Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

Channel Moves: New hires at Microsoft and AWS Canada

In this episode of Channel Moves shot on location at the CDN Top 100 show, looks at the changes at Microsoft Canada's senior leadership team. The two top senior executives have left. Staci Trackey

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetSuite introduces omni-channel solution for retailers

San Jose, Calif. – NetSuite Inc. is targeting brick-and-mortar retailers with new omni-channel solution. During the SuiteWorld conference the cloud software vendor released a retail apparel edition that, among other features, gives merchants and their employees the ability to

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 100 Solution Provider Commerx adds to leadership team

Commerx President and CEO Joanna Strong is removing one of her titles and appointing it to a new leader for the IT solutions and managed services provider. Commerx placed No. 69 on the CDN

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp Canada GM leaves for Veeam Software Canada

After almost 15 years running the show at NetApp Canada Jeff Goldstein was looking for a new challenge.  Goldstein told CDN that he left the storage and data management vendor for Veeam Software,

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Canada hires a new SMS&P lead

Charlotte Burke was named today the new lead of the small, midmarket solutions and partners at Microsoft Canada. Burke replaces Dennis Cerasoli who left Microsoft Canada back in February of this year. With

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 100 solution provider F12 makes another acquisition

Last year Edmonton-based F12.Net Inc. made one of the more strategy mergers in the channel with the Insite Computer Group deal. Just over a year later, F12 has acquired XCEL Professional Services Inc.,

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan puts focus on OneDrive to unlock dollars for Microsoft partners

Cloud services vendor BitTitan of Kirkland, Wash., has unveiled a OneDrive extension for its Office 365 Starter Kit product. OneDrive is arguably the top Office 365 workload that a channel partner needs to pay

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

How close was Ingram Micro to merging with Tech Data or Synnex?

Ingram Micro’s SEC (U.S. Security and Exchange Commission) file made for some interesting reading today. The most interesting part was in the preliminary merger proxy area where the world’s top IT distributor exposed

Published on: May 17th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP Canada contemplating a completely new channel strategy

TORONTO – Things are about to change dramatically at SAP Canada regarding its channel direction. In an exclusive interview with CDN, SAP Canada COO Leagh Turner said the ERP powerhouse is doing some

Published on: May 16th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top SAP Canada partner acquires American solution provider

Contax has confirmed the acquisition of Houston-based Onshore Partners, Inc. a technology consultant that specializing in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) software and services. Established in 2012 and with roughly 50 employees,

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung Canada makes big push towards the enterprise

Stop if you heard this story before. But Samsung is making a concerted effort to gain share in the business-to-business or enterprise space in Canada. There is a difference this time around, however.

Published on: May 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS Canada has hired a channel chief

Amazon Web Services Canada (AWS) has selected Rob Stevens as its first ever channel chief. Stevens, a board member of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4), recently left the same position at SAP Canada. Stevens

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The channel gets its chance at the two Microsoft Canada data centres

They are finally here! The two Microsoft Canada data centres are officially open for business and according to Jean Cheng, director of cloud computing and Public Sector for Microsoft Canada, they are data

Published on: May 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Look who’s getting into the big data business

Plantronics is an audio communications headset vendor that focuses on commercial markets such as call centres and consumer electronics. The company based in Santa Cruz, Calif., has recently pivoted its business to include

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

TechSelect Canada members hit Winnipeg

More than 40 TechSelect members and 20 vendor partners joined Tech Data Canada at its annual Spring TechSelect Partner Conference in Winnipeg this week. The conference, now a staple of the channel calendar,

Published on: May 6th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto