Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS delivers three new channel programs

LAS VEGAS – After releasing more than a 1,000 offerings in 2016, AWS announced three different channel programs. The three plans are called AWS Service Delivery Program, the APN Public Sector Partner Program,

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC Canada channel chief announces his retirement

One of the real mainstays of the Canadian channel community Michael Kerr, channel chief of EMC – now Dell EMC, is retiring on Jan. 31 of next year. Kerr will be working with

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS Canada region open for business

TORONTO – As earlier reported, AWS Canada took the wraps off its new region in Montreal today. The region is officially called AWS Canada (Central) Region. Regions are Amazon Web Services’ way of

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian born-in-the-cloud partner takes AWS route

LAS VEGAS – What most Canadians don’t know about AWS is that it has been operating in Canada for 10 years. Sure the Seattle-based cloud giant did not have a physical office in

Published on: December 6th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS unveils its on premise strategy; sort of

LAS VEGAS – AWS calls it the “The Hybrid Choice” and it will bring the cloud giant closer to delivering an on premise offering than ever before. The Hybrid Choice comes on the

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS throws a really big SnowBall

LAS VEGAS – In a real show stopping moment for AWS at the Re: Invent conference, company CEO Andy Jassy brought out an 18-wheeler that will carry its new data transfer appliance called

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS announces a lot at Re: Invent show

LAS VEGAS - What might surprise the channel community about AWS is that the cloud giant has made more than 1,000 announcements in 2016. In 2015, AWS made exactly 722 announcements. And, the

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud is the new normal says AWS CEO

LAS VEGAS – As Amazon Web Services works on the second generation cloud, company CEO Andy Jassy says cloud is the new norm despite statistics that says cloud adoption is far behind on

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sidebar: SAS Canada signs with Arrow

SAS Canada has inked a distribution deal with Arrow Canada. This partnership is another sign that SAS Canada is serious about building a channel ecosystem. Arrow Canada is being used by SAS Canada

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS puts intelligence into its new channel direction

After 40 years of predominantly direct selling, SAS Institute is starting to get really serious about channel sales. The analytics software vendor, based in Cary, N.C. with a Canadian subsidiary in Toronto, has

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Jolera’s new HASP model is built for the channel

Jolera Inc., the 2015 CDN Solution Provider of the Year award winner, has turned itself into a Hybrid Aggregate Service Provider or HASP. According to Jolera leadership, the HASP direction blazes a new trail

Published on: November 24th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Trump victory bad for big data?

One of the over-arching narratives in the big data movement is that data can provide the necessary insights for businesses to make good decisions. I'm not saying at all that isn't true. However,

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian channel deals with slow cloud adoption, says C4 research

TORONTO – Cloud adoption in Canada is in serious catch-up mode. How slow? From the first ever Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) research report, cloud adoption in Canada is anywhere between six to

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP getting serious about the “S” in SMB

NEW YORK – Rodolpho Cardenuto, SAP’s worldwide channel chief, has put in new incentives for solution providers to drive more business throughout the small-to-medium sized business market. Cardenuto announced, at the 8th annual

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Disaster recovery vendor ZAPs into Canada

TORONTO – With a new study out from IDC Canada that shows 40 per cent of Canadian businesses do not reopen after a disaster, the market for business continuity services is getting hot.

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto