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ChannelE2E offers news on managed and cloud IT security for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs, IT distributors and technology partners in the IT channel.

Intel Confirms Security Issue, Denies Patches Will Impact Performance

Intel confirms security vulnerability but chip giant downplays risk of operating system patches harming PC, server and cloud services performance.

Intel Kernel Vulnerability Patches May Impact PC, Server, Cloud Performance

Forthcoming Microsoft Windows & Linux patches to address an Intel processor vulnerability could slow PC, server & cloud performance by 30%, a report says.

2017 Saw Record-Breaking Breaches — And There’s More Where That Came From In 2018

Four cybersecurity predictions for 2017 — and whether they came true. Forrester Research is keeping score.

Atos Seeks $5 Billion Gemalto Acquisition for Cybersecurity, IoT Expertise

Atos attempts Gemalto acquisition for $5 billion. Atos, an IT consulting giant, seeks more cybersecurity & the Internet of Things (IoT) expertise.

Druva Cloud Data Protection Service Gains Momentum

Druva’s cloud-based data protection service grows annual recurring revenue (ARR) by 500 percent. Here’s what’s driving that growth.

Thoma Bravo Acquires Barracuda Networks, Extends MSP Technology Footprint

Thoma Bravo acquires Barracuda Networks and continues to own SolarWinds MSP and Continuum. The takeaway: Private equity craves MSP-centric sales models.

Uplevel MSP Appliance for Small Business Gains Managed Security

Uplevel Systems, which develops MSP appliances for small businesses, extends to more fully address managed security services & ransomware mitigation.

Will Amazon AWS Cloud, Encryption Updates Eliminate Data Leaks?

New Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud encryption, security & management settings may help customers reduce or eliminate accidental data leaks.

New Webroot CEO Doubles Down on MSPs, Managed Security Services

Webroot CEO Mike Potts & VP Charlie Tomeo maintain a laser-like security focus on MSPs in the SMB sector — as AlienVault & others give chase at IT Nation.

NTT Acquires Oracle, SAP Partner Secure-24 for MSP Expertise

NTT Com, by acquiring Secure-24, gains managed application and database expertise across Oracle, SAP and Microsoft environments, the companies say.