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May 11, 2018
At Kaseya Connect 2018, Kaseya revealed its RMM software now combines with Traverse network management and IT Glue documentation capabilities; other news from the week.
May 03, 2018
Kaseya's acquisition of Unitrends links remote monitoring and management, professional services automation, and backup and recovery services for midmarket enterprises and MSPs.
April 20, 2018
While managed service providers continue to struggle with marketing, the list of vendors committing to the channel sales model continues to grow; more news from the week.
March 16, 2018
A revised MSPAlliance insurance program aims to shield managed services and cloud computing providers from claims stemming from the EU GDPR regulation.
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