Former channel chiefs land new jobs

The new landing spot for former Avaya Canada president Ross Pellizzari will be network security vendor Palo Alto Networks. Pellizzari told CDN that he has accepted the position of vice president of eastern

Published on: April 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Unexpected strategies proven to get sales

The best Engage clients are always experimenting with new ways to attract the best new prospects. Hosting educational events and nominating your clients for awards are two of these experiments that have proven

Published on: April 6th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Cloud stuffing and other challenging storage issues

I’ll bet when you were growing up someone told you: Too much of a good thing is bad for you. There’s a sucker born every minute. There’s no such thing as a free

Published on: April 2nd, 2015 Max Spindle

Microsoft Canada president is big on big data

TORONTO - Microsoft Canada president Janet Kennedy told a packed audience at the Big Data Debate event that she has faith in the technology talent and business innovation in this country. This despite

Published on: March 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco and Microsoft extend partnership

Networking giant Cisco Systems has confirmed an extension of its partnership with Microsoft through a blog post on the company's Web site. The former rivals formed a new partnership last year through the Intercloud

Published on: March 12th, 2015 CDN Staff

IBM opens Quebec cloud centre

Big Blue today took the wraps off its second SoftLayer data centre in the Montreal suburb of Drummondville. IBM Canada just eight months ago cut the ribbon on a Toronto-based SoftLayer facility. According

Published on: March 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

WD gets down to business with new NAS solutions

NEW YORK  - Hard drive vendor WD (Western Digital) has ramped up its portfolio of network attached storage (NAS) solutions aimed at small business. The company, based in Irvine, Calif., has won most

Published on: February 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Complexity is holding the cloud back: CDW report

Approximately 60 per cent of IT professionals and decision makers would make more use of cloud services, but the complexity they perceive around enabling and integrating those workloads with legacy systems holds them

Published on: February 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

Top 10 Canadian cloud providers revealed: IDC Canada

Market research firm IDC has revealed the top 10 providers of infrastructure, platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS) and storage with Canadian operations, and in alphabetical order, they are: Bell, CenturyLink, Cogeco, IBM, iWeb, Long View,

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM wants to enable data migration to and from any device

IBM unveiled today the next offering in its software solution portfolio designed to intelligently manage and move data across any platform regardless of vendor, be they in the cloud or on-premise. The company

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Dave Yin

IBM’s digital agency program targets Mad Men types

LAS VEGAS - One of the more astonishing statements made by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty at the recently concluded 2015 Partnerworld Leadership Conference is that Big Blue is one of the largest digital

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM aims to end siloes with new One Channel Team

LAS VEGAS - IBM worldwide channel chief Marc Dupaquier has re-organized Big Blue's channel organization to take advantage of market trends and business units. IBM has even put a brand to this new

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM’s three wishes for the channel

WLAS VEGAS - IBM brought out the magic lamp and the genie in the form of Sandy Carter, IBM GM, Ecosystem Development and Social Business Evangelist, at the 2015 Partnerworld Leadership Conference. Carter,

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Primus senior VP to be named new Avaya Canada president

Multiple sources in the Canadian IT industry have told CDN that the new president of Avaya Canada will be Walter Andri, currently the senior vice president of sales for Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto