Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry CEO blogs on securing the enterprise

To my surprise this morning I got a LinkedIn message from BlackBerry CEO John Chen. Now I’ve interviewed many high profile CEOs in the tech sector, but I just want to let you

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Bruce Stuart: Channel has to pivot to cloud

TORONTO – Channel guru Bruce Stuart of Vancouver-based ChannelCorp made his only Canadian stop at the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) event called Building Successful Cloud Channels. Stuart startled the crowd of channel

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

The Pope’s CIO: Luciano Ammenti

LAS VEGAS – The CIO of the Vatican Library is developing a digital archiving strategy of Biblical proportions. Speaking at EMC World, Luciano Ammenti described the Vatican Library, or the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP opens Superdome to the channel

There was a time when the advanced technology of HP’s Integrity Superdome X and even the vendor’s Integrity NonStop X technology was out of reach for the channel. This is not the case

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 2nd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

VARnex: Managing the unmanaged

LAS VEGAS – It’s been a short four years for the VARnex community in the channel. But in that time, the reseller buying group from Synnex has accomplished more than a billion dollars

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP CEO Bill McDermott’s Viewpoints on…

NEW YORK – SAP CEO Bill McDermott at the SME Summit made his case for SAP being a small-to-mid-size enterprise company instead of a software vendor only interested in large Global 2000 organizations.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP changing its large enterprise stripes

NEW YORK – At SAP’s annual SME Summit, company CEO Bill McDermott revealed many things. One interesting fact was that McDermott worked at a delicatessen growing up in the city. Another revelation is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Debate: Should I abandon notebooks?

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Question No. 1 of the debate:  With notebook marketshare in decline, should I abandon this platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Debate: Tablets or PCs for the mobile worker?

The latest CDN Debate sponsored by Samsung Canada, explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Click here to launch the CDN Debate. As a small or mid-size

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SAP extends try before you buy program for 2015

NEW YORK – This is not your father’s old SAP. At the SME Summit, the German software giant tried to shed its image of being a big, expensive software vendor for the enterprise.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

End of Windows Server 2003 support is a SureStep for Microsoft

LAS VEGAS – Microsoft outlined the channel opportunity for the end of life situation with Windows Server 2003 at the VARnex Fall conference, organized by Synnex. According to John Kennedy, vice-president of OEM

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Lenovo updates Motorola, IBM System X plans

LAS VEGAS – Lenovo has said very little when it comes to its $2.91 billion Motorola acquisition, even after the deal closed on Oct. 30th. Today at Synnex's VARnex Conference, Lenovo confirmed Motorola will

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More Solvs, more services from Synnex Canada

LAS VEGAS – Synnex Canada’s pick, pack and ship days are over, according to its president Mitchell Martin. Martin, at the VARnex Fall Conference, told CDN in an interview that the distributor is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top HP VP sheds new light on company split

LAS VEGAS – It’s only been seven weeks since the historic news that Hewlett-Packard would operate as two separate companies within the next 12 months. Since that time not much information besides “business as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto