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News
May 24th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
Private equity investor Philip Vorobeychik (pictured) explains why investors like him are pouring billions into vendors that serve MSPs, and what that trend means for the managed services market. - read more
 
News
May 3rd, 2019 | Rich Freeman
Participants in the investment round, which comes amid an ongoing merger and acquisition spree by the IT management vendor, include TPG, a global private equity giant with some $103 billion of assets under management. - read more
 
Video
March 1st, 2019 | ChannelPro
Find out what co-hosts Erick Simpson and Rich Freeman think about ConnectWise being bought by private equity investor Thoma Bravo, paying your technicians performance bonuses, and hiring a dog to do your next big welding job. - read more
 
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February 27th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
Senior leaders at Continuum, Datto, Kaseya, and SolarWinds MSP, all of whom have direct experience with private equity buyouts, see short-term pains and long-term gains ahead for ConnectWise following its acquisition by Thoma Bravo. - read more
 
News
February 25th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
The deal gives the iconic managed services software maker access to capital and business expertise it needs to realize ambitious strategic goals, according to founder Arnie Bellini (pictured), who will step down as CEO. - read more
 
News
February 1st, 2019 | Rich Freeman
The deal, which includes a multi-year agreement by Barracuda to resell several Avast Business security solutions, immediately turns Barracuda into a player in the rapidly evolving market for managed services and managed security software. - read more
 
Article
January 4th, 2019 | James E. Gaskin
Security tools from Microsoft, a new exec for SYNNEX, and a holiday companion so irritating that his wife listed him on eBay for 18 euros are among the stories we’re somewhat belatedly sending your way. - read more
 
Article
October 12th, 2018 | James E. Gaskin
New hardware from HP, Google, and Samsung, new security software from Symantec, and a devious plan to turn working at the smart office of the future into a cold day in hell are among the stories we’re just now telling you about at last. - read more
 
News
September 24th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
The move will have zero impact on the company’s partners, according to John Pagliuca (pictured), general manager of SolarWinds business unit SolarWinds MSP. - read more
 
Article
September 7th, 2018 | James E. Gaskin
Salesforce upgrades, IoT alliances, and the terrifying prospect of an AXE body spray shortage in Texas are just a few of the stories from this week that we waited all the way until now to tell you about. - read more
 

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