Articles By Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry to make tablets again; with some help from Samsung/IBM

The BlackBerry Playbook didn’t last very long in the market, but the Canadian vendor is hoping a laser focus and some big partners will make its latest foray into the tablet market a

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP renames its partner programs, charts program paths post-split

LAS VEGAS – Before the last general keynote of its last Global Partner Conference as Hewlett-Packard Co., HP gave its soon to be separate partner programs new names – and announced it was

Published on: March 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Avnet Canada on Aruba, HP’s split and distribution partner of the year

LAS VEGAS -- As Hewlett-Packard Co. prepares to split into two companies -- HP Inc. with the printing and personal systems business and HP Enterprise with the software, hardware and services business --

Published on: March 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Embracing the services model for the new style of IT

Las Vegas – Services and solutions will be the mantra for HP Enterprise, as the vendor works to help partners prepare their customers for what it’s calling the new style of IT. Speaking

Published on: March 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP Canada shakeup: Executives prepare for new roles after the split

Las Vegas – CDN has learned that HP Canada is making some changes at the top of its executive ranks that will come into force once the company splits into two. HP Canada told

Published on: March 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP splits into two, but launches programs to keep partners working with both companies

LAS VEGAS – We’ve known for a few months that Hewlett-Packard Co. will be splitting into two companies – HP Inc. and HP Enterprise. Now we’re finding out who gets custody of the

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Hiring for fit: Analytics can bring objectivity to the hiring process

If you’ve ever had to hire a new employee, you’ve probably shed a small tear as you stare at a stack of resumes and wonder where to start. And anyone who has applied

Published on: March 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple dethrones Samsung as King of the Smartphones: Gartner

After three years of shipping the most smartphones on Planet Earth, Samsung Electronics has been dethroned – Apple is the new King of the Smartphones – and your pocket. The smartphone market had

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

CDN News Roundup: Cloud, shaved heads, and more cloud

It’s been a cloudy month in the channel; everything as a service is hot. But while the channel is obsessed with the journey to the cloud, it’s still taking time to give back.

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Meet your new C4 board members

The volunteer board of your Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) is comprised of some of the brightest and most experienced minds in Canada’s IT channel community. C4’s board members are also experienced channel

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Channel chief spotlight: Jason Brommet of Microsoft Canada

In every issue of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) newsletter we try to feature a C4 member to gain insights from their experiences, learn about their channel journey, and what advice they

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

ITWC president joins Women in Communications and Technology board

IT World Canada president and CEO Fawn Annan is one of seven new board members of Women in Communications and Technology (WCT), the organization announced Wednesday. WCT is a not-for-profit organization that works across

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP targets enterprise with pre-configured IaaS solutions

Seven new pre-configured infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions from Hewlett-Packard Co. are targeted at enterprise customers looking to accelerate their transition to the cloud and are based on HP’s Helion Managed Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras