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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 17 October 2022

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Greetings and salutations. Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, October 17, 2022. Sip up.

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  • Who We Serve: Content for managed services providers (MSPs), IT service providers (ITSPs), cybersecurity consultants, technology solutions providers (TSPs), systems integrators, VARs, independent software vendors (ISVs), distributors and any other partner acronym that further caffeinates our already stellar SEO.
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A. Today’s Technology, Channel Chief and MSP Partner Program News

1. Survey - Top 250 Public Cloud MSPs: Participate here to earn potential honors. The survey is open to all MSPs worldwide. We'll share results and honorees in Q4 of 2022.

2. Survey - Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs: Participate here to earn potential honors. The survey is open to all MSPs worldwide. We'll share results and honorees in the first half of 2023.

3. Funding - Multi-Cloud Data Protection: HYCU has received funding from Okta Ventures as part of a Series B extension. The investment follows on the company's $53M financing led by Acrew Capital that included Bain Capital Ventures (BCV) and new strategic investors Atlassian Ventures and Cisco Investments, HYCU said.

4. Distribution: TD SYNNEX has now formally transitioned to the TD SYNNEX brand in its operations in Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The transition comes after the merger of Tech Data and SYNNEX in 2021.

5. Partnership - IT Service Management and Work Management: Accenture and Atlassian have formed a strategic partnership to help organizations "drive more value from technology investments, improve customer and employee experiences, embrace change and create new business value with enterprise agility services," the two companies said. So far, Accenture and Atlassian have collaborated on more than 100 engagements for clients worldwide.

6. Partnership - IT Services and Microsoft Cloud: Presidio has signed a new partnership agreement with Microsoft to "co-invest to help customers advance their digital transformation and hybrid cloud innovation." The relationship spans Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Digital Contact Center, and Microsoft Azure. Within the Microsoft ecosystem, Presidio holds 13 Gold Competencies, Advanced Specializations, and is a Fast Track Ready partner.

B. Annual Channel Partner Conferences and MSP Summits

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.