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Published: August 24th, 2015


#CDNWomen Recap of the Women in IT Channel recognition luncheon through Twitter

Yesterday marked the fifth year that ComputerDealerNews celebrated women in the IT channel through their annual luncheon, which was held at the beautiful Toronto Botanical Gardens. The venue was buzzing with over 100 powerful women

Published on: August 20th, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

SoftwareONE partners with private equity firm

SoftwareONE, a software-licensing solutions provider with significant operations in Canada, has entered into a partnership with private equity firm KKR. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Manhattan-based KKR is led

Published on: August 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

EMC Canada makes tweaks to its channel strategy

EMC Canada channel chief Michael Kerr fine-tuned the storage hardware solutions company’s channel model to help position partners better as they adjust to the cloud marketplace. Kerr told CDN that the channel is

Published on: August 14th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nutanix senior VP outlines agility strategy

MIAMI - Sudheesh Nair, vice president of worldwide sales for Nutanix, in an interview with CDN explained out his company was making customers more agility in the marketplace. Nair was interviewed during the Nutanix's

Published on: August 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft channel chief addressing partner evolution

Orlando, Fla. - Microsoft worldwide channel chief Phil Sorgen is coming back to Toronto in the summer of 2016 for the Worldwide Partner Conference. Sorgen was the President of Microsoft Canada as late as 2009

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

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