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MSP Software Companies Buying Up Security Technology Firms

SolarWinds acquires Trusted Metrics, reinforcing the MSP software industry’s deeper move into security operations center (SOC), threat management and managed cybersecurity options. Here are the latest moves from rivals ConnectWise, Continuum, Datto, Kaseya & more.

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?

Next-Generation Access and Zero Trust

It’s time to embrace another critical component of any Zero Trust strategic initiative: Next-generation access. Forrester Research explains why.

Continuum Acquires CARVIR: Security Deal Provides MSP Market Differentiation

Continuum’s buyout of CARVIR, confirmed today, further differentiates the MSP software company from traditional rivals like ConnectWise, Datto, Kaseya and SolarWinds MSP. Here’s why.


Today’s Webcast: Security Operations Centers – Build or Partner?

Register now and join us today (Thursday, June 14) as we explore how MSPs and MSSPs are tackling the SOC (security operations center) challenge.

Managed Security Services: 10 MSP Starting Points

MSPs building managed security services should focus on these 10 areas before deciding whether to launch a dedicated MSSP security practice or business unit.

Cloud Adoption Spreads While Security Lags

While cloud services — particularly SaaS applications — become ubiquitous, the adoption of cloud-based security like single sign on (SSO) lags, according to Bitglass research.

Commvault Deepens Microsoft Office 365 Data Protection Integrations

Commvault integrates more deeply with Microsoft Office 365 for modern, hybrid cloud data protection. The effort comes amid Commvault’s CEO search and a reorg to address activist investor concerns.

Access Acquires Six Data Protection Companies

Access, the largest privately-held records and information management (RIM) services provider in the US, acquires six data protection companies in Canada.

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Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola: 10 Next MSP Moves

Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola describes RMM 2.0 strategy, the KaseyaOne single pane of glass, major Traverse network monitoring moves vs Auvik Networks, the Unitrends BDR acquisition strategy, and SMB market shifts that MSPs must navigate.