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‘We think that this is a huge tipping point for all of our channel partners to be much more competitive and to provide, honestly, a much better solution for almost all businesses,’ Masergy CEO Chris MacFarland tells CRN.
Both companies acknowledge they are in talks to merge, a move that would result in a large consumer-focused security business and a smaller enterprise security business. There are no guarantees the deal will happen, but NortonLifeLock now has until August 11 to state its intentions.
‘Organizations that fail to take appropriate actions to mitigate these vulnerabilities on their SRA and SMA 100 series products are at imminent risk of a targeted ransomware attack,’ says SonicWall in an urgent security notice today.
‘The Microsoft advantage is that you get more for your security dollar,’ Mason, Ohio-based Microsoft partner Interlink Cloud Advisors, Interlink Chief Technology Officer and Partner Mike Wilson tells CRN. ‘The ability to come in and get a set of tools that work well together that have low integration cost because they’re designed to work together out of the same cloud portal is incredibly valuable.’
Arctic Wolf wants to grow its presence in the orchestration, remediation, deception, and cloud security spaces by making between five and ten acquisitions over the next year, CEO Brian NeSmith tells CRN.