Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya acquires Canadian solution provider to boost Aura

Avaya has turned to Richmond Hill, Ont.-based communications solution provider Esna Technologies Inc. to help the vendor enhance its Aura  and IP Office solutions. The Basking Ridge, N.J.-based networking and collaboration vendor acquired

Published on: May 28th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

From Cisco Canada to Avaya AsiaPac: Mike Ansley’s unique career journey

“Fantastic!” That’s the word Mike Ansley used to describe his new career adventure. Recently the former Cisco Canada channel chief was hired by rival Avaya to run its AsiaPac operations as President. Ansley

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Drupal creator aims to be a disruptor in healthcare sector

The free publishing and management system Drupal that now powers several high profile Web sites such as The Weather Network and the Grammies was created almost by accident, according to its founder Dries

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 100 solution provider expands through acquisition

Winnipeg-based solution provider Powerland took a major step to achieving its goal of expanding its service coverage across the Prairie Provinces with the acquisition of FACT Computers in Saskatchewan. Powerland ranks No. 37

Published on: May 21st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Why social media is the single biggest culture shift of our time

MONTREAL – After the Cisco Velocity conference ended the talk circulating around the halls from channel marketing professionals was: Who is Gary Vaynerchuk? Looking at Vaynerchuk's career you can describe him as an

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Canada shifting internal resources

TORONTO - Bernadette Wightman, the president of Cisco Canada, told media and analysts at the Cisco Connect show flat out she needs more people. Wightman, who is just starting her 200th day on

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Connected North initiative making strides

TORONTO - It was about a year ago when Cisco Canada launched a fairly ambitious project called Connected North. The Toronto-based networking and collaboration vendor developed an initiative focused on delivering immersive and

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Five digital disruptions from the Internet of Everything

TORONTO - When Joseph Bradley is asked if the Internet of Everything is real or if some of the astonishing infrastructure solutions currently deployed are a figment of someone’s fertile imagination he points

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC channel chief wants partners to place a big bet

LAS VEGAS - EMC worldwide channel chief Greg Ambulos said solution providers need to place a bigger bet on EMC and its Federation of vendors: EMC II, RSA, Pivotal, VMware and now also VCE. At

Published on: May 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan CEO tries to shed all barriers for the cloud

Geeman Yip is probably one of the fastest talkers I have ever interviewed. I too have been labelled a fast talker so I can appreciate the founder of BitTitan, a Kirkland, Wash.-based cloud

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Developing professional services with Big Data

MONTREAL - Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, in a wide-ranging interview conducted at the Cisco Partner Summit, discussed how big data is transforming the services market and how the channel

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Canada channel chief outlines partner-to-partner connection strategy

MONTREAL - Cisco Systems concluded a successful Partner Summit with more than 3,600 attendees from around the world coming to Canada for the first time in nine years. Approximately 120 Canadian solution providers attended the

Published on: May 11th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

A tour of the first Equinix data centre in Canada

TORONTO - Data centre and Internet exchange vendor Equnix Inc. of Chicago opened the doors to a brand new facility in Canada as part of an international expansion effort that will see the company open five data centres

Published on: May 11th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC unleashes the flash beast

LAS VEGAS - EMC released its all-flash array XtremIO 4.0 at the EMC World conference. Besides new capabilities such as supporting larger all-flash array configurations and consolidating workloads at higher levels XtremIO has

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC puts more muscle behind channel programs

LAS VEGAS - EMC Worldwide channel chief Greg Ambulos had a tough act to follow during the Global Partner Summit of EMC World. Ambulos addressed channel partners shortly after the crowd watched John

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto