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ChannelE2E offers news on software defined storage and flash data center hardware for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs and partners in the IT channel.

Pure Storage Acquires Kubernetes Platform Portworx

Pure Storage acquires Portworx to expand growth in the market for multi-cloud data services to support Kubernetes and containers.

Snowflake IPO Valuation Details: 10 Things to Know

Snowflake IPO details & valuation for $SNOW investors, partners and cloud data management customers, according to SEC filing & financial reports.

NinjaRMM Launches Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) for MSPs, IT Pros

Ninja Data Protection positions NinjaRMM for MSP software platform wars vs. Barracuda MSP, ConnectWise, Datto, Kaseya and SolarWinds MSP.

OpenText CEO: Carbonite, Webroot SMB Progress Update

OpenText’s purchase of Carbonite & Webroot delivers in the SMB (small & midsize business) data protection & cybersecurity markets, CEO Mark Barrenechea says.

Salesforce Ends Data Recovery Service: Kaseya Spanning, OwnBackup BDR Potentially Win

Salesforce ($CRM) discontinues data recovery service. Third-party Salesforce cloud backup & disaster recovery (BDR) services such as OwnBackup, Kaseya Spanning & Odaseva are potential winners.

NetApp Partner Program Updates Address Digital Transformation, Expand Margins

NetApp Unified Partner Program updates seek to simplify partner engagement, expand margin opportunity and improve partners’ ability to serve customers.

Kaseya, Veeam Parent Insight Partners Invests In OwnBackup

Cloud business continuity provider OwnBackup raises $50 million from Insight Partners, Salesforce Ventures & Vertex. Insight also backs Kaseya, Veeam, Spanning Cloud & Unitrends.

VMware Acquires Datrium for DRaaS on AWS Cloud

VMware acquires Datrium for disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) & HCI. Potential winners include MSPs for VMware Cloud on AWS (Amazon Web Services).

Commvault Boardroom Shakeup: Starboard Seeks Data Protection Margin Boost

Commvault changes three board seats amid pressure from activist investor Starboard. New operating committee seeks data protection margin improvements. Proxy fight ends.

Wasabi Raises $30M; Amazon AWS S3 Cloud Storage Alternative Gains MSP Momentum

Wasabi Technologies raises $30 million & gains momentum as Amazon AWS S3 cloud storage alternative. MSPs embrace Wasabi to store Veeam backups and more.