Cloud Summit 2017: Ingram Micro unveils cloud integration tech, Marketplace upgrades, automated cloud manager

PHOENIX - Ingram Micro is using its annual Cloud Summit, this year from Apr. 19-21 in Phoenix, AZ, to reveal a number of new products, services and upgrades. First up is a new cloud-based

Published on: April 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Tech Data expands cloud offering with new line

Tech Data’s Technology Solutions unit, formerly Avnet, is adding software networking solutions from Brocade to the Avnet Cloud Marketplace. Brocade was already a partner of Tech Data, but this offering will be a first of its kind for

Published on: April 12th, 2017 CDN Staff

Pure Storage comes out with cloud era flash array

The latest all-flash array system from Pure Storage is being positioned to give IT managers another reason to switch from disk. The Mountain View, Calif.-based vendor has introduced a trio of products headlined

Published on: April 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Westcon-Comstor’s to be cloud or not to be cloud push

Approximately a decade ago, IDC predicted solution providers who did not embrace cloud would be falling off that preverbal cloud cliff by 2017. Well, it is 2017 and according to a new study

Published on: April 6th, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data makes its first Avnet move

Approximately one month since the officially closing of the Tech Data/Avnet deal and we have our first announcement from the combined entity. Tech Data’s newly minted Technology Solutions business has added three new

Published on: April 4th, 2017 CDN Staff

The dawning of a new day for McAfee

After six years and eight months under the control of Intel, today McAfee has been officially set free and will be run as an independent operation based in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Why the new Red Hat APP program is not in Canada, yet

LAS VEGAS – Yesterday CDN published a news story on the new Red Hat Application Platform Partner (APP) Initiative – code named “Franchise”. This new program is as innovative as it gets in

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro adds hosting solutions to Web store platform

It’s been more than a year since Ingram Micro acquired the Odin Automation Essentials platform, a pre-configured, self-branded Web store and service automation platform that automates the delivery of Microsoft 1-Tier cloud service

Published on: March 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: AWS Canada’s Eric Gales

Probably the most exciting company in the channel in 2016 was Amazon Web Services Canada. Besides exciting AWS Canada may also be the quickest company in the entire IT industry in Canada. In

Published on: March 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: Microsoft Canada’s Janet Kennedy

Janet Kennedy is still living the dream. Kennedy told CDN on her first day as President of Microsoft Canada back in 2013 that her new position was her dream job. As she enters

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The Future of Sales: Rethinking compensation

This is the third column in a six part series on the future of sales that Colleen Francis wrote for the Adobe Document Cloud Blog. So far in this series, I’ve focused on changes

Published on: March 17th, 2017 Colleen Francis

Salesforce updates its consulting partner program

With the start of its new fiscal year, Salesforce has announced updates to its Consulting Partner Program. The updates come on the heels of data from IDC showing that Salesforce partners report an

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

The four Vs of big data and the questions you should be asking

When people start thinking about big data and how they can use it to run their operation or to bring in business profits, they should really be thinking about the four Vs, which

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Nabeel Sherif

Bell MTS deal finally gets the green light

BCE Inc. will be able to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. under the $3.9 billion deal the telecommunication carriers made last year as federal regulators are giving the green light on the transaction,

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson