Channel executives have a great time at the Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic

Published: May 25th, 2017


Cisco Canada makes major presidential switch

A double whammy at Cisco Canada! First, Bernadette Wightman, the Canadian president, is departing Cisco Canada. According to sources, her contract was completed and she is now looking for another opportunity. CDN has also

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Veeam adds IBM and Lenovo to its growing strategic partner ecosystem

NEW ORLEANS – To reach the lofty goal of $1.5 billion in revenue by 2020, Veeam Software is dialing in on its strategic alliance partners, adding Lenovo, IBM, and Infinidat to its growing

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Tech Data inks deals with Cisco and Ruckus

Cisco Systems is getting serious about security and they just enlisted Tech Data to broaden its reach. The distributor’s Technology Solutions unit will now be offering Cisco Security Incident Response Service for the channel in Canada and

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Nutanix embraces Opex pricing model

Hyper converged vendor Nutanix has announced its Enterprise Cloud Platform will now have term-based license for deployment on Hewlett Packard Enterprises ProLiant machines and Cisco UCS blade services. For channel partners, this move

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

The long-term view of autonomous transportation

It won’t be long – at CES they said 5-20 years – that the next generation of Woz/Steve-types will think that phreaking a phone has to be about the dumbest thing people did

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Max Spindle

Westcon-Comstor sale spins a cautionary tale

Speculation has been swirling since the start of the year that value-added distributor Westcon-Comstor is for sale. Westcon-Comstor is owned by $6 billion South African conglomerate Datatec Ltd. What’s interesting about Datatec is

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Security is the holy grail for partners says Cisco exec

Channel partners have an opportunity to see very good profits because they are needed more than ever in security, said Cisco Systems Inc., senior manager of channels business development, network and cyber security

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

Fourth largest U.S. solution provider enters Canadian market

St. Louis-based World Wide Technology, one of the largest systems and supply chain solutions provider in the U.S., is establishing roots in Canada. There has been plenty of speculation for several years that

Published on: April 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Apps are cool, convenient, useful and dangerous

A few weeks ago, I had to visit my friendly smartphone store. I could do everything – send/receive texts, send/receive emails, access/use business and social media apps – everything but make a phone

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Max Spindle

SAS and Cisco partner to launch new IoT platform

ORLANDO – SAS Institute Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc. are combining Cisco’s Unified Computing System and SAS’ Analytics to create an Edge-to-Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) Analytics platform. It will help organizations with

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

CDN Top Newsmaker: Red Hat Canada’s Luc Villeneuve

Luc Villeneuve took the Canadian operation of Red Hat to another level in 2016. Buoyed by the Microsoft partnership that made the once fierce rivals pivot to the benefit of customers and channel

Published on: March 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: Cisco Canada’s Bernadette Wightman

2016 was another special year for Cisco Canada President Bernadette Wightman. She started the year off with a bang by opening the new billion-dollar Innovation Centre in downtown Toronto. At that opening, Wightman

Published on: March 30th, 2017 CDN Staff

Cisco announces three new partner incentives

MIAMI – At its Partner Conference Week, Cisco Systems, Inc. unveiled three new partner specific incents starting with the expansion of its Cisco Capital Easy Pay program across all architectures and products. Expansions

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Alex Radu

Cisco brings wireless capabilities to SMBs

MIAMI – Small and medium-sized businesses have often gotten the short straw in regard to enterprise wireless and mobility offerings, but no longer. To better prepare its customers for a future with 26.3

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Alex Radu