CDN Debate: Should I abandon notebooks?

The latest CDN Debate explores the contentious issue over hardware client solutions such as tablets and notebook computers. Question No. 1 of the debate:  With notebook marketshare in decline, should I abandon this platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Azure vs. AWS

Amazon Web Services is largely considered a leader in the global infrastructure-as-a-cloud (IaaS) market but Microsoft Corp.’s Azure cloud computing platform has also been gaining some ground. Gartner recently conducted a research on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

End of Windows Server 2003 support is a SureStep for Microsoft

LAS VEGAS – Microsoft outlined the channel opportunity for the end of life situation with Windows Server 2003 at the VARnex Fall conference, organized by Synnex. According to John Kennedy, vice-president of OEM

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP Business One comes to Amazon Web Services

Enterprise software maker SAP AG announced today  that SAP Business One, powered by SAP HANA, will be available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The pay-as-you go, subscription-based application will run on Amazon Elastic

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Dave Yin

Avnet to help partners get into the cloud ACT

Companies accessing the cloud need better ways to assimilate cloud usage data and decipher bills, according to technology distributor Avnet. The value added distributor based in Tempe, Az., with its Canadian subsidiary in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Dave Yin

IBM partners say time for new channel model

IBM hosted a Twitter chat on the “Future of the Channel” with channel leaders and observers.  Their main finding: the old channel model is broken. Panellist John McDonald, CEO, chairman and president of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2014 Dave Yin

Law enforcement arms itself with Dell rugged technology

AUSTIN, TEX. - At the Dell World Expo Hall one of the more crowded areas was the Dell police car. // // Just about a week before the opening of Dell World, an Atlanta-based solution

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP makes major revisions to ServiceOne program

Dubbed HP ServiceOne 2.0, the new program from HP promises a fast track to the company's "New Style of IT" business opportunity. Available immediately, HP ServiceOne 2.0 enables channel partners to gain access to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2014 CDN Staff

Dell aligning channel to four imperatives

AUSTIN, TEX. - Dell announced a $125 million investment plan for its solution provider partners at the recently concluded Dell World. This channel investment is meant to accelerate end-to-end product business for 2015 through the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Xerox says printing hurts productivity

Xerox wants you to print less. In fact, it has not one or two, but three new solutions to help enterprise do exactly the opposite of what the company has come to be associated with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 7th, 2014 Dave Yin

Dell introduces its own cloud marketplace

AUSTIN, TEX. – Dell officially took the wraps off its Cloud Marketplace today at Dell World 2014 as the company released a public beta of the program. The Dell Cloud Marketplace is being

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

Tech Data Americas president outlines value strategy

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. - Tech Data Americas president Joe Quaglia was in Canada last week to meeting with senior executives at the Canadian subsidiary. He also made time for CDN to provide the details of

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

Dell to make major channel investments

AUSTIN, TEX. – A year after Dell turned private, the hardware vendor announced a $125 million investment in its channel business to accelerate its end-to-end product strategy for 2015 at its Dell World

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data to bring SaaS/IaaS platform to Canada

Tech Data’s StreamOne platform for cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) has arrived in Canada. As part of a global launch rollout, Tech Data Americas president Joe Quaglia told CDN that StreamOne will be made

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto