Pax8 announces Rob Rae as CVP of Community and Ecosystems

We’re thrilled to announce that Rob Rae, highly respected veteran of the IT channel, is joining the Pax8 team. As the Corporate Vice President of Community and Ecosystems, he will be responsible for growing MSP relationships and implementing programs that champion the MSP market.


He will also be our host at the Pax8 inaugural global Beyond conference this June. Have you registered yet? If not, be sure to do so before March 31, when early bird pricing expires.


Register for Pax8 Beyond now


Pax8 acquires Bam Boom Cloud to help MSPs expand their Microsoft Dynamics offerings

In our continuing efforts to help our MSP partners grow their revenue and their businesses, we’ve acquired Bam Boom Cloud, an award-winning Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central services organization. Bam Boom Cloud by Pax8 empowers MSPs to easily add new lines of business services offerings by leveraging Bam Boom’s Microsoft Dynamics expertise.


Learn more: Pax8 acquires Bam Boom Cloud


Marketplace updates – EMEA

Vendor updates

Adobe Creative Cloud and Document Cloud now available in Pax8 Marketplace


Pax8 MSP partners in the EMEA region can now take advantage of two industry-leading solutions from Adobe: Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Document Cloud. Adobe Creative Cloud provides apps, web services, and resources for creative projects, including photography, graphic design, video editing, UX design, drawing and painting, social media, and more. Clients can subscribe to individual apps, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, and Substance 3D, or to the Creative Cloud All Apps plan.​


Adobe Document Cloud is a leading PDF and e-signature tools solution that is integrated across desktop, mobile, and web. It enables automated digital document and signature workflows to drive business productivity and includes Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Sign, Acrobat PDF Pack, Acrobat Export PDF, and Mobile Apps.

Find out more


Marketplace updates – APAC

DNSFilter offers cloud-based recursive DNS security

DNSFilter is a cloud-based, AI-powered recursive DNS security solution designed to protect clients’ network edge. It works by scanning outbound DNS queries to see if they are requesting a site that is blocked via the company’s policy and then blocking users from accessing them accordingly. DNSFilter can be deployed via network, roaming client via RMM (remote monitoring management), or DNS relay (an app that can be installed on-prem to handle internal DNS).


Find DNSFilter in our Marketplace


Splashtop delivers next-generation remote access, support software, and services


Splashtop offers reliable, cloud-based remote access and remote support solutions designed to help MSPs with their daily tasks. Splashtop features RMM/PSA integrations and can replace legacy approaches, such as virtual private networks (VPNs).


Find Splashtop in our Marketplace


Pax8 events – North America

Pax8 Launch Briefing | Virtual

Get acquainted with our MSP support program, watch a live demo of the versatile Pax8 Marketplace, see a PSA integration demo, and learn industry best practices from your peers.


  • Who should attend: Recently signed partners or partners looking to re-engage with Pax8
  • March 2 | 1-2:30pm MT


Pax8 Webinar | AWS Demystification | Virtual

Learn from Pax8 AWS subject matter experts about the AWS Partner Program and how you can take advantage of the latest Infrastructure offering from Pax8.


  • Who should attend: Partners interested in learning more about AWS offerings through Pax8
  • March 9 | 9-10am MT


Pax8 Mission Briefing | Boston, MA | In-person

Learn upsell and cross-sell strategies to help build on your Microsoft Foundations and create a comprehensive tech stack that meets the needs of today’s modern workplace.​


  • Who should attend: Pax8 partners located near Boston, MA
  • March 14 | 9am-6:30pm ET


The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston

215 Charles St.

Boston, MA 02114


Pax8 Mission Briefing | Virtual

Join Pax8 as we help our MSP partners grow their businesses with strategies to help you build on your Microsoft Foundations and solve your clients’ biggest technological challenges.​


  • Who should attend: Pax8 partners located in the US and Canada
  • March 21 | 9am-2pm MT


Security Bootcamp | Kansas City, MO | In-person

This two-day technical event focuses on Microsoft’s security solutions, with deep dives into identity, safeguarding intellectual property, securing the modern workplace, and more.


  • Who should attend: Pax8 partners (technical representatives) located in the US and Canada
  • March 28 | 8am-6pm CT
  • March 29| 8am-3pm CT


Kansas City Marriott Downtown

200 West 12th Street

Kansas City, MO 64105


Pax8 Microsoft Monthly Update | Virtual

Pax8 and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a live webcast to help simplify Microsoft so you can gain big wins throughout the year. In it, we’ll review critical updates, share key details, and go over actions you should take to generate success in 2023. Think of this as your all-in-one Microsoft explainer. ​


  • Who should attend: All Pax8 partners looking to grow their Microsoft business
  • March 6 | 9-10:30am MT


Pax8 Launch Briefing | Virtual

Be introduced to our MSP support program, get a live demo of the versatile Pax8 Marketplace, see a PSA integration demo, and learn industry best practices from your peers.


  • Who should attend: Recently signed partners or partners looking to re-engage with Pax8
  • April 6 | 1-2:30pm MT


Pax8 events – EMEA

Cybersecurity Masterclass | Pax8 Bristol office | In-person

Learn how to help your clients navigate the complexities of cybersecurity.


  • Who should attend: All UK Pax8 partners
  • March 28 | 8:30am-4pm GMT


Pax8 Bristol Office

Two the Distillery 2 Avon St

Bristol BS2 0GR


Cybersecurity Masterclass | Pax8 Zwolle office| In-person

Navigate the complex landscape of cybersecurity so you can better support your clients and grow your business.


