2017 federal budget puts a focus on digital transformation

The 2017 Canadian federal budget was touted as an innovation-first agenda, and in the opinion of many tech industry leaders, the Liberal government has kept its word. Finance minister Bill Morneau unveiled the budget

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian city cracks top 10 digitally innovative cities ranking

In Canada’s quest to become internationally known as a digitally innovative country, its largest city Toronto placed 8th in the annual list of best digital innovative cities index produced by the Australian-firm 2thinknow.

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC Canada regionalizes channel revenue targets

Newly named Dell EMC Canada channel chief Deanna Thomson has confirmed the threshold for Canadian solution providers with the combined Dell EMC Partner Program will be lower. Also the training requirement for Canadian

Published on: February 10th, 2017 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

Westcon-Comstor bolsters security portfolio

Networking distributor Westcon-Comstor has expanded its current partnership with network solutions provider, Gigamon, bringing Gigamon solutions to Canada, the United States and also Latin American regions. With this addition, Westcon-Comstor's security portfolio now provides advanced network

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Alex Radu

Synnex initiating culture shift towards services

LAS VEGAS – Synnex President of North America Peter Larocque told a crowd of approximately 700 attendees at the VARnex conference that the distributor plans to implement more of a services culture throughout

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

D&H leaders talk 98 years in business plus SMB strategy

TORONTO - D&H Canada recently hosted several channel partners at its 8th annual Technology Showcase event. At the show, CDN got an opportunity to interview Canadian GM Greg Tobin and Co-President Michael Schwab

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Pure Storage CEO changing the business model for data

Scott Dietzen, the CEO of Pure Storage, has been called a disruptor, a change agent, aggressive and many other things. In six years at the helm of Pure Storage, an all-flash array vendor

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big American solution provider enters Canadian market

Global IT solution provider Zones Inc. has arrived in Canada. Zameer Hussain has been hired to be Zones’ first ever country manager for the Canadian operation. Hussain was formerly with two CDN Top

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symantec slowly building up Canadian operation

LOS ANGELES – Symantec has gone through a lot in the last 12 months with the Veritas Technologies split and the acquisition of Blue Coat. The year has also taken a toll on

Published on: October 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

MobileIron to provide bridge to Windows 10

For years MobileIron has been known for its enterprise mobility management suite, allowing Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) to secure mobile devices, applications and content. Now it has become one of the earliest vendors

Published on: October 11th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Highlights from the 2016 CDN Channel Elite Awards

TORONTO - A crowd of more than 200 people packed the Paramount Conference and Event Venue in North Toronto to witness a great night of recognition for channel innovation at the 2016 CDN Channel

Published on: October 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

CA makes a case for digital transformation

A new global survey from CA Technologies released today found that digital transformation can boost business performance, but there is still a lot of growing pains. The New York-based vendor released senior business

Published on: September 30th, 2016 CDN Staff

Shared Services Canada finally getting into action

It’s been a slow process — nearly five years to be exact — but the federal government has formally embarked on starting the consultation process on its IT transformation agenda to revamp internal

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Ryan Patrick