Articles By CDN Staff

Ingram Micro Canada to distribute battery and power solutions under new partnership

Ingram Micro Inc. has announced a new partnership with Global Technology Systems, Inc. (GTS) to distribute its entire line of mobile power products to the Canadian channel. Specifically GTS' power products include battery, charger and

Published on: March 31st, 2015 CDN Staff

Avnet’s new portal provides insight into service contract renewal

IT distributor Avnet is introducing a new tool to help solution provider and supplier partners more easily renew service contracts. Dubbed Avnet uRenew, the new portal provides a consolidated view into the status of their

Published on: March 31st, 2015 CDN Staff

Amazon Web Services unveils first MSP program inductees

Amazon Web Services this week announced the first six AWS Partner Network (APN) consulting partners that will be inducted into its AWS MSP program. They include 2nd Watch, Datapipe, Smartronix, Cascadeo, Day1 Solutions and RightBrain Networks. "We created the program

Published on: March 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

HP announces private cloud solution based on open architecture

PC vendor HP today announced a new pre-configured private cloud solution called HP Helion Rack, one that integrates with the company's server hardware and is based on OpenStack and Cloud Foundry open source

Published on: March 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Arrow to distribute new virtual storage appliance solution

IT distributor Arrow Electronics has announced an agreement to distribute StorMagic software-defined storage solutions in both the US and Canada. Under the agreement, the Centennial, Colorado-based distributor would bring to market SvSAN, virtual storage software aimed

Published on: March 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell hires ex-Lenovo, AMD boss to run enterprise unit

Dell is bringing in two heavy hitters for its leadership ranks. Former Lenovo and AMD president Rory Read is leaving the chip maker to be the new COO and president of Dell’s worldwide

Published on: March 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Westcon Group expands Comstor cloud offerings

IT distributor Westcon Group has announced that its Cisco-focused business, Comstor, has expanded its cloud offering. Under a new partnership with data centre and managed services provider QTS Realty Trust, Comstor will provide new services

Published on: March 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

Huawei makes first foray into hyper-converged market

It looks like Huawei is entering the hyper-converged space. The Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer this week announced a partnership with DataCore, a Fort Lauderdale, FL-based vendor of software defined storage. As a first step, Huawei’s FusionServer series

Published on: March 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cubicle Fight: Pebble Time vs. Epson Pulsense

Apple's introduction of a smartwatch product has led to a lot of debate over the merits of smartwatches as business productivity tools. One of the leading vendors of smartwatches Pebble Technology has stepped

Published on: March 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

QNAP opens shop in Markham

Taiwanese network, storage and virtualization provider QNAP has announced the opening of its office in Markham, ON. Starting today, the office located at #7B, 7100 Warden Ave.  will be open for business and provide

Published on: March 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell announces ISV-certified virtual workstation with graphical power

Dell today announced the next entry in its lineup of virtual workstations, one that it says is the industry's first ever ISV-certified solution. The Dell Precision Appliance for Wyse is targeted at workflows found in

Published on: March 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Digital Edition features new ways to sell to the line of business

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition there is a Feature Report on Selling to the Line of Business decision maker. IT budgets are shifting and developing a relationship with the IT manager or even

Published on: March 17th, 2015 CDN Staff

Top U.S. reseller with Canadian ops makes major acquisition

PCM, Inc., better known as PC Mall of El Segundo, Calif., has a pact in place to acquire the assets of En Pointe Technologies Inc., a solutions provider based in Gardena, Calif., for

Published on: March 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cisco and Microsoft extend partnership

Networking giant Cisco Systems has confirmed an extension of its partnership with Microsoft through a blog post on the company's Web site. The former rivals formed a new partnership last year through the Intercloud

Published on: March 12th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM opens Quebec cloud centre

Big Blue today took the wraps off its second SoftLayer data centre in the Montreal suburb of Drummondville. IBM Canada just eight months ago cut the ribbon on a Toronto-based SoftLayer facility. According

Published on: March 9th, 2015 CDN Staff