Cisco announces partnership with Ericsson, video platform at CES

CES in Las Vegas is a hotspot for new tech announcements every year, and 2017 was no different. Cisco has revealed an extended partnership with Ericsson that now includes WiFi, as well as

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau featured in CDN Digital Edition

The December 2016 issue of the CDN Digital Edition features a cover shot of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is spearheading his Government to dramatically increase investment in the country's technology sector. Beyond the Prime Minister,

Published on: December 12th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avnet does a Recon on security

Avnet Inc. introduced its managed security service program for Canada and the U.S. named Recon, a military abbreviation of the word Reconnaissance meaning to explore the area. But in Avnet’s working vernacular Recon

Published on: November 15th, 2016 CDN Staff

Westcon-Comstor bolsters security portfolio

Networking distributor Westcon-Comstor has expanded its current partnership with network solutions provider, Gigamon, bringing Gigamon solutions to Canada, the United States and also Latin American regions. With this addition, Westcon-Comstor's security portfolio now provides advanced network

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Alex Radu

Channel needs more BANT leads says Cisco CMO

SAN FRANCISCO – Karen Walker, the CMO of Cisco Systems, said the San Jose, Calif.-based networking and telecommunications vendor is changing its thinking when it comes to lead generation for the channel. Cisco

Published on: November 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

How a lost prototype led to a new Meraki product?

Todd Nightingale, the senior vice president and GM of Cisco Meraki, was in trouble 18 months ago. Meraki’s prized prototype was missing from the office. Nightingale made sure to confirm this was not one

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco security strategy involves high margins for partners

SAN FRANCISCO – Nothing motivates the channel more than cash. And, Cisco Systems in an attempt to position the company as a top end security solutions vendor are offering 30 points of margin on

Published on: November 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Mac’s Convenience stores attracts millennials with Meraki

SAN FRANCISCO – Most Canadians have entered a Mac’s Convenience store for some item they need immediately like milk or eggs or that chocolate bar to crush a sudden bit of hunger. And,

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco unveils three new Canadian-specific channel incentives

SAN FRANCISCO – Cisco Canada channel chief Mark Collins revealed three new profitability offerings for the Canadian channel. Those three incentives are called: The Whitespace Incentive Program targeting dormant accounts; Zero per cent

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco introduces a new way to buy collaboration products

SAN FRANCISCO – Cisco Spark, a communications and collaboration service for messaging, meetings and calls, is now going to be part of a subscription offering called Spark Flex. Spark Flex was announced at

Published on: November 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nutanix sets the record straight on removal from Cisco partner program

Shortly after Nutanix announced the completion of the certification of its hyperconvergence software on Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS), word spread that Cisco had followed that announcement up with the removal of Nutanix from

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Chris Talbot

Pivot3 hyperconvergence software now certified on Cisco UCS

Pivot3 is the latest hyperconvergence vendor that has achieved compatibility certification with Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS). The company announced the completion of the certification for its vSTAC OS software on both UCS and UCS

Published on: August 24th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Cisco job cuts made to address growth areas

Cisco Systems Inc. will trim more than 5,500 jobs from its workforce is a sign it is in a restructuring phase, according to the networking giant. Cisco this week released its fiscal results for

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Nutanix expands third-party support to Cisco UCS

The leading hyperconvergence vendor has expanded its third-party hardware partnerships to another vendor. Following recent partnerships with Dell and Lenovo, Nutanix has expanded its partnerships to include Cisco Systems. Now, joint partners of both Nutanix and

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Chris Talbot