Articles By CDN Staff

Spending on public cloud services still soaring: IDC

According to the IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide, worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017, an increase of close to 25 per cent

Published on: February 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

Cisco positions itself for automated future

BERLIN – In the next two years expect to see a tripling of the world’s networks become automated. Cisco Systems is making a big bet on this new market transition with the release

Published on: February 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN Digital Edition

Each year since 2001, CDN’s editorial staff highlight the individuals who not only made major headlines throughout the year but whose impact is likely to be felt in the channel for years to

Published on: February 17th, 2017 CDN Staff

Cloud provider puts its smart city barometer to the test in Quebec

Last year OVH, a data storage and Internet services provider, made headlines by expanding its data centre facilities in Canada and reaching out to solution provider partners as well. Today, OVH released new

Published on: February 15th, 2017 CDN Staff

Lenovo goes virtual with mobile workstation line

At the SolidWorks World conference Lenovo launched three mobile workstations for the technical and high performance computing market. The three new units are the ThinkPad P51s, the P51 and the VR-ready ThinkPad P71.

Published on: February 7th, 2017 CDN Staff

ServiceNow tackling security workflows in new offering

Quick question: Who is the fastest growing multi-billion-dollar enterprise IT company in the world? Answer: Amazon Web Services. O.K. You more than likely already know about AWS. Now, second question; Who is the

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Tablet market continues to go south: new IDC research

Spending money on tablets during the 2016 holiday season quarter of 2016 simply did not happen with intensification. According to International Data Corp., the tablet market continued to spiral in decline. The fourth

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

New year brings many channel chief appointments

We are already a month into 2017 and Xerox Canada, Google and Check Point Software have made significant leadership changes. The first major move came from Xerox Canada. After serving a stint south

Published on: February 1st, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data Canada integration centres hit milestone

Tech Data Canada's two integration centres have received ISO 9001:2015 certification. The distributor has a 16,000 sq. ft. integration centre in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, Ont. and another one, 2,500 sq. ft.

Published on: January 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

CA acquires IT automation software vendor

New York-based CA Technologies has completed the acquisition of Automic Holding GmbH, a vendor of business process and IT automation software. Under the terms of the agreement, the transaction is valued at approximately

Published on: January 18th, 2017 CDN Staff

Samsung showcases new IoT line up for 2017

Samsung will be entrusting its channel partners with its first round of Internet of Things products for 2017. The company announced that all of new IoT solutions will have a retail focus and

Published on: January 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

Citrix channel focusing on cloud journeys

Day one of the Citrix Summit 2017 in Anaheim, Calif., could have been rebranded Citrix’ Cloud Day. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based software vendor made several announcements with a cloud focus starting with the

Published on: January 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau featured in CDN Digital Edition

The December 2016 issue of the CDN Digital Edition features a cover shot of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is spearheading his Government to dramatically increase investment in the country's technology sector. Beyond the Prime Minister,

Published on: December 12th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avnet unveils new partner programs for cloud business

Avnet Technology Solutions has added two new partner programs in support of its Avnet Cloud Marketplace. The two programs are called AWS CloudFront Reseller Program and Oracle Reseller Program. Both have been crafted to align with

Published on: December 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro enters new chapter after HNA deal closes

Ingram Micro officially checkmarked the "closed" box on the historic $6 billion HNA deal today. And, with that comes a newly formed board and some senior leadership changes. For the first time in

Published on: December 6th, 2016 CDN Staff