Top cloud IT infrastructure vendors revealed: IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) has put out its latest growth numbers on cloud and despite the hype that surrounds this market the worldwide cloud IT infrastructure growth, based on vendor revenue, is in

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMWare to help customers move old PCs over to Windows 10 and the cloud en masse

A new collaboration between VMWare and Adaptiva will help VMWare customers move their older PCs over to Windows 10 and next-generation PC management in the cloud using Adaptiva's peer-to-peer (P2P) technology. The two

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Citrix channel focusing on cloud journeys

Day one of the Citrix Summit 2017 in Anaheim, Calif., could have been rebranded Citrix’ Cloud Day. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based software vendor made several announcements with a cloud focus starting with the

Published on: January 9th, 2017 CDN Staff

New Citrix worldwide channel chief sets the tone moving forward

Citrix has promoted long-time Citrix veteran Craig Stilwell as its new worldwide channel chief, and simplifying the Citrix channel programs is just one of the projects he'll be tackling throughout his first year

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

AWS Managed Services may not work for every enterprise

Amazon Web Services (AWS) upped its enterprise cloud offering this month with AWS Managed Services - but it may not be the right fit for every enterprise looking to move to the cloud.

Published on: December 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Ottawa solution provider improves cloud portfolio with acquisition

Ottawa-based solution provider HostedBizz Inc. has acquired cloud solutions provider ITUtility.Net in order to boost the overall strength of its cloud IT portfolio. The cloud infrastructure as a service provider will be adding

Published on: December 22nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Service providers and vendors should expect big technological leaps in 2017

Next year will see a rise in cloud solutions, DevOps, and digital marketing as service providers make big technological leaps, experts say. During this year’s Looking Back, Looking Forward webinar hosted by PartnerPath

Published on: December 19th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

AWS delivers three new channel programs

LAS VEGAS – After releasing more than a 1,000 offerings in 2016, AWS announced three different channel programs. The three plans are called AWS Service Delivery Program, the APN Public Sector Partner Program,

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS Canada region open for business

TORONTO – As earlier reported, AWS Canada took the wraps off its new region in Montreal today. The region is officially called AWS Canada (Central) Region. Regions are Amazon Web Services’ way of

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet unveils new partner programs for cloud business

Avnet Technology Solutions has added two new partner programs in support of its Avnet Cloud Marketplace. The two programs are called AWS CloudFront Reseller Program and Oracle Reseller Program. Both have been crafted to align with

Published on: December 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

AWS unveils its on premise strategy; sort of

LAS VEGAS – AWS calls it the “The Hybrid Choice” and it will bring the cloud giant closer to delivering an on premise offering than ever before. The Hybrid Choice comes on the

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Make the most of the last of 2016

If you’re like most resellers, you’d appreciate a final burst of revenue before business winds down for the year. Here’s a list of five activities to bring in the bucks before breaking out the bubbly.

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Mark S A Smith

Cloud is the new normal says AWS CEO

LAS VEGAS – As Amazon Web Services works on the second generation cloud, company CEO Andy Jassy says cloud is the new norm despite statistics that says cloud adoption is far behind on

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

5 ways that cloud helps grow business

When talking about Cloud as a business methodology and basic philosophy, it can drive specific outcomes for a company. It can be elastic, it can be self-served, it can be metered, and it

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Nabeel Sherif