5 Channel Partner and MSP Updates: Thursday 27 August 2020
by Joe Panettieri • Aug 27, 2020
Here are five (actually more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, August 27, 2020. Sip up.
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A. What’s Happening Today
2. Investment – Ingram Micro Cloud: Ingram Micro has invested in Zetaris, which develops an application programming interface (API) for instantly connecting and analyzing any data, whether its on-premises or in the cloud, the companies say.
3. MSP – SOC 2 Compliance: Buchanan Technologies has completed its Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 certification for its managed services system. Conducted by Moss Adams, the certification asserts that Buchanan’s managed services practices and related policies, procedures, and operations meet the SOC 2 standards, the company says.
4. PSA Consolidation: CyberCX, a managed security services provider, is consolidating its ERP, PSA and CRM business systems onto FinancialForce and Salesforce.
5. Cloud CRM Analytics: Zendesk has launched Explore Enterprise, which enables Zendesk CRM customers to analyze real-time data in order to understand changing needs, the company says.
7. Partner Program Growth: GitLab, the DevOps platform, has grown its global partner ecosystem by over 175 partners over the past year, the company says.
8. Microsoft Teams Security: MessageOps has released Team Captain. IT and security teams can now quickly garner key statistics pertaining to their Teams environment from a graphical dashboard to stay organized, compliant, productive and secure, MessageOps asserts.
9. NetApp Layoffs: The storage company is cutting 700 people, including Solidfire engineers.
B. Technology Conferences & Virtual Partner Events
- IT By Design: Build IT 2020 (September 1, Virtual Conference)
- SaaStr 2020 Home: Virtual Cloud Business Conference (September 2-3)
- Microsoft Ignite (September 21-25, Virtual Event)
- GlueX 2020 (September 27-29, Virtual Event)
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