSSP in the Colorado area.

5. Integration - MSP Software and Security: Endpoint security software Malwarebytes now integrates with ConnectWise Automate, a remote monitoring and management (RMM) software solution for MSPs. The new integration enables to more effectively detect, isolate, and recover from cyberthreats from within their existing ConnectWise workstreams, Malwarebytes says.

6. Work From Home Tax: The debate intensifies.

B. Technology Conferences and Virtual Partner Events

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.