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MSP & MSSP Industry Notes for January 25th, 2020


MSP & MSSP Industry Notes

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Endurance IT Services Acquires Managed Services Division Of Cetan Corp

  • Endurance IT located in Hampton Roads, Virginia (USA), provides IT services and infrastructure services, IT staffing, IT consulting, project management and managed services
  • Cetan Corp located in Chesapeake, Virginia (USA), specializes in enterprise digital automation and output management
  • Endurance IT announces completion and integration

NeuShield Protects IT Managed Services Remote Techs Customers Following Ransomware Attack

NeuShield Protects IT Managed Services Remote Techs Customers Following Ransomware Attack

  • NeuShield IT located in Fremont, California (USA), and provides managed security solutions
  • Remote Techs located in Pacoima. California (USA), and provides managed IT solutions along with DBR (Data Backup & Recovery, Cyber Security Services, VoIP, Cloud Services, IT Consulting, Virtulization, Email Solutions and Web/App Development
  • NeuShield to partner with Remote Techs to provide ransomware protection to Remote Techs
  • Recently a rasonware attack targeted two common industry tools used by many MSPs
  • Remote Techs saw first-hand the affect of a ransomware attack

Immedion Names Monty Blight Vice President of Sales

  • Immedion located in Greenville, South Carolina, provides managed IT services, cloud and date center services
  • Hires Monte Blight as Vice President of Sales
  • Blight brings more than 14 tears of executive management experience to Immedion

NexusTek Engages Customers and Partners with 2020 Technology Conference

  • NexusTek located in Denver, Colorado and provides cloud, managed IT services and cyber security services
  • Announces that registration is open for Activate 2020, 3 day technology conference for SMB businesses
  • Activate kicks on June 22nd, 2020 at Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino in Henderson, Nevada

Nozomi Networks and ElevenPaths Partner to Deliver Advanced IT and OT Security Services ...

  • Nozomi Networks located in San Francisco, California (USA), provides OT and IoT security
  • ElevenPaths (Telefonica Cybersecurity Unit) located in Madrid, Spain, provides intelligent MSSP/MDR
  • ElevenPaths will offer Nozomi Networks’ advanced solutions for OT cyber resiliency and real-time operational visibility to customers worldwide
  • “Our clients around the world are deeply concerned about escalating threats and cyber risks. Security monitoring technologies such as the one provided by Nozomi Networks are a key piece in the cybersecurity strategy of companies with OT systems,” said Rames Sarwat, Director of Alliances at ElevenPaths

IT services company expands in Tampa, South Florida with acquisition

  • CompassMSP located in Jacksonville, Florida (USA), provides managed IT services, managed cybersecurity, and IT consulting
  • Western Digitech located in Tampa, Florida (USA), provides IT services for the legal market
  • CompassMSP now with additional offices in Tampa and Miami

IT services provider set to create 150 jobs with move to Sheffield

  • Little Fish UK located in Nottingham, England provides managed IT and IT consulting
  • Will open new office in Sheffield’s Steel City House with 10K square feet
  • States they will create 150 jobs in the immediate area

ConnectWise Control MSP Security Vulnerabilities Are ‘Severe:’ Bishop Fox

  • Reported on CRN
  • Multiple security flaws in ConnectWise Control
  • Could allow hackers to create and attack chain
  • Bishop Fox named eight flaws that they found
    • Cross-site scripting
    • CORS (cross-origin resource sharing) misconfiguration
    • Cross-site request forgery
    • Information disclosure
    • Remote code execution
    • user enumeration
    • missing security headers
    • insecure cookie scope

ActZero Announces Acquisition of IntelliGO to Build Cybersecurity Business of the Future

  • ActZero located in Palo Alto, California (USA) is an artificial intelligence-driven cybersecurity firm
  • IntelliGO headquarters in Toronto, Canada provides cyber security services
  • No details announced

Beringer Technology Group Kicks Off 2020 by Acquiring DeckerWright Corporation, Expands Presence in Northern and Coastal New Jersey

  • Beringer Technology located in Maple Shade, New Jersey (USA), provides managed IT services, BDR, cloud based computing, unified communication solutions along with Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Office 365
  • DeckerWright Corporation located in Red Bank, New Jersey (USA), provides managed IT services, Network security, BDR and cloud hosting solutions
  • "The acquisition of DeckerWright Corporation fits in with Beringer's strategic growth plan," explained Craig Beringer, CEO & President. "They are in a great location with blue ribbon clients, and an experienced team that can immediately contribute to our continued success."
  • No details announced


Brisbane MSP and PC reseller Stardot bows out, citing tough retail market

  • Reported on CRN
  • Brisbane-based PC reseller and IT services provider Stardot Technology will close its doors after just over eight years in operations
  • Dahlenburg cited challenges in the retail market, specifically with Stardot’s ability to compete with larger retailers and drop shippers

Novatech Launches New Managed Office Solution for Business

  • Novatech located in Nashville, Tennessee (USA) provides managed IT, managed print, cloud solutions and cyber security services
  • Announces availability of Managed Office which a palette of managed print, managed IT, cloud and cybersecurity services
  • “The information age has progressed rapidly since it began nearly four decades ago, and savvy business leaders recognize they need to approach technology radically differently than they did even 10 years ago,” said Novatech CEO Dan Cooper. “One important element of this transition is to outsource capabilities that are better handled by experts. It’s no longer practical — or cost effective — for firms to stay abreast of rapidly evolving solutions such as the cloud, cybersecurity, document printing and storage. Yet, not having expert capabilities puts them at a competitive disadvantage and, potentially, at extreme risk.”

TeamLogic IT Opens in Denver

  • TeamLogic IT opens office in Denver, Colorado (USA), provides managed IT services along with technology support
  • Franchise owned by Tim & Claudia Pillow
  • Denver office is the 200th office opening for the nationwide franchise

NexusTek Appoints Chris Wheeler as Chief Financial Officer

  • NexusTek located in Denver, Colorado (USA)m provides managed IT services along with IT outsourcing solutions
  • Announces  appointment of Chris Wheeler as CFO
  • Wheeler replaces Corey Sisler


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