Articles By CDN Staff

A small town in Norway might have world’s biggest data centre

Ballangen, Norway may have a population of just 2,600 people, but soon enough might be the home of the world biggest data centre. The data centre, named Kolos, is being built by Kolos,

Published on: August 15th, 2017 CDN Staff

Mac & Google enterprise mobility management on the rise

International Data Corp.'s new report, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management Software 2017 Vendor Assessment found that enterprise mobility management (EMM) software vendors are generally meeting most requirements of today's enterprise mobile device and application management

Published on: August 14th, 2017 CDN Staff

Are MSPs stuck in a cyber-security rut?

If you ask Kaspersky Lab if managed services providers may one day be stuck in a cyber-security rut? The Russian security software vendor will answer: Yes! Kasperky's latest MSP report, called Trends, Challenges

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data to add four new services to cloud offering

Tech Data Corp. has added four new value-added service providers to its Tech Data Cloud. The four new service providers are: AvePoint, Conexlink, CloudGenera, and Webair. On top of these additions, Tech Data is

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Samsung steps up its channel program

Samsung Electronics has increased its investment in the channel with new solution provider training and demand generation programs. The vendor has created an enhanced training portal for quicker access to courses on mobility,

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Systems integrator uses Cortana for Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service

Global systems integrator Wipro Ltd. has created Data Discovery Platform, the India-based company's big data analytics-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure. The concept behind the Wipro Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service platform is to accelerate insight-driven

Published on: August 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data to give Cisco a BOOST

Tech Data Corp. has introduced the Tech Data Cisco Technical BOOST. BOOST is a one-on-one technical enablement training solution for the technical staff of channel partners for deploying Cisco data centre and wireless practices.

Published on: August 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

Smartphone sales slightly in decline: new IDC report

According to a preliminary report from International Data Corporation (IDC), smartphone OEMs shipped a total of 341.6 million units worldwide in the second quarter of 2017 indicating a decline. IDC said that coming

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Cylance shifts AI-security to the home market

Irvine, Calif.-based up-and-comer Cylance Inc. made a name for itself as one of the first security vendor to apply artificial intelligence and machine learning to its portfolio of cybersecurity products. The company, established

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

NetApp Channel Chief announces his departure

Canadian executive Bill Lipsin is leaving NetApp. Lipsin has been the worldwide channel chief for NetApp for the past two and half years and was credited with spearheading the company turn around with

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Red Hat brings in more automation to Enterprise Linux

With the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4, the open source pioneer is offering new automation capabilities designed to limit IT complexity while enhancing workload security and performance for traditional and cloud-native

Published on: August 2nd, 2017 CDN Staff

Refurbished smartphone market set to make a big jump

Yes, there is a market for used smartphones. And, according to New York research firm Persistence Market Research (PMR) its about to record a high single-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) by 2025.

Published on: August 1st, 2017 CDN Staff

Kaspersky brings in an outsider as new channel chief

Kaspersky Lab North America has appointed Jason Stein as its new channel chief. Stein will officially hold the title of vice president of channel and will be responsible for growing the company’s partner community

Published on: July 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Arrow pushes further into IoT distribution

Arrow Electronics, Inc. has signed a global distribution agreement with Bosch Sensortec to supply its MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) sensors worldwide. Bosch started in the automotive sector and is now providing MEMS devices for

Published on: July 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

Seagate drops CEO and plans to cut staff

Numerous reports are indicating Seagate plans to cut more staff as a result of poor financial results. And, it is starting with CEO Steve Luczo, who has been with the company since 1984.

Published on: July 26th, 2017 CDN Staff