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5 Channel Partner Updates: Wednesday 20 May 2020

Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Sip up.

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A. What’s Hot Today

1. M&A - Point of Sale: Standard Cognition, developer of an autonomous checkout solution, has acquired Milan, Italy-based Checkout Technologies. Standard Cognition gains Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology for retail frictionless checkout.

2. Multi-Cloud Management: Microsoft Azure Arc, a single dashboard for multi-cloud management -- including Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform -- has reached public preview.

3. AWS Backup: Some chatter about MSP360 surfaced in a big way in an AWS blog yesterday...

4. Partnership - Cisco and AWS: The latest details are here.

5. Partnership - IT Infrastructure Monitoring: Blue Turtle Technologies, an MSP in South Africa, has joined the LogicMonitor Partner Network.

6. Partnership - SD-WANs for Small Businesses: Kinetic Business by Windstream has launched an SD-WAN solution that leverages VMware SD-WAN powered by VeloCloud.

7. Work From Home - DaaS: GreenCloud is pitching Desktop as a Service (DaaS) as a solution to assist businesses with remote work connections.

8. Dell Secure Business PCs: The latest details are here.

9. Talent - Search and Discovery: Algolia has hired Alfresco veteran Bernadette Nixon as CEO.

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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.