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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.

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.

Wasabi CEO David Friend: The ChannelE2E Interview

Wasabi CEO David Friend: How MSPs can sell low-cost cloud storage alternative to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) & Microsoft Azure.

Carbonite, Webroot Hit Business Goals; Parent OpenText Restructures

Carbonite & Webroot hit financial targets in latest quarter. But parent OpenText cuts some staff & temporarily reduces salaries amid economic uncertainty.

Acronis Converges Data Protection, Cybersecurity for MSPs

Acronis Cyber Protect for MSPs spans backup & disaster recovery (BDR),  anti-malware, cybersecurity, & endpoint management tools. Here’s the strategy.

Cohesity Layoffs 2020: Targeted Job Cuts At Cloud Data Protection Provider

Cloud data protection provider Cohesity confirms targeted layoffs that involved a “small percentage” of employees. Silicon Valley startups face economic pressures.

NetApp Acquires CloudJumper for Multi-Cloud VDI

Storage giant NetApp acquires CloudJumper; gains virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud Platform. Vows MSP support.

Chesapeake Systems Acquires Government IT Consulting Firm StorExcel

Chesapeake Systems, a technology systems & digital media solutions provider, acquires government systems integrator & IT consulting firm StorExcel.

Axcient Anchor Gains Zoom Backup, ConnectWise RMM Integration

Axcient Anchor file sync & sharing gains Zoom & RingCentral meeting backup tools, ConnectWise Automate RMM integration. Work From Home (WFH) fuels MSP demand.

Cloud Data Protection: Cohesity Raises $250M Series E Funding at $2.5B Valuation

Data management & backup solutions provider Cohesity secures $250 million in a Series E funding round & raises its total valuation to $2.5 billion.

Insight Partners Completes Veeam Buyout: 8 Next Moves to Watch

Private equity firm Insight Partners completes Veeam acquisition. What’s next for Veeam & cloud data protection rivals? More M&A & potential IPOs loom.