Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware Canada has a familiar face as its new channel chief

Tara Fine is the new channel chief at VMware Canada. Fine was the Dell Canada channel chief and will be replacing Donna Wittmann who is still at VMware Canada but has taken an

Published on: September 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

What happens now to Avnet?

The key question on the minds of channel partners now that Tech Data has acquired Avnet Technology Solutions is what happens to the rest of Avnet. In the $2.6 billion deal Tech Data

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire Avnet

It’s the biggest IT distribution deal in history. Tech Data has acquired the Technology Solutions group of Avnet for $2.6 billion. Avnet is an extremely important acquisition for Tech Data. The distributor was

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya Canada hires a new President

According to multiple sources Ron Dekker is the new President of Avaya Canada. Dekker’s appointment ends an eight-month search for a new leader for the networking and collaboration vendor. Jocelyn Larochelle took over

Published on: September 16th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

What you need to know now that Dell and EMC are together

NIAGARA FALLS – A week has passed since Dell officially closed the EMC mega-blockbuster deal and created the new Dell Technologies. At the 2016 Dell Canada Partner Summit executives from both companies outlined

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP’s 3A strategy to compete against Apple

BOSTON – It may surprise you to learn that last quarter HP took three-points of marketshare against Apple. What may surprise you even more is that HP did not actively strategize against Apple.

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP bets $1 billion on Samsung’s printer business

BOSTON – Solution providers attending the HP Global Partner Conference today woke to the announcement that their vendor partner made the biggest printer acquisition in history. HP Inc. spent a little over $1

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE adds major components to Partner Ready program

As Hewlett-Packard Enterprise approaches the first year anniversary of its historic separation, the new company has integrated the services program into the Partner Ready channel program at the 2016 Global Partner Conference in

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel Canada names a new leader

Well the search for a new leader for Intel Canada did not take long at all. And, the man hired to replace Graham Palmer wasn’t too far either. The chip making giant has

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel Canada leader going back home

Intel Canada country manager Graham Palmer is leaving the Canadian market after three-and-half years on the job. CDN has learned from sources that Palmer is heading back to the U.K. and will stay

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro on mentoring at CDN Women of the IT channel event

TORONTO - Ingram Micro Canada the sponsor of the CDN Women of the IT Channel recognition luncheon provided two great speakers for the event. Outgoing president Mark Snider who was just recently named the

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN honours pioneers at 2016 Women of the IT Channel event

Published on: August 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Juniper reimagines its channel program

Juniper Networks has re -worked the top channel partner level of its program in new categories to try and drive more software and services profitability for solution providers. Matt Hurley, channel chief of

Published on: August 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN 2016 Women of the IT Channel scores big time

CDN and Ingram Micro Canada partnered for the sixth annual CDN Women of the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon; this year at the historic Weston Golf & Country Club in Toronto. More than 130 influential women executives from

Published on: August 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Norma Tidd: Canadian IT channel legend

CDN 2016 Women of the IT Channel honouree Norma Tidd's career in the IT channel parallels the launch of the IBM PC. The IBM model number 5150 was released back in August 1981.

Published on: August 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto