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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 21 January 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Friday, January 21, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. MSP and MSSP Staffing Services: Halexo has launched IT, NOC, DevOps, and Software Development staffing solutions for MSPs and MSSPs.

2. Cyber Talent Services: TD SYNNEX has launched the Passage Program, a professional service for current partners. Delivered through the TD SYNNEX Cyber Range, the program is designed to help bridge the growing cybersecurity skills gap through development of upcoming and established cybersecurity professionals.

3. Managed SASE & SD-WAN Services: BT will offer its customers VMware Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) as a global managed service. BT already offers a managed service based on VMware SD-WAN.

4. Small Business Managed Services: nDivision has launched an all-in IT support service for small and medium businesses.

5. Managed Identity Services: Simeio experienced a 55 percent increase in new client acquisition in 2021. Sales bookings increased exponentially by 74 percent in its existing geographies, including North America, the UK, and Europe, driving 35 percent higher EBITDA than projected. Still, actual revenue dollar figures were not disclosure.

6. QuickBooks Online Resellers: Intuit has launched the QuickBooks Online reseller commercial model, an economic approach designed to help the IT channel strengthen their portfolios and expand to back-office business apps.

7. Cloud Marketplace: AppDirect is adding an Amazon Web Services (AWS) suite of products to the AppSmart Marketplace under a two-tier resale model.

8. Microsoft Azure Expert MSP Partner: Predica Group has been recognized by Microsoft as an Azure Expert MSP.

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

  1. Check Point CPX 360 2022 (January 25-27, Virtual)
  2. Dynatrace Perform (February 7-11, Las Vegas)
  3. ASCII 2022 MSP Success Summit (February 16-17, Houston)
  4. NerdioCon 2022 (February 21-23, Cancun, Mexico)
  5. ThreatLocker Zero Trust World 2022 (February 21-23, Orlando, Florida)
  6. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
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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.