Articles By CDN Staff

Westcon adds to its security portfolio

Value added distributor Westcon Group has inked a deal with Guidance Software to bolster its cyber-security line card. The head of Westcon's security practice, Andrew Warren, said new security exploits and threat vectors

Published on: July 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

Power and cooling vendor goes global with new channel program

Schneider Electric, known in the channel as APC in year’s past, has launched a new global channel partner program with a number of new enhancements. Called the APC by Schneider Electric Global Channel

Published on: July 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

Quick Heal says it now offers unlimited rewards

If Quick Heal Technologies' 50 per cent margins was not enough to win over a few new partners, the company has a plan B. The Pune, India-based security vendor has announced Quick Rewards, a loyalty program for

Published on: July 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

Worldwide cloud market grows again: IDC

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud,

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Intel makes major leadership changes

Renee James, the woman who orchestrated the 2010 nearly $8 billion deal to acquire McAfee, is leaving Intel Corp. as part of an organizational sweep by CEO Brian Krzanich James was Intel president

Published on: July 2nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Cisco goes internal for new Canadian channel chief

Mark Collins is the new channel chief of Cisco Canada. As the Canadian subsidiary takes the wraps off a brand new headquarters, the networking giant began a search for the departing Dave DeAbreu,

Published on: June 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Oracle announces digital storefront solution Commerce Cloud

Oracle has unveiled Commerce Cloud, a new Software-as-a-Service solution on the company's public cloud service, designed to create responsive storefronts on desktop and mobile devices. According to the software vendor, users of the

Published on: June 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Canada ranks second in Dell’s Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard

Canada is ranked number two among best places for female entrepreneurship, according to findings from Dell's latest Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard released today. The scorecard, which ranks 31 countries that make up for 70 per cent of

Published on: June 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Ricoh Canada acquires CDN Top 100 solution provider

Ricoh Canada Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Graycon Group Inc. of Calgary, an IT consulting solution provider specializes in security, infrastructure, cloud and networking systems. The acquisition Graycon is being described

Published on: June 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Westcon introduces an incubation program

Networking distributor Westcon Group launched a new incubation program to identify emerging technology vendors who are in high-growth areas. The strategy behind this new program is for Westcon to develop global distribution relationships

Published on: June 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Red Hat names first Women in Open Source Award winners

Sarah Sharp, embedded software architect at Intel, and Kesha Shah, a student at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology have been named as the first winners of Red Hat's Women in

Published on: June 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Economist best cloud practices report recommends gradual scaling

The Economist has released findings from a study on cloud implementation best practices including engaging the company on a wide scale in consultation as well as scaling up gradually as opposed to taking

Published on: June 29th, 2015 CDN Staff

Amazon introduces voice cloud service Alexa

If Amazon is successful with its Alexa Voice Cloud Service, one day someone can utter the words “water my lawn” and an Internet-connected sprinkler system will do just that. Alexa follows Apple’s Siri

Published on: June 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

Symantec Canada GM now in charge of Veritas

Sean Forkan is the new vice president of Veritas’ central U.S. region and Canada. Forkan was the GM of Symantec Canada, a job he’s held since February of 2012. In his new role,

Published on: June 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

School’s in for summer at Microsoft Canada

On a day when most elementary schools shut down in Canada, Microsoft Canada is introducing Camp 21, a two-day professional development experience for K-12 teachers to be held in Toronto early next month.

Published on: June 25th, 2015 CDN Staff