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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 17 September 2021

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Here are exactly five (no more, no less) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, September 17, 2021. Sip up.

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  • Who We Serve: Content for managed services providers (MSPs), IT service providers (ITSPs), technology solutions providers (TSPs), cloud services providers (CSPs), IT consulting firms, systems integrators, VARs, independent software vendors (ISVs), and any other partner acronym that further caffeinates our already stellar SEO.
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A. What’s Brewing Today: Technology News

1. Top 250 MSSPs for 2021: The newly unveiled list is here.

2. MSP Software - Help Wanted in Canada: Kaseya plans to add 75 new positions in Vancouver, Canada by the end of 2022. You can find and apply for the open Kaseya positions here. Moreover, Kaseya's backup platforms -- Unitrends and Spanning -- now have localized data center instances in Quebec and Ontario.

3. IPO - Identity Software: ForgeRock, as expected, has launched an initial public offering. Shares in $FORG surged more than 40 percent on the company's opening day.

4. Hackers Target ManageEngine Vulnerability: The exploit involves ManageEngine's ADSelfService Plus, the CISA and FBI warn. ManageEngine, owned by Zoho, has a large following in the MSP market.

5. MSP Acquisitions List: ChannelE2E has now tracked more than 550 technology company mergers and acquisitions in 2021. Many of the deals involve MSPs, IT consulting firms and private equity firms worldwide...

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

  1. Nutanix .Next 2021 (September 20-23, Virtual)
  2. Salesforce Dreamforce (September 21-23, Hybrid)
  3. BigBig from Taylor Business Group (September 23-25, Arizona)
  4. VMware VMworld 2021 (October 5-7, Virtual)
  5. UiPath Forward IV 2021 (October 5-6, Las Vegas)
  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.