Anton Granic, Senior Vice President for Americas West and Canada for Nutanix
Anton Granic, Senior Vice President for Americas West and Canada for Nutanix

Published: June 23rd, 2016


New Canadian startup offers Training-as-a-Service, Cisco CAIP enablement

It seems these days that everyone, including malware creators, are trying to come up with their own as-a-Service product (ever tried distinguishing between VDI, desktop and workspace-as-a-service?) but it's rare that a genuine

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Cisco expands role of security unit lead and shuffles three other executives

Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins has announced leadership changes at the company, which will expand the role of its security unit lead and shuffle three other executives. In an internal memo, Robbins said that

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Cisco Canada alters its channel philosophy

TORONTO – Cisco has maintained a channel philosophy based on partner profitability since 2001, when the company completely overhauled its go-to-market strategy in favour of the channel. But that’s about to change somewhat.

Published on: May 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Look who’s getting into the big data business

Plantronics is an audio communications headset vendor that focuses on commercial markets such as call centres and consumer electronics. The company based in Santa Cruz, Calif., has recently pivoted its business to include

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

TechSelect Canada members hit Winnipeg

More than 40 TechSelect members and 20 vendor partners joined Tech Data Canada at its annual Spring TechSelect Partner Conference in Winnipeg this week. The conference, now a staple of the channel calendar,

Published on: May 6th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Westcon CEO says company is a security distributor

The IT marketplace has known Westcon/Comstor as a distributor that specializes in networking. Well according to its CEO Dolph Westerbos that’s no longer true. Westerbros, who is responsible for strategic direction and overall management

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada gives helping hand to Daily Bread Food Bank

President's Club members from Tech Data Canada participated in a team building activity supporting the Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto. Thirty of Tech Data Canada’s President’s Club members spent the day along

Published on: April 25th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avaya Canada makes a big switch at channel chief

Avaya Canada, who has been struggling with leadership issues recently, just got a big shot in the arm with the announcement of Ange Valentini as its new channel chief. Valentini is a 20

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Is presence dead?

After a brief hiatus, we are back providing you with our thoughts, observations, concerns and considerations for this crazy, quickly changing, world of communications technologies that we all choose to participate in. On

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Roberta Fox

Two B.C.-based solution providers come together

Victoria, B.C.-based technology solution provider Charter has acquired Boardwalk Communications in a move that creates a national network technology provider. Boardwalk Communications has been a long time member of the CDN Top 100

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Digital Edition looks at Cisco’s new multi-cloud architecture

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition we are featuring Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins and the company's multi-cloud architecture called HyperFlex. We look at IBM's, not one or two, but three new channel programs. Meanwhile, Ingram

Published on: March 29th, 2016 CDN Staff

Nutanix has a new Canadian leader

Just as Cisco puts the bulls-eye on Nutanix’ leadership in the hyper-convergence market comes news that Anton Granic, the Canadian senior director has been promoted to vice-president of Americas West and Canada. Replacing

Published on: March 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp has a new channel chief for Canada

Pete McNair has been appointed channel chief of NetApp Canada. The former national account director for Equinix Canada officially has the title of Canadian Alliances and Channel Sales Director for NetApp and he

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 CDN Staff

See Cisco’s Ava 500 robot coworker in action [photos]

Published on: March 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood