Pax8 is emphasizing that not only will Liongard improve the efficiency of IT documentation software, but their recent expansion of their platform capability complements other adjacent technologies, including providing integrated alerting.
Most MSPs have chosen not to become involved in the UCaaS market, something Pax8 is trying to change, in the belief that their ecosystem can provide MSPs with more visibility than they have had from working directly with these vendors.
The Toronto-based cloud accounting package looks to the distributor as a key enabler to help it get in front of VARs and MSPs that serve small businesses, but Canadian partners will have to wait until later this year.
Ingram Micro Canada chief financial officer Kelly Carter discusses the distributor’s new financing options for the channel and lays out Ingram’s overall financing strategy in this edition of the ChannelBuzz.ca Podcast.
The deal will make Evolve IP’s voice integration between Microsoft Teams and Cisco VoiP available in Canada for the first time. It will also be sold initially through a Master Agent-style commission model, although that’s likely to evolve itself long-term.
Cobalt Iron has already had a strong partnership with IBM because of an integration between their backup solutions, and the Arrow relationship will extend this, including bringing IBM’s Spectum Protect into the ArrowSphere cloud.
While BitDefender’s software is highly rated and already popular among MSPs, a big attraction for Pax8 is BitDefender’s ability to layer complementary services in their console with only the single agent.