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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 28 April 2022

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Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, April 28, 2022. Sip up.

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

1. Right to Repair - Apple: The Apple Self Service Repair Store launched in the United States and will expand to additional countries — beginning in Europe — later this year, the company said. The move comes as some customers and resellers seek more Right to Repair capabilities from technology companies.

2. ServiceNow Quarterly Financial Results: The company's revenues were $1.72 billion in Q1 of 2022, up 27% from Q1 of 2021.

3. Atos Exits Russia: The IT services company has moved its Russia services to such countries as India and Turkey, according to Reuters.

4. IT Services Revenues: Perficient's revenue in Q1 2022 was $222.1 million, up 31% compared to Q1 of 2021. Also, net income jumped 100% to $27.1 million.

5. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Software: The executive team shakeup at UiPath continues...

6. Channel Partner Program - Ransomware Mitigation: Racktop Systems, a provider of cyberstorage solutions that defend against ransomware and insider threats, has expanded its Channel Partner Program to include MSP and MSSP focus areas.

7. Channel Partner Program - Public Cloud Backup: HYCUhas announced new ransomware assessment and recovery services for partners. Also, HYCU rolled out a new certification program for MSPs, MSSPs, and CSP, the company said.

8. Partnership - SD-WANs: Comcast Business has expanded its strategic partnership with Cisco through the addition of Cisco SD-WAN powered by Viptela to its managed SD-WAN solutions portfolio.

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. Join UsMSSP 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.