Articles By Jeff Jedras

Kinetic mesh network infrastructure vendor looking for partners

A U.S. developer of kinetic mesh networks and multi-frequency mesh networking infrastructure is looking for channel partners and has launched a new partner program to help it take its solutions worldwide. Rajant’s Kinetic

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Acer’s new education notebook boasts touchscreen

Acer America is launching a slim new notebook aimed at the education market that will bring touchscreen capability to teachers and students. Now available in Canada, the Acer TravelMate B115 notebook PC offers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Cisco drives collaboration solutions further down market

LOS ANGELES – Cisco Systems continues to grow its presence and share of the midmarket with the launch of the Business Edition 6000S, driving its collaboration solutions even further down market. Cisco took

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Cisco’s new high-end TelePresence accessible to more partners

LOS ANGELES – While Cisco Systems' high-end, immersive room-based TelePresence solution got high marks for user experience, installing it required a lot of skillsets that most of its partners just don't have. It was also considered

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Project Squared will help partner stickiness: Cisco

LOS ANGELES – Cisco Systems is launching a cloud-based collaboration solution for team-based project collaboration the vendor says will help partners get stickier with their clients. Cisco took the wraps off Project Squared on Monday

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

ViewSonic makes Canadian connection with new VDI client

Display solution vendor ViewSonic has tapped a Calgary company to add some value to its new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) client. ViewSonic has launched the SC-U25 Value VDI Client with the Userful Multiplatform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Surveillance partners get new resources from D-Link

Resellers and solution providers offering IP surveillance solutions now have access to a new suite of tools, resources and evaluation units from D-Link. With networking equipment vendor D-Link looking to expand its presence

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Samsung’s Gear S wearable boasts 3G

Samsung Canada is promising its new Gear S wearable will allow users to do more, even when they’re not tethered to their smartphone. The Gear S is the latest addition to Samsung’s line

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Data centres will be fewer, but larger: IDC

With the growing popularity of cloud services and hosted services, IDC Corp. is forecasting there will be fewer data centres in the future. The ones remaining, however, will be larger. According to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Cloud advice from the IT trenches

When you’re beginning the difficult journey to the cloud, it can help to get some advice from those that have already been there, done that. As part of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Transforming into a cloud-first business

While solution providers are increasingly recognizing the imperative of moving to a cloud-first business model, recognizing the need to transform and actually doing it are two very different things. Speaking at the Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Back to school promos drove tablet growth in Q3: report

Continued demand in the U.S. and the back to school shopping season contributed to 11.5 per cent year over year growth in worldwide tablet shipments in the third quarter, according to new research

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Public IT cloud services market could surpass $127 billion in 2018: report

Cloud growth will surpass the overall IT market by a factor of six, according to a new forecast from IDC Corp. The research is forecasting public IT cloud services spending to reach US

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 7th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Smartphone shipments set new records in Q3: IDC

Any reports of a slowing smartphone market appear to be premature. Technology research firm IDC Corp. is reporting 25.2 per cent growth in global smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2014, with competition

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Network, mobile & cloud security key concerns Dell partners

A recent survey of channel partners by Dell shows that the vendor’s partners have identified Network Security, Mobile Security, and Cloud Security as the top threats facing their customers today. The results of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2014 Jeff Jedras