Articles By CDN Staff

Veeam makes changes for hybrid cloud push

Veeam Software plans to release to the channel its Availability Platform product for the hybrid cloud this October. The company, known for its backup and disaster recovery software mainly for VMware and Hyper-V virtual

Published on: August 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

The two biggest digital signage vendors unite

In the digital signage market, the two biggest channel players are Stratacache of Dayton, Ohio and Scala Inc. of Malvern, Pa. Those two players have entered into an acquisition deal that will see

Published on: August 18th, 2016 CDN Staff

American solution provider acquires B.C.-based Simba Technologies

Burlington, Mass.-based Magnitude Software is acquiring data access and analytics solution provider Simba Technologies of Vancouver, B.C. Simba is best known for developing the first standards based ODBC driver for Microsoft Windows all

Published on: August 16th, 2016 CDN Staff

BlackBerry announces first wave of platinum partners

BlackBerry today announced its first group of partners that have achieved platinum status through its Enterprise Partner Program. ISEC7, GFI, GENOA and Novalink are four partners that are now ranked in the top tier

Published on: August 10th, 2016 CDN Staff

ScanSource makes U.S.-based telecom acquisition

Imaging solution provider ScanSource has announced its acquisition of Intelisys Communications, Inc. The deal is valued at $83.6 million plus earn-out payments based on EBITDA (earnings before interest expense, taxes depreciation and amortization) over

Published on: August 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

Amazon brings CloudFront content delivery network to Toronto and Montreal

Amazon Web Services has announced it is bringing Amazon CloudFront to two Canadian locations. Toronto and Montreal will be first to see the content delivery network offering. These are a series of proxy

Published on: August 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

APC by Schneider Electric introduces MSP program

APC by Schneider Electric has announced a dedicated power and cooling managed services practice for partners and has appointed a dedicated managed services lead. Jason Covitz, the company's new global director of managed

Published on: August 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

CTECH Consulting Group and BackupPlan merge

Calgary, Alberta-based companies CTECH Consulting Group and BackupPlan have merged and financial terms were not disclosed. Sources have confirmed to CDN that an official announcement is coming in the next few days. CTECH

Published on: August 5th, 2016 CDN Staff

WBM makes Vancouver-based printing acquisition

WBM Office Systems today announced its acquisition of Vancouver-based PrinterWorks for an undisclosed sum. The latter provides managed services throughout British Columbia. The move is meant to expand WBM's presence in Canada. The

Published on: August 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

BitTitan CEO on the MSP “iceberg” effect and how to enable the channel [video]

TORONTO - What's the iceberg effect among MSPs? CDN sat down with Geeman Yip, founder and CEO of BitTitan to discuss the managed services landscape and how to best enable the transition. Why is it

Published on: August 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

Datto opens second data centre in Canada

Disaster recovery company Datto Inc. may not be a household name in Canada, but it has just made another large investment in the market. The Norwalk, Connecticut-based service provider has announced a new data

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft Canada on alternative lucrative business models for partners [video]

TORONTO - The Canadian channel has heard much about managed services and the cloud, but what other options are out there? CDN's Dave Yin sat down with Jen Sieger, senior business strategy analyst for partner

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 CDN Staff

Few spots left for Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic 2016

There are only two spots left for this year's Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic. If you are interested in joining a great group of IT channel executives you should check out or

Published on: August 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Microsoft Canada on its LinkedIn acquisition and Surface-as-a-Service [video]

TORONTO - In Part 2 of CDN's interview with Microsoft Canada channel chief Jason Brommet, we discuss Microsoft's new types of partnerships, its recent LinkedIn acquisition and Surface-as-a-Service. Check out Part 1 of

Published on: July 29th, 2016 CDN Staff

How wearable tech upped the Warriors’ game despite their losses this season

While the Cleveland Cavaliers may have bested the Golden State Warriors in an exciting game 7 this week, the Warriors had an outstanding regular season fueled partially by a high-tech approach to training. Golden

Published on: July 29th, 2016 CDN Staff