9 Channel People Making Waves This Week at Avaya, TBI, More

The people behind our most-read story struck a deal while valuing their company "extremely" low, according to a Forrester expert.

Claudia Adrien

January 7, 2022

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There’s a flurry of channel news in any given week. Yet, some experts or executives make their mark on the Channel Futures’ audience more than others. This week is no exception.

In the slideshow above, we’ve highlighted the stories and people that captured our readers’ attention the most. We’re counting down our top seven stories of the week, as determined by you, the reader.

Hollywood influenced the channel, at least by association, when a “Shark Tank” star merged his company with another MSSP. Google Cloud snatched up an Israeli security company for a cool $500 million. And as Log4j vulnerabilities persist, Edward Gately’s ongoing reporting covers it.

Whether it was Office Depot selling its CompuCom Systems subsidiary or Avaya’s ongoing landmark industry partnership with RingCentral, nine individuals were the backbone of the stories this week, making waves in the channel community.

Click on the slideshow above to discover who they are and to see which stories you read the most the week of Jan. 3-7.

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About the Author(s)

Claudia Adrien

Claudia Adrien is a reporter for Channel Futures where she covers breaking news. Prior to Informa, she wrote about biosecurity and infectious disease for a national publication. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Florida and resides in Tampa.

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