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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.

TekLinks Confirms, Mitigates Brute Force, Ransomware Cyberattack

TekLinks, a well-known MSP & CSP, says brute force & ransomware cyberattack targeted limited number of customers. CEO Jim Akerhielm shares details.

Cisco Partner Fidelus Acquires Something Digital’s Networking, Security Partner Assets

Fidelus Technologies, a Cisco Gold Partner for professional & managed IT services, acquires networking & security services group from Something Digital.

MSP, Employee Face Computer Fraud Lawsuit

Federal prosecutors claim managed services provider (MSP) employee allegedly logged into his former employer’s network illegally for two years.

Nationwide First Responder Network Set to Launch; AT&T Investing $40 Billion

FirstNet first responder broadband network will allow public safety workers to communicate via voice, text, data & video. AT&T investing $40B in build-out.

McAfee Layoffs 2017: Cybersecurity Staff Cuts Confirmed

McAfee confirms an undisclosed number of layoffs. The staff cuts come amid a renewed channel commitment & intensifying cybersecurity product competition.

Cybersecurity: Don’t Treat All Employees the Same When Trying to Protect Data

Cybersecurity & data privacy require more than a one-size-fits-all strategy. It’s time to understand these risks posed by different groups of employees.

More Evidence Recurring Revenue Drives MSP, VAR Profits

Managed services drive growth & profitability in the channel more than other products & services, a 2112 Group report for Intronis MSP Solutions says.

Bomgar Launches Secure Remote Access Channel Partner Program

Bomgar launches secure remote access channel partner program for VARs and MSPs that want to safely access, control and troubleshoot customer systems.

Oracle Blends Hybrid Cloud, Managed Services for Customer Data Centers

Oracle (ORCL) expands hybrid cloud and associated managed services directly into customers’ on-premises data centers.

TeamLogic IT Warns Of SMB Cybersecurity Risks

TeamLogic IT, back by 120 IT services franchise locations, says SMBs must address network security monitoring, mobile policies & software maintenance.