Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but not in Canada

The Canadian subsidiary of Avaya is not part of the just announced Chapter 11 protection filing by Avaya Inc. Avaya’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection strategy was not a secret, nor a surprise to

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New SAS Viya analytics platform embraces human element

TORONTO – SAS Canada’s next generation data analytics platform will focus on the human element of big data. Called Viya, this SAS offering is cloud-ready and open. What it also represents is the

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Navantis gets acquired by American MSP

For a very long time Navantis was a darling of the channel community winning multiple CDN Channel Elite Awards and rising quickly up the Top 100 list. Navantis has always been tied to Microsoft

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top cloud IT infrastructure vendors revealed: IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) has put out its latest growth numbers on cloud and despite the hype that surrounds this market the worldwide cloud IT infrastructure growth, based on vendor revenue, is in

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top 100 has new award categories

The CDN Top 100 Solution Providers list is back and now features five brand new categories: Internet of Things, Managed Print Services, Mobile, Security and Storage. These new categories will augment the CDN

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former VMware Canada GM now in charge of Pivot3

Former CDN Top Newsmaker of the Year Grant Aiken has been named Canadian Country Manager for Pivot3 Solutions, a Texas-based vendor of dynamic hyper-converged and PCIe flash arrays. Pivot3 works in more than 50

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former Veritas Canada boss gets chance to run VMware Canada

At one point VMware Canada looked rudderless. Now, in the span of a few months, VMware Canada has hired Dell Canada channel chief Tara Fine and today CDN has learned former Symantec and

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS delivers three new channel programs

LAS VEGAS – After releasing more than a 1,000 offerings in 2016, AWS announced three different channel programs. The three plans are called AWS Service Delivery Program, the APN Public Sector Partner Program,

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC Canada channel chief announces his retirement

One of the real mainstays of the Canadian channel community Michael Kerr, channel chief of EMC – now Dell EMC, is retiring on Jan. 31 of next year. Kerr will be working with

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS Canada region open for business

TORONTO – As earlier reported, AWS Canada took the wraps off its new region in Montreal today. The region is officially called AWS Canada (Central) Region. Regions are Amazon Web Services’ way of

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian born-in-the-cloud partner takes AWS route

LAS VEGAS – What most Canadians don’t know about AWS is that it has been operating in Canada for 10 years. Sure the Seattle-based cloud giant did not have a physical office in

Published on: December 6th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS unveils its on premise strategy; sort of

LAS VEGAS – AWS calls it the “The Hybrid Choice” and it will bring the cloud giant closer to delivering an on premise offering than ever before. The Hybrid Choice comes on the

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS throws a really big SnowBall

LAS VEGAS – In a real show stopping moment for AWS at the Re: Invent conference, company CEO Andy Jassy brought out an 18-wheeler that will carry its new data transfer appliance called

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS announces a lot at Re: Invent show

LAS VEGAS - What might surprise the channel community about AWS is that the cloud giant has made more than 1,000 announcements in 2016. In 2015, AWS made exactly 722 announcements. And, the

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud is the new normal says AWS CEO

LAS VEGAS – As Amazon Web Services works on the second generation cloud, company CEO Andy Jassy says cloud is the new norm despite statistics that says cloud adoption is far behind on

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto