AlertOps Named ConnectWise PitchIT Accelerator Program Winner at IT Nation Connect 2022
AlertOps Receives $70,000 from ConnectWise to Support Innovation Aspirations; Finalists Vonahi Security and Humanize IT finish second and third
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ConnectWise, the world’s leading software company dedicated to the success of IT Solution Providers (TSPs), today hosted the 2022 PitchIT Accelerator Program competition, where AlertOps won first place, with Vonahi Security finishing second and Humanize IT third. The three finalists presented their solutions on stage in front of the judges and attendees at IT Nation Connect.
Winner AlertOps showcased their alert management and response orchestration tool that ingests signals into users’ technology stacks, facilitates scheduling and escalation-based alerts, as well as automates downstream administrative activities, and will receive a $70,000 grant to help take their business to the next level. Solution runner-up Vonahi Security showcased vPenTest, their SaaS platform that fully automates network penetration testing, and will receive a $30,000 grant to support their business. Third-place runner-up Humanize IT showcased their framework, which provides both the community and the tools employees need to upgrade all their engagements and track projects in their strategic engagements such as QBRs.
“Today’s PitchIT Accelerator program competition was truly a showcase of innovative solutions that will solve the challenges and needs of the TSP community in practice areas such as cybersecurity, finance, billing, data, marketing, sales, productivity, automation, etc,” said Chris Timms. , executive vice president of growth, ConnectWise. “ConnectWise congratulates AlertOps on its winning pitch. We look forward to seeing more of these solutions from AlertOps, Vonahi Security and Humanize IT in the future.
“We are thrilled to be named the winners of ConnectWise’s 2022 PitchIT Accelerator Program,” said Kam Srikanth of AlertOps. “Our alert management and response orchestration tool will allow MSPs to maximize their service desk efficiency by automating prioritization.”
AlertOps, Vonahi Security and Humanize IT were selected as PitchIT competition finalists from a pool of 18 applicants, who entered a two-part live pitch competition earlier this year. In addition to showcasing their solutions on stage, the three PitchIT finalists received free booths in the IT Nation Connect Exhibit Hall, as well as one-on-one coaching from former PitchIT Champion Gene Reich of the 2021 Grand Prize Winner Traceless.io; Callen Sapien, from 2018 grand prize winner Refactr (which was acquired by security provider Sophos last year); and Jamison West of TimeZest, the top finisher of 2019.
Created by ConnectWise in 2018, PitchIT is a competition and incubator specifically for innovators to pitch a potential offering that could be built on or integrated into the ConnectWise platform. With digital and cloud transformation unfolding before our eyes, PitchIT exemplifies the immense amount of talent the IT Nation community has to offer and helps deliver ConnectWise’s promise to deliver more innovation, faster, and invest in partner growth.
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