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Huawei: Banned In Which Countries? List and FAQ

Where is Huawei Technologies banned from doing business? Here’s a list of countries, companies, 5G wireless network projects & their Huawei business status. Updated March 22, 2019.

Carbonite’s Webroot Acquisition: ‘Do No MSP Harm’

Carbonite’s Webroot acquisition nears finalization. Webroot MSPs should expect a ‘Do No Harm’ partner strategy from Carbonite CEO Mohamad Ali, ChannelE2E believes.

IT Services Merger: MapleTronics and Blue Star Combine Forces

Blue Star and MapleTronics merge, creating a full-service IT planning and managed services provider (MSP) with offices in Indiana, Tennessee and Florida.

Microsoft Defender ATP for Apple macOS, Windows, Linux — and MSPs?

Microsoft rebrands Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) cybersecurity software for Apple macOS & apparent Linux push. Is MSP partner initiative coming?

The Future of Bots and Digital Assistants

We are seeing an explosion of simple bots for internal processes. But here’s the next evolution, according to Avanade.

Protel Acquires Xtelesis In Latest Unified Communications Partner Merger

Protel Communications acquires Xtelesis, a full-service IT services & unified communications provider. The combined company has extensive Mitel, ShoreTel & InterTel experience.

Private Equity: DFW Capital Partners Acquires Sev1Tech

Private equity firm DFW Capital Partners acquires controlling stake in Sev1Tech, a provider of IT and cybersecurity services for U.S. government agencies.

Google Pixel Hardware: Chromebook Layoffs Coming?

Google Pixel hardware employees may be searching for new jobs as the technology giant apparently rethinks its own Chromebook laptop and tablet strategy.

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Sia Partners Acquires Management Consulting Firm Loft9

Sia Partners, an independent management and AI (artificial intelligence) consulting firm, acquires Loft9, a Seattle-based management consulting firm.

Two IT Consulting Firms Create Tier4 Group

Two consulting firms, Tier4 Advisors and Robinson Key, create Tier4 Group — an IT Talent, Professional Services and Security firm based in Atlanta, Georgia.