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5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of Sept. 18

Here are the top cloud computing stories managed service providers (MSPs) will want to know about for the week of Sept. 18, featuring news from Accenture (ACN), Bomgar, iland, Trustwave and CTERA Networks.

Dan Kobialka

September 17, 2015

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5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of Sept. 18

MSPmentor has compiled a list of the top cloud computing stories managed service providers (MSPs) need to know about for the week of Sept. 18.

This week’s edition features cloud computing news from Accenture (ACN), BomgarilandTrustwave and CTERA Networks.

Accenture Acquires Cloud Sherpas to Boost Cloud Consulting Chops

Accenture has reached an agreement to acquire cloud advisory company Cloud Sherpas. The cloud services giant said the Cloud Sherpas acquisition will further strengthen the company’s position in the enterprise cloud services market and allow it to provide customers “with unparalleled cloud strategy, technology consulting and cloud application implementation, integration and management services.”

Bomgar Improves Cloud Access Security for Privileged Users

Bomgar has upgraded its Privileged Access Management platform, which features additional cloud access control capabilities. The remote monitoring and management (RMM) software provider said its new release delivers “new capabilities for securing access within hybrid cloud environments, approving and auditing access activity and integrating with password management solutions.”

iland Responds to Mid-Market Cloud Concerns with New Advanced Security in Its Enterprise Cloud Services Platform

MSPmentor 501 honoree iland has released a new version of its hosted Enterprise Cloud Services platform for midmarket organizations. iland pointed out that its new release, Enterprise Cloud Services – Advanced Security (ECS-AS), helps customers simultaneously achieve their security and compliance goals and benefit from the public cloud.

​Trustwave Unveils New Cloud-Based Secure Mobility Platform

Trustwave has launched a cloud-based security platform to help businesses discover and address weaknesses and maintain compliance. The information security company said its new release, the Trustwave Secure Mobility Platform, “helps organizations with all aspects of secure mobility, from applications to data and all communication in between.”

CTERA Links with HP Hybrid Cloud Management Platform

CTERA Networks has announced an integration with the HP (HPQ) Cloud Service Automation (CSA) platform. The cloud storage enablement solutions provider noted the HP CSA integration allows organizations to manage their IT from a single service control point. 

What do you think of this week’s cloud stories for MSPs? Share your thoughts about this story in the Comments section below, via Twitter @dkobialka or email me at [email protected].

About the Author(s)

Dan Kobialka

Contributing writer, Penton Technology

Dan Kobialka is a contributing writer for MSPmentor and Talkin' Cloud. In the past, he has produced content for numerous print and online publications, including the Boston Business Journal, Boston Herald and Patch.com. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State College (now Bridgewater State University). In his free time, Kobialka enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football (Go Patriots!).  

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