Articles By CDN Staff

Should your company ride the Z-Wave?

Stephen Ibaraki, a blogger for Computer Dealer News’ sister publication IT World Canada, recently interviewed Mark Walters, chairman and president of the Z-Wave Alliance, a global consortium of more 300 independent manufacturers that build

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2014 CDN Staff

CDW snags top solutions provider title at CDN Top 100

CDW Canada had nowhere to go but up. When the Etobicoke, Ont.-based direct reseller first joined the CDN Top 100 in 2006, CDW was ranked number 13th. Since then, the company consistently moved up

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2014 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 Rising Star award goes to EPAM Systems

It could be said that the winner of the CDN Top 100 Rising Star award soared to clinch the title. Software engineering and IT consulting company, EPAM Systems Inc. was near the bottom of

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Triware Technologies takes eastern region at CDN Top 100

Triware Technologies Inc. of St. John’s, Newfoundland took the award for top solutions provider in the eastern region at the CDN Top 100 awards. The company excels in network design and support, business

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2014 CDN Staff

CPU Design retains central region at CDN Top 100

For the third year in a row, Quebec-based CPU Design Inc. went home with the award for top solution provider for the central region at the CDN Top 100 awards. Stephan Wenner, vice-president

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2014 CDN Staff

IT retailer expands beyond high tech

TigerDirect.com is literally going in another direction. The high tech retailer with six locations in Canada, all in the province of Ontario, will be adding four unexpected product categories to their portfolio: home

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 7th, 2014 CDN Staff

Hybrid cloud provider hires Microsoft channel exec

Rackspace Hosting has had a topsy-turvy start to its year in terms of leadership. Its year started with Taylor Rhodes, the company’s Chief Customer Officer (CCO), being taken away from his duties and

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China vendor inks distribution deal in Canada

Yealink Network Technology Co., an IP phone manufacturer based in Xiamen, China has appointed Gentek as its authorized Canadian distributor for company’s entire product line. Gentek is a Toronto-based value-added distributor in broadband, networking and VoIP

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 CDN Staff

Ingram to take its cloud service around the world

Ingram Micro Inc. announced it is expanding its Cloud Marketplace service from a North American venture to a global one. The new worldwide service will be led by executive vice president of global

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 31st, 2014 CDN Staff

Is 2014 a pivotal year for tablets?

Will this year be a pivotal year for tablet computing? According to ABI Research, and its latest study 2014 is a pivotal year for tablets as the traditional markets leading computing and CE

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 CDN Staff

HP giving Apple a run for its money in computing experience

In a recent study conducted by Waban, Mass.-based research firm Temkin Experience Ratings, Apple delivers the best computing experience in the IT industry. This study was based on 10,000 customer interviews that asked

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 CDN Staff

Cisco partners with power vendor for smart building initiative

Power and cooling vendor Schneider Electric, formerly APC, is getting aggressive in the marketplace in terms of partnerships. Just this week, the company based in France but with more than 20 offices in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 CDN Staff

McAfee inks security partnership with power vendor

A partnership deal between security vendor McAfee, now Intel Security, and Schneider Electric, formerly APC, may enable solution providers to resell security along with power and cooling products. The new partnership was announced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

Distributor to offer disaster recovery-as-a-service

Value-added distributor Arrow Electronics Inc. has confirmed its partnered with disaster recovery solutions vendor nScaled Inc. to offer disaster recovery-as-a-service. The San Francisco-based nScaled has developed an all-in-one disaster recovery,online backup and cloud storage

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CDN’s March digital issue: Big Blue bets big on the cloud

IBM is betting big on the cloud, VMware on the software-defined enterprise and a new Microsoft store in Mississauga. These are just a few of the stories you’ll find in the March issue

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2014 CDN Staff