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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 13 August 2021

Today’s channel partner program & MSP news involves Clearlake Capital, Equinix, Liongard, Nextiva, NinjaRMM, Red Canary, RSA Security, SHI, Summit Partners, Synnex, Talkdesk & more. Sip up.

Clearlake Capital Acquires Small Business Cloud and Hosting Provider Endurance

Private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group acquires Endurance International Group, Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator & Domain.com for $3 billion.

ConvergeOne Buys Cisco, Avaya Partner SPS (Strategic Products and Services)

ConvergeOne acquires Cisco Systems & Avaya partner Strategic Products and Services (SPS). It’s ConvergeOne’s second buyout in a month and 14th overall.

ConvergeOne Acquires Cisco, VMware Partner Annese & Associates

ConvergeOne acquires Annese & Associates, a Cisco Systems (CSCO), VMware (VMW) and NetApp (NTAP) partner focused on professional, managed & cloud services.

LANDESK, HEAT Software Merger: CEO Steve Daly’s Channel Strategy

LANDESK CEO Steve Daly describes the company sale, HEAT Software merger, and the partner opportunity for “integrated” lifecycle management.

LANDESK Acquired Again, Merges With HEAT Software

Clearlake Capital is acquiring LANDESK from Thoma Bravo, and merging the IT management business with HEAT Software. Here are the implications for MSPs.

Cisco, VMware, EMC Partner Presidio Considers $2 Billion IPO

Presidio (a Cisco, VMware & EMC channel partner) apparently is mulling a $2 billion IPO. Are VARs-turned-hybrid service providers ready for public markets?

Private Equity Firms Invest In InterVision Systems

InterVision, a technology and network integrator launched in 1993, has received private equity funding from Huron Capital Partners and RLG Capital.

Venture Capital Money Dollars Currency

Private Equity Firm Acquires Cloud Services Provider

Great Hill Partners has acquired majority control of Evolve IP, a fast-growth cloud services provider (CSP). Next up: Evolve IP will make more acquisitions.

Synoptek Continues IT Managed Services Buying Spree

Synoptek, backed by a key private equity firm, buys EarthLink’s IT services business for $29 million. Why more private equity dollars will hook MSPs.