The give and take of the Internet of Everything

I’m not real scared of IoT (Internet of Things). You know, boxes talking to boxes talking to trucks talking to who knows what. IoE (Internet of Everything) bothers me because that means my

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 9th, 2015 Max Spindle

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Internet of Things

The top story for the 2014 Newsmakers list well could have been last year's. The channel and all of society cannot deny the overwhelming momentum of the Internet of Things. If you believe

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cisco launches the ONE software suite

Cisco Systems executives promise that its Cisco ONE Software Suite will be “very sticky” for the channel. Cisco ONE (Open Networking Environment) comes in the form of a software licensing program that provides

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Dave De Abreu of Cisco Canada

DAVID DE ABREU, Cisco Canada channel chief implemented a “Made in Canada” configuration plan for its Business Edition 6000 collaboration system that will leverage distribution facilities for increased speed to market for the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 2nd, 2015 CDN Staff

A secret trend in unified communications

I have learned of a secret trend that most people in the unified communications (UC) space are not even aware of. It’s this: customers are using various media and information sources to research and determine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2015 Roberta Fox

How hackers make money

TORONTO – The profile of a hacker has changed dramatically over the last number of years. Today’s hacker isn’t any more your pimply-face teenager with a chip on his shoulder in his Mom’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco finds major security disconnect between policies and reality

TORONTO – As part of Cisco Canada’s first ever Security Day, the networking vendor released a security report that examined the threat landscape and cyber security trends. Jason Brvenik, principal engineer for Cisco’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco’s security organization has autonomy

TORONTO - Cisco Systems is well known in the market place as a networking power, but in terms of security they are not one of the most recognizable brands. The company is trying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Rob Lloyd of Cisco Intercloud

You can always count on Cisco Systems to define a new computing term each year. In 2014, the channel was introduced to the Intercloud. Cisco embarking on an ambitious project in 2014; to build

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

Westcon streamlines brands and solution focus

Value added distributor Westcon Group has undergone several major changes in an effort to align its business globally. Under CEO Dolph Westerbos, who just completed his first year in office at the Tarrytown, N.Y.-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Marc Dupaquier of IBM

Addition by subtraction was the name of the game for IBM in 2014. On one hand Big Blue divested itself of the x86 business to Lenovo; then made historic partnership with Apple and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 12th, 2015 CDN Staff

#Follow Friday: Three channel executives at this year’s CES

For this week’s CDN #Follow Friday, we are focusing on the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. There were many people who attended CES this year. According to many sources, CES 2015

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cisco targets several competitors with new IBM partnership

After being fierce rivals in the data centre market, Cisco Systems and IBM are partners again. The two technology powers announced a joint integrated infrastructure solution called VersaStack which combines the Cisco Unified Computing System,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2014 Dave Yin