BitTitan CEO tries to shed all barriers for the cloud

Geeman Yip is probably one of the fastest talkers I have ever interviewed. I too have been labelled a fast talker so I can appreciate the founder of BitTitan, a Kirkland, Wash.-based cloud

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Developing professional services with Big Data

MONTREAL - Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, in a wide-ranging interview conducted at the Cisco Partner Summit, discussed how big data is transforming the services market and how the channel

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

A tour of the first Equinix data centre in Canada

TORONTO - Data centre and Internet exchange vendor Equnix Inc. of Chicago opened the doors to a brand new facility in Canada as part of an international expansion effort that will see the company open five data centres

Published on: May 11th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top 100 #5 Solution Provider of the Year

TORONTO - The No. 5 Solution Provider on the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers' list comes with a little story. When CDN acquired the Top 100 program back in 2002 Editor Paolo Del Nibletto

Published on: May 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

EMC puts more muscle behind channel programs

LAS VEGAS - EMC Worldwide channel chief Greg Ambulos had a tough act to follow during the Global Partner Summit of EMC World. Ambulos addressed channel partners shortly after the crowd watched John

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft refers to Windows 10 as “Software-as-a-service”

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a passing reference to Windows as a “service” during the opening keynote at Build, but it was fleeting and easy to miss. The references he

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

HP introduces new service for the Microsoft ecosystem

HP has added Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to its mobility portfolio. This addition offers the channel a set of end-to-end, enterprise-grade services for the Microsoft ecosystem that will have HP service accountability.

Published on: April 24th, 2015 CDN Staff

What to expect at the Cisco Partner Summit in Montreal

It has arrived. The Cisco Partner Summit 2015 in Montreal is here. And, for the Canadian channel community it is one of most the anticipated conferences in years. Many solution providers have marked

Published on: April 24th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian business still looking for channel help on Windows Server 2003 migration

While Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 will reach end of life in July, new research shows more than half of Canadian business are still running at least some of their workloads on the soon

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Solution provider introduces Cloud Management-as-a-Service

TORONTO - Multiple CDN Channel Elite Award winner CMS Consulting is heading into a new direction. CMS president Brian Bourne has launched a brand new company called Infrastructure Guardian to offer what he calls

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN’s Top 100 Newcomer of the Year

The best performing newcomer was Mississauga, Ont.-based Eclipse Technology Solutions, an IT services solution provider specializing in communications technology. The newcomer of the year really understood the meaning of “it’s never too late.” Eclipse

Published on: April 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

A repeat winner at the CDN Top 100 gala

TORONTO - CDW Canada repeated as the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT solution providers was

Published on: April 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

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