Are Canadian firms ready for new European privacy rule? HPE releases starter kit to help

The deadline for enterprises to comply with the European Union’s tough new personal data privacy regulations is just over 12 months away, but experts still worry many companies here that fall under its

Published on: May 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Four new channel priorities for Lenovo Canada

Coming out of its annual Accelerate conference, Lenovo is embarking on a North American channel strategy that will have a big emphasis on the Canadian market. The event in Orlando, Fla., broke new

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Viewsonic Canada has a new GM

Deidre Deacon is the new general manager of ViewSonic Canada. Her appointment is part of a realignment of the Canadian organization. The new structure of the Canadian subsidiary is now tasked to support

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 CDN Staff

AI could double Canadian annual economic growth rates: report

With artificial intelligence (AI) on the rise, it's time to look at the potential this technology can bring to organizations around Canada. According to an Accenture report 'AI is the Future of Growth'

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Red Hat opens up storage solutions to the channel

LAS VEGAS – Sitting between Red Hat’s two main lines of business (infrastructure and application development) is storage. Known for being an open source pioneer, Red Hat storage usually does not get the

Published on: March 31st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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