New pricing, which takes effect September 1, is only for the P13 platform, the company’s newest, and is designed in part as an incent to get partners on older platforms to move their customers to the newest one.
The company says it acquired a cloud based services management platform to provide a simpler and low cost pure play offering to the partners who want it, and that their partnerships with the major PSA vendors will continue.
The partner program has been added following Passportal’s addition of the capacity to let partners white-label their password protection services to their own customers, whereas before they simply sold their partners these services to better run their own businesses.
AVG emphasizes that having a foot in two separate sectors helps partners drive their business, and notes that AVG’s requirement their channel account people be certified in Channel Management through CompTIA is one aspect of their commitment to being easy to work with.
Vijilan formally entered the North American market in June, with a security service that layers on top of a managed service for their MSP and solution provider partners, who are their entire route to market.
AVG, which through Level Platforms has a long and strong relationship with Tigerpaw, has completed the first RMM integration to Tigerpaw’s new Web-based API. More Tigerpaw integrations, many of them net-new, are on the way.
The cloud itself comes from a partner, which does have a Canadian data centre capacity. It is first available as an integration with Arcserve’s UDP appliance and is likely to have special appeal to MSPs, including those not presently offering managed services.
Fred Voccola who has an extensive background in software and IT infrastructure companies, is the new CEO, and he pledges commitment to both customers and channel partners, which will make Kaseya well-loved in the industry.
Having exited the consumer market in Canada, Toshiba is beefing up their B2B offerings, and has partnered with Brampton managed services provider IT Weapons to provide what will be a growing package of services and support.