Managed Services

Carbonite sees transformative opportunity in security market with Webroot acquisition

Carbonite retreads a path that others have taken with their announced purchase of Webroot, bringing together natural adjacencies in backup and security. While they are confident about what they see as key synergies between the two companies, some key questions still remain about how the deal will unfold after it closes.

BetterCloud opens APIs to enable new runbook connectors with their platform to be built by any developer

BetterCloud has built ten connectors to major applications which involve complex integrations like real-time activity alerts, and now they are announcing what they are terming their most important release to date, which will allow developers of other apps to build connectors to them.

RocketCyber unveils free live threat map for Managed Service Providers as security platform launches

RocketCyber is recruiting SMB-focused MSPs with a cybersecurity platform that offers 15 separate services that can be offered to customers, with more being developed. The new threat map provides SOC-like identification of threats that impact each MSP’s specific customers.

IT Glue founder Chris Day to exit as Kaseya acquires leader in market of IT documentation for MSPs

Kaseya will maintain Vancouver-based IT Glue as a standalone company to sell to its competitors, while also working closely to integrate its technology into the Kaseya Suite of offerings. Kaseya said IT Glue’s existing management team will guide operations in the wake of Day’s departure.

ZeroStack continues to execute on as-a-service offering strategy for partners with new AI-as-a-Service

ZeroStack plans to roll more services out in the year, indicating some likely possibilities, as part of their strategy of providing MSP partners with more services they can sell on the scale-out private cloud they enable customers to create.