Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

New leadership team named at Tech Data Canada

Its been close to two decades since Tech Data Canada went through a leadership change. But since the announcement late last year of the impending retirement of Rick Reid, president of the Mississauga,

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp turns to transformation 2.0 strategy

SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – BlackBerry is one company often mistaken for dead. NetApp may not be in the same category but company leadership at the storage vendor want to avoid that kind of market

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp, Cisco reimagine the FlexPod

SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – Ahead of next week’s Cisco Live conference, NetApp is introducing a new FlexPod specific for next generation data centres and for new buyers of this technology. NetApp released FlexPod

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Three big profit drives for channel with Cisco intent networks

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Almost hidden in yesterday’s big Cisco announcement of new intent-based networks – code named Wolverine – was the networking giant’s subscription-based go-to market strategy. In a nutshell, Cisco has

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco creates self-learning network

SAN FRANCISCO — Cisco Systems latest network will be able to recognize intent. For example, it will be able to automate incoming actions such as adding more capacity and track and eliminate security threats

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

MafiaBoy reveals the next weakest link in security

PALO ALTO, CALIF. – Noted Canadian teen hacker MafiaBoy AKA Michael Calce, made worldwide headlines just after the turn of the century for producing lethal denial of service attacks against Yahoo, Ebay, CNN

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Pure Storage doubles down on Canadian opportunity

SAN FRANCISCO – Now that Pure Storage has a country manager in Brent Allen and a channel chief in Jill Martin the next step is to double the headcount and double the business

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Pure Storage takes unconventional channel path

SAN FRANCISCO – The newly appointed Americas channel chief Andy Martin’s entire channel philosophy for Pure Storage can be summed up in five words: “Get out of the way.” A veteran of IBM

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Markets for inkjet and laser printers starting to grow again

It’s not double digits, but the printer vendors and the managed print services providers in the channel will take it. According to IDC, the worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market grew 1.2 per cent

Published on: June 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP’s escape plan for digital photos

PALO ALTO, CALIF. - Photos have become prisoners of the smartphone. Ever since the worldwide proliferation of smartphones in the market, people have stopped printing their photos despite taking more pictures. HP’s Printing Solutions

Published on: June 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Pure Storage expands Canadian leadership

SAN FRANCISCO - A little over a year ago the only Canadian-based employee of Pure Storage was Chris Gowans. That has changed dramatically with the all-flash array vendor hiring not just a Country

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Are we headed for a cloud crisis in 2020?

SAN FRANCISCO - Big data – or to be precise – the proliferation of data in the world today may reach a crisis point come 2020 because of the lack of WAN bandwidth

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 100 solution provider deals with Silicon Valley software vendor

Silicon Valley-based software vendor Sureline Systems and CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Zycom Technology of Kingston, Ont. have formed a strategic partnership for digital transformation. This strategic partnership enables Zycom to now offer Sureline

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canada’s densest ICT hub is a haven for solution providers

You would think that being centrally located might be a low priority for solution providers. But if you poll some of the Computer Dealer News Top 100 Solution Providers, location is just as

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

PCs getting a second life from CNB Computers

Thanks to Microsoft’s MAR (Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher) program, Toronto-based CNB Computers Inc. has created a sustainable computing solution that is not just cost effective but also green. The company takes mostly off-lease notebooks

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto