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August 6th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
The vendor’s board of directors has authorized corporate management to evaluate turning the SolarWinds MSP business unit into an independent, publicly traded company in a deal that could be completed as soon as the first quarter of 2021. - read more
 
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June 3rd, 2020 | Rich Freeman
Formerly known as HTG Peer Groups, the organization has grown to some 500 members around the globe by helping channel pros set goals and hold each other accountable for realizing them, according to founder Arlin Sorensen (pictured). - read more
 
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April 22nd, 2020 | Rich Freeman
Private equity investors are buying up managed services vendors. Will MSPs be winners, losers, or something in between as a result? - read more
 
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March 2nd, 2020 | Rich Freeman
In the completion of deals announced late last year and early this one, Sophos has been formally acquired by Thoma Bravo and Veeam has been bought by Insight Partners. - read more
 
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January 9th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
The blockbuster deal, which is the latest in a wave of private equity investments involving leading vendors, is valued at approximately $5 billion. - read more
 
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December 18th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
The vendor’s new chief operating officer, chief financial officer, chief revenue officer, and chief technology officer all report to CEO Jason Magee (pictured). - read more
 
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October 30th, 2019 | Rich Freeman with Colleen Frye
Announced by CEO Jason Magee (pictured), the blockbuster deals add BDR, security, and documentation to a lineup that already included RMM, PSA, quoting, and remote control, positioning ConnectWise to offer one of the industry’s most complete portfolios for MSPs. - read more
 
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October 18th, 2019 | ChannelPro Weekly
If you’re not a fan of milk-fed podcasts, you’ll love this thoroughly unvealed episode in which Matt and Rich discuss the big new cyber protection offering from Acronis, Sophos going to private equity, Vade Secure’s AI-powered computer vision technology, Supermicro’s updated partner program, and more. - read more
 
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October 14th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
The sprawling new product family includes a multi-layered edge and endpoint security solution, a purpose-built data protection infrastructure system, and a set of APIs and developer tools for connecting third-party solutions and services to those systems. - read more
 
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October 14th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
Valued at some $3.9 billion, the deal would add another major security vendor to the private equity firm’s investment portfolio, which already includes Barracuda Networks and Continuum, both of which offer extensive lineups of security solutions. - read more
 

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