Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Canada president is big on big data

TORONTO - Microsoft Canada president Janet Kennedy told a packed audience at the Big Data Debate event that she has faith in the technology talent and business innovation in this country. This despite

Published on: March 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Canada president reveals her thoughts about Canada

Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman told a story yesterday during her first public speaking appearance at the Toronto Region Board of Trade that her decision to join the Canadian operation may be the

Published on: March 25th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian IT printing leader passes away

At one time during his career Jerry Diakow was the longest serving leader of a Canadian-based IT vendor when he ran OKI Data Canada for the better part of a decade. It is with

Published on: March 18th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Two Top 100 solution providers announce merger

Insite Computer Group Inc. executive Doron Kaminski has told CDN that his company has confirmed a merger agreement with Edmonton-based F12 Networks Inc. Last year Insite placed No. 93 on the CDN Top

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

SoftwareOne acquires CompuCom’s software business

CDN has been able to confirm from a Canadian source that SoftwareOne and CompuCom agreed to a deal that will see the Berlin, WI.-based direct market reseller acquire the software licensing business of CompuCom.

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell has not ruled out Synnex for Canadian partnership

In 2014, Dell made three major distribution partnerships that included Ingram Micro, Tech Data and Synnex for the North American market. Both the Ingram Micro and Tech Data partnerships included Canada, but not

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

President’s Report: The forecast for C4 is blue skies ahead

It’s been a bitterly cold winter, with February being the coldest ever in 150 years.  But things have been warming up for the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4). The New Year started off with

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Women of Impact need to show up

The numbers for Women in IT in Canada are discouraging. Canada currently has a ratio of 3:1 in the ICT sector in favour of men. If this trend continues it will lead to

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Beloved channel leader Greg Milkovich passes

Nothing seemed to get Greg Milkovich down. It did not matter that while at NEC Canada he battled U.S. executives in a no-win situation to keep channel sales alive in Canada. He equally faced

Published on: March 3rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

All Hands on Tech: Dell Venue 11 Pro

In this edition of All Hands on Tech, the Dell Venue 11 Pro detachable device is reviewed. Dell has a vested interest in dispelling the myth that the PC is dead and the

Published on: February 27th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

WD gets down to business with new NAS solutions

NEW YORK  - Hard drive vendor WD (Western Digital) has ramped up its portfolio of network attached storage (NAS) solutions aimed at small business. The company, based in Irvine, Calif., has won most

Published on: February 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

The channel opportunity with IBM Watson

IBM announced a new channel strategy for the Watson Group at its 2015 Partnerworld Leadership Conference that will see the channel offered two new channel programs. Since the launch of the Watson Group,

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Citrix Canada chief outlines new margin incentives

Citrix Canada country manager Michael Murphy addressed the Canadian market implications of the vendors recently announced Citrix Solution Advisor (CSA) program. Murphy told CDN, in an exclusive interview, that this program was long

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

The channel is about to prove that bald is beautiful

Rick Brown, the Canadian channel chief of NetApp Canada, is looking to recruit new partners, but not for his channel strategy. Instead he needs people to shave their heads clean. No that is

Published on: February 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Kaspersky adds NEC executive to its channel leadership

Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab has made several changes to its North American leadership team that will impact its channel business. The company with operations in Woburn, Mass., and Toronto has promoted the

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto