Customers declared the winner in the Office 365 conflict

Orlando, Fla. – In the last four years Office 365 has been a noted driver for small business cloud adoption, according to IDC research analyst Darren Bibby. As a result, Microsoft has enjoyed

Published on: July 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware drops Canadian country manager role

CDN has learned VMware has embarked on a North American regional structure, which will leave the Canadian subsidiary without a country manager. The current VMware Canada country manager Eric Gales plans to leave

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft is coming back to Toronto for WPC 2016

Orlando, Fla. – Microsoft went against tradition on day one of the Worldwide Partner Conference by announcing next year’s host city and date: Toronto on July 10th to the 14th. Usually Microsoft’s worldwide

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft opens up the channel for Surface devices

Orlando, Fla. – When the Surface device was introduce more than two years ago the channel wanted its opportunity to resell it. Today, at the 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft has granted the

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Three big areas of focus for Microsoft’s Canadian channel

Orlando, Fla. – Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference kicks off on Monday in the land of Mickey, but it was Sunday night where Canadian channel partners got a sense of where the subsidiary is

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco names a new leader for its partner organization

The Bruce Klein era at Cisco’s Worldwide Partner Organization has officially ended. After three years at the helm, Klein has decided to leave the networking giant to pursue leadership opportunity at another company.

Published on: July 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Channel Elite Awards submission deadline has been extended

Important news about the upcoming Channel Elite Awards. CDN has extended the deadline for entries to this July 14, 2015. So make sure to cross all your "T" and dot all your "I" and get your

Published on: July 7th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Equinix outlines its channel strategy for Canada

TORONTO - CDN conducted a two part interview with Equinix president of the Americas Karl Strohmeyer, during the opening of its state-of-the-art data centre in Toronto called TR2. Equinix’s first Canadian data centre is

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Time to nominate your company’s rising star

Do you have a woman on your team that has done the impossible? Do you have one that consistently overachieves? Do you have a woman staffer that has taken your solution provider business

Published on: June 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Lenovo President sees Canadian opportunities

Aymar de Lencquesaing made his first trip to Canada as the newly appointed president of Lenovo North America. The French-international executive visited to Lenovo’s Canadian headquarters in Markham, Ont. and to meet with

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

IT Weapons scores big partnership with Toshiba

CDN Top 100 solution provider IT Weapons Inc. from Brampton, Ont., is now powering up the services arm of Toshiba Canada. Toshiba Canada has developed new services for cloud, data protection, security and managed

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Jim Estill has a new CEO position

When last we heard from Jim Estill, things were not going too well NuHorizons Electronics Corp., an upstate New York-based distributor of semiconductors and power systems. That was 2009. Today, Estill told CDN

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hacking the National Pastime

It was maverick owner Al Davis of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders who placed a large poster in the team’s locker room that read: If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying. And, in sports

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IT security like pulling teeth

In today’s modern dental industry, most practices are trying to maintain optimal efficiency while getting used to working in a technology-dependent environment. As a result of their growing dependence on electronic data, dental

Published on: June 18th, 2015 Stuart Crawford