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Channel Happy Hour Episode 336: COVID Charge!

Things We Talk About:

  • Accenture Study Sees IT Driving Growth
  • ConnectWise Acquires Service Leadership
  • Rapid7 Acquires Alcide
  • Vendia Raises $15M for Transaction Processing
  • CloudBees Names New CEO
  • CloudBolt Bridges DevOps and IT Divide
  • vFunction Automates Microservices Conversions
  • Linux Foundation Takes Control of Magma
  • AppDynamics Partners with Cisco on Cybersecurity
  • CNCF Graduates OPA
  • HappyFox Brings AI to Slack

Welcome to The Channel Happy Hour, Episode 336, recorded on Feb 8th, 2021. From Channel Happy Hour Headquarters in Boca Raton, I’m Mike Vizard
And I’m Charlene O’Hanlon, chief content officer for MediaOps, publisher of DevOps, Container Journal, Security Boulevard, Digital Anarchist and

The Primary Target

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Accenture Study Sees IT Driving Economic Growth

MSPs need to take charge of IT trends in the post COVID-19 era

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ConnectWise Acquires Service Leadership

ConnectWise Acquires Service Leadership, Inc. Led by Paul Dippell

Rumors, Moves, Surprises, and Acquisitions

Rapid7 Acquires Alcide

Rapid7 Acquires Alcide in Bid to Unify Security

Vendia Raises $15M to Disrupt Transaction Processing

Vendia raises $15.5 million to disrupt transaction processing

CloudBees Names New CEO

CloudBees Appoints New CEO to Drive Next Level of DevOps Growth

And Then This

CloudBolt Software Looks to Bridge DevOps and IT Divide

CloudBolt Software Aims to Bridge DevOps and IT Divide

vFunction Automates Microservices Conversions

vFunction Automates Conversion of Java Apps to Microservices

Linux Foundation Takes Control of Magma

The Linux Foundation takes control of open source Magma wireless ecosystem


AppDynamics Partners with Cisco on Cybersecurity

AppDynamics Partners With Cisco to Secure Application Runtimes

CNCF Graduates OPA

CNCF Graduates Open Policy Agent Project to Manage Compliance as Code

Debates and Rants

Too Much Slack?

HappyFox applies conversational AI to support requests made via Slack

And that’s a wrap. Thank you for listening to our show.

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