BlackBerry channel chief outlines new strategy

TORONTO - BlackBerry's global channel chief Richard McLeod was at the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala to talk to solution providers about the pivot the company is making. McLeod presented at the

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Up-and-Coming channel professionals: Laurel Norman of Dell EMC Canada

Laurel Norman entered the IT channel community knowing she could make a difference in the largely male dominated industry. The channel business leader for Dell EMC in Western Canada pursued the channel because

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Up-and-Coming Channel Professionals: Tammy Getschel of Cisco Canada

Tammy Getschel in 2012 pivoted her career from direct sales to the channel and has never looked back. Her career at Cisco Canada as one of its top channel systems engineers - covering

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Up-and-coming Channel Professionals: Kate Bergsma of Microsoft Canada

If you’re a channel partner and you don’t know Kate Bergsma; then you should connect with her immediately on LinkedIn. Why? Because Bergsma can make you money while you sleep. The partner channel

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya unveils new worldwide channel leader at Engage

LAS VEGAS - It’s been a busy few days for Avaya as it continues to hire new channel leaders around the world. The company has announced that Walter Denk will be Avaya’s new

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Avaya appoints a new Canadian channel chief

LAS VEGAS - It’s been three weeks since Avaya Canada’s channel chief, Ange Valentini, left the company for a role at Israel-based Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., and Avaya has now named a

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Check Point hires high profile Canadian channel chief

CDN has learned Ang Valentini has left Avaya Canada for a big role at Israeli security vendor Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point is a multinational vendor of network and endpoint security

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former Veritas Canada boss gets chance to run VMware Canada

At one point VMware Canada looked rudderless. Now, in the span of a few months, VMware Canada has hired Dell Canada channel chief Tara Fine and today CDN has learned former Symantec and

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Citrix worldwide channel chief sets the tone moving forward

Citrix has promoted long-time Citrix veteran Craig Stilwell as its new worldwide channel chief, and simplifying the Citrix channel programs is just one of the projects he'll be tackling throughout his first year

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

Weekly Update – AWS Canadian data centres, Dell EMC, Toronto Mayor

IT World Canada's Paolo Del Nibletto and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. AWS Canada region open for business Dell EMC goes West for new Canadian channel

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Alex Radu

EMC Canada channel chief announces his retirement

One of the real mainstays of the Canadian channel community Michael Kerr, channel chief of EMC – now Dell EMC, is retiring on Jan. 31 of next year. Kerr will be working with

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC goes West for new Canadian channel chief

After an exhaustive search to find Tara Fine's replacement, Dell EMC Canada has promoted Deanna Thomson to the role of channel chief for Dell EMC Canada. Thomson is a 20 year Dell veteran

Published on: December 7th, 2016 Alex Radu

New Dell EMC channel chief giving partners the benefit of time

AUSTIN, TEX. - John Byrne, the newly named worldwide channel chief for Dell EMC, made a splash at the recently concluded Dell EMC World by doing something no other person in his position

Published on: November 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC drops the direct from new partner program

AUSTIN, TEX. – New Dell EMC Channel Chief John Byrne took the stage at the last Dell World to be held at the company’s home town to announce snippets of what the new

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto