MSP & MSSP Industry Notes for August 11th 2019


MSP & MSSP Industry Notes

August 10th, 2019

Wachtell, Fenwick Lead Broadcom's $10.7B Symantec Biz Buy

  • Law360,com reported on Thursday that Broadcom led by Watchell Lipton offer $10.7 billion cash for the Symantec’s enterprise security business
  • The tech giant is looking to grow its own infrastructure tech platform

Dresener Partners Advised Ntixa o the Acquisition of HigherGround Managed Services  

  • Dresner Partners based in Chicago, a FINRA registered, middle market investment bank
  • Dresber advised Ntiva, Inc., on the acquisition of HigherGround Managed Services
  • Terms were not disclosed
  • Ntiva based in McClean, Virginia is a provider of managed IT, cloud hosting, unified communications and strategic consulting services
  • HigherGround based in Rolling Meadows, Illinois offers a full service IT and consulting firm with entrepreneurs and SMB organizations

Insight Introduces Array of Managed Workplace Solutions to Optimize End-User Experience

  • Insight a Fortune 500 global solution integrator announced a new collection of managed workplace service
  • Device as a Service
  • Managed Desktop
  • Managed Office 365
  • Productivity Application Service
  • Workplace Services
  • Managed Security
  • Insight based in Tempe. Arizona

Amdocs and XL Axiata Expand Partnership with Long-term Managed Digital Transformation

  • Amdocs, based in Saint Louis, a provider of software and services to communication and media companies
  • Announces that X Axiata (based in Indonesia) will deploy the amdocsONE consumer experience and monetization solution under a multi-year managed digital transformation agreement

CareWorx Fully Managed Announces Partnership with Cliniconex to Bring Automated Resident Family Engagement to Senior Care

  • CareWorx is supplier for 24/7 IT support and senior care solutions in Ottowa, Canada
  • Announced partnership with Cliniconex which provides resident family engagement designed to return time and care through workflow automation.
  • Cliniconex a healthcare software provider. Has more than 5,000 medial professionals and senior care providers utilizing their services

NexusTek Names Bill Wosilius Chief Executive Officer

  • NexusTek a national provider of IT services based in Denver, Colorado
  • Announces Bill Wosilius as new CEO, replaces Mike Jenner who vacated the position for other opportunities
  • Wosilius spent 5 years as VP of Global Management Solutions for Optiv Security
  • In December 2017 NexusTek was recapitalized by Abry Partners
  • Prior to career in IT, Wosilius eight years as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Air Force

Secureworks® Extends Red Cloak™ TDR with Managed Services to Help More Companies Leverage the Power of Its Cloud-Native Software

  • Secureworks a cyber security company based in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Red Cloak TDR is now available with a 24/7 service option
  • Red Cloak TDR TDR is differentiated by expert threat intelligence, expanded through ongoing incident response experience, and enabled via relevant telemetry from a variety of network, endpoint, cloud, and business systems across Secureworks’ entire global customer base.

TPx Taps Nancy Estrada as Service Delivery Manager for Exclusive Partner Provisioning Group

  • TPx managed service provider based in Los Angeles, California
  • Hires Nancy Estrada as Service Delivery Manager
  • Estrada has fifteen years of experience supporting channel partners
  • TPx founder in 1998, provider for UCaaS, Managed IT services ad Managed Connectivity services

UK Managed Services & Hosting Summit North 2019 announced

  • London, IT Europa and Angle Business Communications announces Managed Services and Hosting Summit North on October 30th, 2019
  • Event to bring leading hardware/software vendors, hosting providers, telecom, mobile operators and web service providers together with MSPs and re-sellers
  • Theme for the event is Creating Value with Managed Services
  • IT Europa provides business intelligence news and analysis to the European IT marketplace
  • Angel Business Communications is an industry publisher and conference organizer

UK IT services provider Acora acquires Plan-Net, announces new contract

  • Acora a 24/7 IT service provider located in London, England
  • Announced acquisition of Plan-Net

Proficio Partners with Qualys to Expand its Managed Detection and Response Services

  • Proficio a global MSSP announced partnership with Qualys a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions
  • Proficio clients now get access to Qualys apps which include
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Asset Inventory Cloud Agents
    • File Integrity Monitoring
    • Policy Compliance
  • Threat Protection
  • Proficio founded in 2019 provides MSSP 24/7 services
  • Qualys provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with more the 12,200 clients

VirtualArmour Wins $330K Project that Includes Network Audit with Global Service Provider

  • VirtualAmour based in Centennial, Colorado a global cyber security services provider
  • Expands security services with global satellite service provider
  • Has closed almost $2M in additional hardware, software and services since January 2019

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