Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

Ginette Adragna: CDW Canada’s financial wizard

Besides being a 2017 CDN Woman of the Channel Honouree Ginette Adragna is also celebrating a significant career milestone this year: 20 years in the channel community. Adragna is the Chief Financial Officer for

Published on: August 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Caterina Sanders: Habanero’s Honouree

Like most young women, Caterina Sanders did not have a lifelong dream to work in the IT channel. However, the 20-year veteran and partner at longtime CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Habanero Consulting

Published on: August 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Eva Kostiuk: Lanworks’ heart and soul

Gender inequality? This is something Eva Kostiuk, the 2017 CDN Woman of the Channel Honouree, has never experienced. And, Kostiuk came to Canada from Poland and English is not her first language. But

Published on: August 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Panasonic ToughBook hits a milestone

Back in 1997 when Panasonic launched the ToughBook it entered a very crowded marketplace. There were more than 25 brands of hardware at the time. Do you remember these names: Compaq, DEC, Gateway,

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya looks to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Avaya’s long seven-month Chapter 11 ordeal seems to be coming to a successful conclusion for the networking and collaborations vendor. The New Jersey-based vendor entered a Plan Support Agreement with debt holders. Avaya

Published on: August 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Commvault targeting digital transformation with new group

TORONTO – Data management software vendor Commvault is working to position itself as a data insights company. Senior leaders of the Canadian subsidiary told CDN that while they are a few years away

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Canada President goes deeper into reorg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It is Janet Kennedy’s job as Microsoft Canada President to reinforce how positive the company’s re-organization is to all stakeholders: customers, employees and channel partners. In case you have been

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

10 years for D&H Canada could mean $10,000 for some solution providers

This year marks D&H Canada’s 10-year anniversary in the marketplace. The parent company has been in business for 99 years. And, to celebrate the occasion the staff at the head office in Harrisburg,

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Geeman offers his take on new Microsoft re-org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Geeman Yip, the CEO and founder of BitTitan, sits in a unique position in the marketplace. He runs the largest vendor of business process automation tools specific for managed services

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan partners with DropBox & Datto for ISV push

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At this year’s Inspire Conference the importance of the Independent Software Vendor (ISV) reached new heights. BitTitan of Kirkland, Wash. was one of the first Microsoft alliance vendors to address

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 5 Solution Provider acquired by US service provider

CDN Top 5 Solution Provider OnX has been acquired as part of a three-way deal by service provider Cincinnati Bell Inc. Cincinnati Bell acquired OnX for US$201 million and then spent another US$650 million on

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft channel chief’s personal moment of truth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gavriella Schuster now has a year under her belt as the worldwide channel chief at Microsoft. And, at the Inspire 2017 conference she let 15,000 or so channel partners in attendance

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HoloLens to brew better beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Microsoft HoloLens isn’t actually brewing beer, but for Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Ore., it helps then reduce waste and improve the quality of its craft beers. Founded in 1988

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft aiming to be consistent with Azure Stack

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Microsoft is wrestling with two goals for its new Azure Stack offering. First the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant has a stated goal of $20 billion cloud run rate by 2018

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Win10 & security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Close to 15,000 channel partners got a surprised announcement from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the Inspire 2017 conference. Commercial versions of Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility with Security

Published on: July 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto