Cisco makes changes to its VIP channel program

Cisco Systems Corp.’s Value Incentive Program (VIP) is getting some tweaks. Since its debut way back in 2001, the VIP program has literally ensured the profitability of loyal Cisco channel partners. Certain elements

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft introduces the Internet of your things strategy

Washington – You have heard of the Internet of Things. Cisco Systems has coined its own term: Internet of Everything. Now Microsoft has come up with the Internet of Your Things. According to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

6,000 jobs to be cut at Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems Inc. is cutting 6,000 jobs — about 8 per cent of its staff — after releasing results that in its fourth quarter the company had US$12.4 billion in revenue, essentially the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Westcon seeks Canadian cloud MSP partners

Communications and security product and solutions provider Westcon Group is looking to grow its base of service and solutions providers in Canada as the global company continues its expansion into digital distribution and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 4th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

30th annual Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic nears a sell out

If you haven’t made arrangements to support the 2014 Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic then you need to immediately visit www.computergolf.ca to purchases tickets. According to the organizers, the 30th annual event is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Service providers must focus on security of M2M, IoT devices: Cisco

When the FIFA World Cup 2014 kicks off in Brazil in June 12, video streaming and Internet protocol broadcasts of the month-long event is expected to generate no less 4.3 exabytes of IP

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Nutanix introduces Vblock trade-up program

Data centre infrastructure and storage vendor Nutanix is looking to make a trade. San Jose, Calif.-based Nutanix, which has Canadian offices in Toronto, has developed a trade-up program targeted at customers with expiring Vblock

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2014 James Power

Low growth in routing and switching market: IDC

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) reached $5.2 billion in the first quarter of 2014 (1Q14), representing year-over-year growth of 0.4 per cent and a significant seasonal decline of -12.3 per cent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 2nd, 2014 CDN Staff

A trip to the Cisco store and more at Cisco Live!

Technology and business takeaways from what has been an unbelievable Cisco Live conference that ended very strong. Channel Strategy Cisco Live does have a management track dedicated to educating partners and managers. “We

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2014 David Machlis

Cisco Intercloud means channel needs to go to a new level

At 10:12 A.M. Pacific, Rob Lloyd, president of Cisco and fellow Canadian took the stage to discuss: Application Centric Infrastructure, and the now two month old Intercloud and its ecosystem. Two of Cisco’s largest

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 David Machlis

Partner’s involvement in northern connectivity project goes beyond tech

Channel partners are typically involved with the delivery of technology, integration of systems and providing consulting and maintenance services. However, once in a while a partner’s involvement in a project goes beyond these confines.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CDN Digital Edition features the channel’s top 100

This month’s CDN Digital Edition is jam packed with photos, videos, stories and analysis on the recent CDN Top 100 event. We’ve got interviews of category winners, insights on how they rocketed to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

EMC re-architects its channel program

LAS VEGAS - The channel is about to find out that EMC Corp. has strength in numbers. Those numbers being its federation companies VMware, RSA, EMC II (Information Infrastructure) and Pivotal. And you can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC’s million dollar flash guarantee

LAS VEGAS – EMC Corp. is in a gambling mood at the EMC World conference, coincidentally held in Sin City. The Hopkinton, Mass.-based vendor will pay $1 million to the first customer of an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto