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ChannelE2E offers news on network switches, routers, WiFi and more for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs and technology partners in the IT channel.

Acquisition: Lingo Communications Buys Network Service Providers

Lingo Communications acquires Impact Telecom, creating one of the largest network service providers in North America, the companies say.

Blockchain Network Beta Test: Ready for Partners?

Atonomi – the blockchain-based arm of IoT security provider CENTRI Technology – has  been beta testing its Atonomi Network since about May. Will partners plug in?

Service Provider Acquired After 108 Years of Family Ownership

Great Plains Communications, a family owned service provider for more than 100 years, has been acquired by Grain Management LLC, a private equity firm.

Cloud Networking as a Service Across AWS, Azure and Google Cloud

Aviatrix Hosted Service. addresses Networking-as-a-Service across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

Data Center Network Cable

Kaseya vs Auvik: Potential MSP Network Monitoring Software Showdown Looms

Kaseya VSA is set to gain embedded Traverse network monitoring software & a potentially disruptive per-agent pricing model. Will competition with Auvik Networks intensify?

RapidFire Tools: New GDPR Compliance Offering for MSPs, Resellers

RapidFire Tools, developers of the Network Detective suite for MSPs, introduces Audit Guru for GDPR compliance tool.

Cisco Service Provider Strategy, APIs Empower Partners of All Sizes

Cisco Systems finally has a mix of CapEx products and OpEx options for service providers of all sizes — from carriers and telcos down to small business MSPs. Now, those partners need to embrace and monetize Cisco APIs. VP Nirav Sheth explains why.

Google Cloud Platform Gains VPC Flow Logs, Network Monitoring

Google Cloud Platform gains VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) Flow Logs for network monitoring and management, a growing need for public cloud service providers & MSPs.

Man Thinking

Next-Generation Network Technology: What’s Your 5G Use Case?

5G network momentum is building. It’s time for technology and business leaders to investigate the potential of 5G and the other IoT network infrastructure technologies in more detail. Forrester Research explains why.

GTT Acquires ACI for Managed Services, VoIP, Colocation Expertise

GTT Communications acquires Accelerated Connections (ACI) for managed networking, voice-over-IP (VoIP), and colocation services in Canadian enterprises.