Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC creates channel program for cloud providers

The alliances area of Dell EMC has developed a special channel program specifically for cloud solution providers along with service providers that will fit inside the overall program released earlier this year. Called the

Published on: February 24th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian city cracks top 10 digitally innovative cities ranking

In Canada’s quest to become internationally known as a digitally innovative country, its largest city Toronto placed 8th in the annual list of best digital innovative cities index produced by the Australian-firm 2thinknow.

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada leader Rick Reid to retire

For the first time in 19 years Tech Data Canada will have a new leader come this summer. This morning Rick Reid, the longtime president of Tech Data Canada announced his retirement. Reid

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Eurocom to take the channel in the opposite direction

Ottawa-based high performance notebook vendor Eurocom Corp. is introducing a new channel program and strategy. In its history, Eurocom has taken a niche approach to the market with its products but going forward

Published on: February 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC Canada regionalizes channel revenue targets

Newly named Dell EMC Canada channel chief Deanna Thomson has confirmed the threshold for Canadian solution providers with the combined Dell EMC Partner Program will be lower. Also the training requirement for Canadian

Published on: February 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Softchoice CEO announces retirement

After 16 years of unprecedented success in the solution provider channel Dave MacDonald is retiring as the President and CEO of Softchoice. During his tenure Softchoice won an unprecedented seven consecutive CDN No.

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco rewriting the networking rulebook

TORONTO – Cisco Systems in 2016 drove the narrative for digital transformation. As the calendar turned to 2017 the networking giant wants to bring more attention to a new kind of transformation –

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC gives channel partners a raise with newly combined program

The last step in the Dell EMC company integration is now complete as the newly formed vendor officially combined the two channel programs today. As reported by CDN, the Partner Direct name has

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Kaspersky hits the road with new channel program

The North American arm of Kaspersky Lab has put forth a new strategy for channel partners that involves the security vendor coming to solution providers - basically door-to-door. The Russian-founded Kaspersky has always

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Canada JumpStarts its digital transformation strategy

TORONTO – Microsoft Canada, at the Innovation Nation Summit, outlined a new national strategy on digital transformation where it hopes to bring together business leaders, IT professionals and people who do not traditionally

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Check Point hires high profile Canadian channel chief

CDN has learned Ang Valentini has left Avaya Canada for a big role at Israeli security vendor Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point is a multinational vendor of network and endpoint security

Published on: January 26th, 2017 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