  • Who should attend: All Pax8 partners in the Netherlands
  • March 28 | 8:30am-4pm GMT


Pax8 The Netherlands

Zuiderzeelaan 53

8017 JV Zwolle

The Netherlands


Channel events – North America

XChange March | Orlando, FL | In-person

XChange is the largest independent gathering of the IT channel’s premier solution providers and technology suppliers. The event will feature a keynote presentation, “More Resources and Market Opportunities for MSPs Have Arrived,” March 7 from 9–9:30am ET, with Vicky Critchley and Rob Rae​ from Pax8, where they will cover how Pax8 is enabling the IT channel ecosystem to procure the right services and solutions to achieve new profitability through new lines of business.


  • Who should attend: All Pax8 partners in North America
  • March 5 | 8am-7:30pm ET
  • March 6 | 7am-7:30pm ET
  • March 7 | 7am-10pm ET


Loews Sapphire Falls

6601 Adventure Way

Orlando, FL 32819


ChannelPro SMB Forum | Washington, DC | In-person

Hear from some of the channel’s leading MSPs and resellers at this event. Join Christine Hak and Kayla Staebell from Pax8 March 9 at 12:30pm ET, where they’ll cover the values of partnering with Pax8 and how Pax8 Academy can catapult your business. Use discount code P8VIP.


  • Who should attend: All Pax8 partners in North America
  • March 8 | 2-9pm ET
  • March 9 | 8am-6pm ET


Hyatt Regency Dulles

2300 Dulles Corner Blvd.

Herndon, VA 20171


Channel events – EMEA

Dutch IT Channel Awards | London, UK | In-person

This awards show recognizes Dutch businesses in the ICT sector.


  • Who should attend: All Pax8 partners in the Netherlands
  • March 16 | 5:30pm-12am GMT


Studio 21

Joop van Den Endeplein 7, 1217 WJ

Hilversum, Netherlands


IT Nation London | London, UK | In-person

Join Pax8 at IT Nation London and experience three impactful days of speakers, sessions, and peer networking opportunities focused on in-depth product training, business best practices, and thought leadership that drives business growth.


  • Who should attend: All EMEA Pax8 partners
  • March 20-22 | 9:30am-5pm GMT


Royal Lancaster London Hotel

Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY
United Kingdom


Channel Live | Birmingham, UK | In-person

Channel Live connects IT resellers, MSPs, service providers, and channel partners face-to-face with vendors, distributors, and expert speakers from across the sector. Pax8 will be in attendance with a stand and will deliver a panel discussion, “Securing your Cloud Computing,” hosted by Alex Cotterell, March 30 at 2pm GMT.


  • Who should attend: All EMEA Pax8 partners
  • March 29-30 | 9:30am-5pm GMT


The NEC Birmingham

North Ave, Marston Green

Birmingham B40 1NT, UK


Pax8 news – North America

Pax8 names co-founder Klaus Dimmler Chief Science Officer​

Klaus Dimmler has been named Chief Science Officer (CSO) at Pax8, a newly created position to drive innovation and data intelligence focused on transforming the future of the business. As CSO, Dimmler will be responsible for developing a unified artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) strategy to unlock new data insights, achieve business outcomes through delivering integrated cloud solutions, automating processes, and driving efficiencies for partners and vendors.​ Learn more: Pax8 names co-founder Klaus Dimmler Chief Science Officer.


AI and automation can help MSPs drive growth​

AI, automation, infrastructure management, migration, and optimization will be key in a cloud-first world as MSPs expand their offerings and capabilities to remain competitive in the changing business landscape. ​Learn more: Emerging technology trends MSPs should leverage in 2023.


Pax8 exec. Jennifer Bodell named influential channel leader by Channel Futures​

Jennifer Bodell, Pax8 SVP of Channel, has been named to the Channel Futures Channel Leaders list for managed services, recognizing individuals as leaders who will determine the future of the channel as they redefine the partner-supplier relationship. Learn more: Pax8 exec. Jennifer Bodell named influential channel leader by Channel Futures.


Pax8 Academy offerings and courses (US and Canada)

Academy course dates

  • Power Apps and Automate: Wednesdays from March 1-22 at 10:30am-12:30pm MT | Enroll now
  • Contracts and Agreements: Mondays, March 6 and 13 at 1-3pm MT | Enroll now
  • MSP Employee Onboarding: Mondays and Thursdays from March 6-30 at 10-11am MT | Enroll now
  • Deploying M365 Business Premium: Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 7-30 at 9-10:30am MT | Enroll now
  • Managing Projects in ConnectWise: Tuesdays from March 7-28 at 12-1pm MT | Enroll now
  • Managing Projects in Autotask: Tuesdays from March 21-April 11 at 1-2pm MT | Enroll now


On-Demand courses


Grow your business courses


Academy news – North America

Interested in joining a Peer Group?

Peer Groups are available in an ongoing membership through Pax8 Academy, providing support, expertise, accountability, perspective, and growth. Apply now: Peer Group Application.


Academy news – APAC

Pax8 Academy APAC – monthly resources update

Sit down with a coffee and listen to Maria Armstrong, Operations Coach, and James Davis, Director of Pax8 Academy, chat about how the Pax8 Academy is helping partners grow. In this video update, they’ll also touch on the following:​