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5 Channel Partner & MSP Market News Updates: 30 June 2023

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Happy Friday! Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day on June 30, 2023.

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B. Today’s Technology and MSP Partner Program News

  1. Cognizant Partners With ServiceNow: Cognizant and ServiceNow have formed a strategic partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption of AI-driven automation in various industries. The collaboration is expected to create a combined business worth $1 billion for both companies. Cognizant's ServiceNow Business Group will leverage AI technology to improve operational effectiveness, enhance customer experiences, and expedite innovation by utilizing Cognizant's domain expertise and ServiceNow's platform solutions.
  2. High Wire Networks and EverFast Fiber Networks Join Forces: High Wire Networks has been chosen as the exclusive provider of managed cybersecurity services for EverFast Fiber Networks' business customers. The companies say the partnership will offer bundled services that include High Wire's Overwatch advanced cybersecurity managed services along with EverFast's networking technology and high-speed internet.
  1. DXC Technology Expands Partnership with Oracle for Cloud Application Services on OCI: DXC Technology has expanded its strategic cloud Managed Service Provider (MSP) partnership with Oracle to deliver new application services powered by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). The collaboration aims to provide customers with application transformation, modernization, and digital innovation, driving business agility and scalability. DXC says it will offer both Oracle and non-Oracle application services running on OCI, allowing for faster and more cost-effective transformation solutions with reduced cloud platform costs.
  2. Alliance of Channel Women Opens Nominations for 2023 ACW LEAD Awards: The Alliance of Channel Women has commenced the nomination process for the 2023 ACW LEAD Awards, which aim to acknowledge outstanding women in the technology channel. These awards recognize women who demonstrate courage, creativity, collaboration, connection, and confidence in advancing their careers within the channel. The winners will be celebrated during a ceremony at the Alliance of Channel Women ACWConnect Live! Networking Event on October 30, which coincides with the Channel Futures Leadership Summit in Miami Beach, Florida.
  3. ASG Announces Executive Appointments in Managed Services Team: Advanced Systems Group (ASG) has made executive-level appointments within its Managed Services team, with Mike Tyler joining as Director of Operations, Production, and Reham Ayoub as Director of Operations, Creative. They will report to Jody Boatwright, VP & GM Managed Services, Media Production, ASG. The Managed Services team at ASG provides tailored workforce and talent solutions for various roles in the creative, media production, business operations, IT, and engineering fields, with Tyler overseeing onsite production teams and Ayoub managing creative operations and post-production teams.

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