Solarwinds MSP’s John Pagliuca kicked off their 2019 Empower conference with an opening keynote which stressed themes for success which are not new, but which the company has enhanced with new elements and improved processes over the last year.
The study, the fifth annual one Kaseya has done, indicates no improvement in IT levels because the expansion of technology in SMB that has helped their businesses has kept their IT from getting more control over processes.
CompTIA is on board with the new TSP-ISAO for public-private information sharing and analysis specifically focused on threats impacting solution providers, while ConnectWise has issued a call to action for others to join the organization.
While some of the data reflect a higher percentage of lifestyle MSPs who serve Canada’s MSP market, the bottom line is that almost every MSP surveyed thinks it’s as good a time as ever to be in the industry.
Cyfyx’s platform provides MSSP-level EDR protection with real-time reaction capability to target fast-acting threats like ransomware. They were in Toronto this week at the ASCII event to take their message to Canadian MSPs.
Pulseway has made 2FA available as an option for years, but the growing trend toward phishing and other attacks on users have led them to make it mandatory. So they also completely revamped the system to make it more user-friendly.
Automation platform provider Resolve, which has become a more energetic player in the market following their 2017 acquisition by a venture capital firm, sees major benefits from the deal for their channel, especially MSPs.
Channel veteran Frank Raimondi is now part of the Chargifi team, and talked with ChannelBuzz about the MSP market and its role in Chargifi’s expansion plans, as well as confirming the timeframe for Canadian distribution through Ingram Micro.
Ecessa has been in the SD-WAN space for years, but only moved into the channel fairly recently, and first concentrated on telecom resellers. Now, assisted by new channel leader Leonard DiMiceli, they are focusing on adding MSP partners.
The New Zealand based company has just launched a version of their new platform designed for MSP partners, with channel veterans Eric Martorano, who took over as CEO last fall, and Len DiCostanzo, who built the Autotask channel before the Datto merger, steering an aggressive channel re-orientation.
SKOUT provides SOC-driven cybersecurity services that are custom-designed for the needs of the SMB market, and while they started out on a direct model, they have moved to a channel-only one for new business, and are actively recruiting partners.
By the end of August, CloudOak will have two MSP offerings in general release, a Business Continuity Disaster Recovery appliance that offers Rubrik technology at SMB prices, and a cloud-based Business Continuity Plan application.
A Baltimore-area MSP for over 20 years was so impressed by the potential of the compliance market that he sold his company, and set up a new one to offer services, including compliance-as-a-service, through a channel of MSPs.
The MSP360 rebranding builds on other changes the company has been making over the last year or so, which has included the appointment of a new CEO, and is geared to broadening their platform beyond backup.