Articles By CDN Staff

Soonr brings multiple customers under one management portal

Small and medium business cloud storage provider Soonr has released an update to its partner portal that allows service providers to manage multiple customers from a single location. The portal, designed for MSPs and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 2nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Tech Data Canada builds bikes for local youth

IT distributor Tech Data Canada is going about their meetings a little differently this week. The company's annual planning session for its management organization included an offsite team-building component where where groups raced to assemble bicycles that were then presented to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 2nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Tech Data Canada is VMware’s distribution partner of the year

IT distributor Tech Data Canada has announced it has received VMware's 2014 Distribution Partner of the Year award. "We are pleased to recognize Tech Data Canada as the 2014 VMware Distribution Partner of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

Follow Friday: Technology tax experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are are showcasing experts on taxation in the tech industry.  First up is is Bruce Reid, a tech industry tax professional in Kirkland, Washington...writing about multistate tax and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

Complexity is holding the cloud back: CDW report

Approximately 60 per cent of IT professionals and decision makers would make more use of cloud services, but the complexity they perceive around enabling and integrating those workloads with legacy systems holds them

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN to be honoured by the CCCA at annual dinner

CDN - Computer Dealer News, Canada’s No. 1 IT channel publication and Web site, is being honoured by the Canada Chinese Computer Association (CCCA) for its 20 year membership. Gordon Chan, the president

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Hiring for Fit: Exploring the power of behavioural analytics

Having the right talent on board is emerging as the number one competitive advantage shared by leading technology organizations. How do leaders take an active role in ensuring the right talent is hired,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Lenovo addresses SuperFish snafu with the channel

Lenovo today took steps to ease channel concerns regarding SuperFish adware on their systems. The vendor sent out a letter to channel partners admitting it pre-installing Superfish adware on consumer notebooks in September

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

The smart home market expects to triple in the next five years

Solution providers have for years been tempted to expand into the home market from traditional commercial or corporate enterprises. Some have tried with little success leaving this market for the A/V resellers to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

Open Text wins patent infringement lawsuit against Box

Waterloo, Ont.-based Open Text is reporting that it has won a judgment against high profile cloud services provider Box Inc. for patent infringement. The Federal Court of San Francisco found that Box of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

Sochi Olympics, hacktivists, Dell going private and more this week in channel history

Technology moves fast in the channel.  With new developments coming down the wire, it's easy to forget how far we've come.  Here's a quick look back at this week in channel history. Cloud

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Internet of Things

The top story for the 2014 Newsmakers list well could have been last year's. The channel and all of society cannot deny the overwhelming momentum of the Internet of Things. If you believe

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

Acer expands Switch line to add Windows 8.1 Pro

Acer has added Switch 10 and Switch 11 Pro to its Aspire notebook series that transform between laptop and tablet form factors. The line is aimed at enterprise users and has been upgraded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker for 2014: Marcel Escorcio of HDS Canada

Marcel Escorcio delivered Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Canada's cloud message for the channel in a very unique place in 2014; an airplane hangar. The company released three new products that are part of

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Top 100 solution provider makes major acquisition

CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Quartet Service Inc.  of Toronto has acquired En Vogue Computers also of Toronto. Founded in 1998, Quartet reached 81st place on last year’s CDN Top 100 Solution Providers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2015 CDN Staff