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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 20 April 2022

Here five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Sip up.

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A. Today’s Technology, Channel Chief and MSP Partner Program News

1. New - MSP Security Conference: Join us at MSSP Alert Live 2022 this September.

2. End-to-End Observability Software: SolarWinds has launched Hybrid Cloud Observability, which provides a "unified view of today’s modern, distributed, and hybrid network environments," the company said. The strategy sounds somewhat similar to Liongard's unified visibility strategy within the MSP software market.

3. M&A - IT Consulting & Sustainability: That's the hot focus area at Accenture...

4. IBM Financial Results: IBM expects hit the top end of its revenue growth forecast for 2022, the company said, even as it flagged a $300 million knock to revenue from the suspension of its business in Russia, Reuters reported. Read between the lines, and perhaps IBM CEO Arvind Krishna's hybrid cloud strategy is beginning to take hold.

5. IBM Think 2022 Conference: Official IBM Think 2022 conference details for partners & customers have finally surfaced.

6. Talent - Colocation & Network Services: Equinix has promoted Tara Risser to president, Americas.

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

  1. Dell Technologies World 2022 (May 2-5, Las Vegas)
  2. Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
  3. IBM Think 2022 (May 10-11, Boston & Virtual)
  4. ServiceNow Knowledge 2022 (May 11-12, New York and The Netherlands)
  5. NewMSSP Alert Live (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  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.