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

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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,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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,

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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.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Internet of Things

The top story for the 2014 Newsmakers list well could have been last year's. The channel and all of society cannot deny the overwhelming momentum of the Internet of Things. If you believe

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Dimension Data adds to Canadian data centre

Dimension Data has confirmed its plan to hire 300 additional professionals for its data centre push in the next 18 months. Late last year, Dimension Data took the wraps off its data centre based in Toronto.

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CDN Top Newsmaker for 2014: Ross Pellizzari of Avaya Canada

Editors note: When CDN announced its annual Top 25 Newsmakers Ross Pellizzari was still with Avaya Canada. He has since left the networking and collaboration vendor. Avaya Canada President Ross Pellizzari always wanted

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Reoccurring revenue streams should be independent of sales

CANCUN, MEX. – Reoccurring revenue streams have become a lucrative venture for many solution providers, but creating one from scratch is not as easy as it looks. One of the clear issues with

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Avaya and VMware partner on hybrid cloud offering

CANCUN, MEX. – Avaya has added to its “Big Friends” vendor partnership strategy by adding VMware; announced at its Avaya Executive Partner Forum. Late last year the Santa Clara, Calif.-based networking and collaboration

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Avaya’s 500 seat mid-market challenge for the channel

CANCUN, MEX. – Avaya announced at its 2015 Avaya Executive Partner Forum a bold initiative to double its mid-market business in the next two years. Currently Avaya does not measure revenue by market

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Avaya’s new services strategy to focus on cloud migration

CANCUN, MEX. – Avaya announced a new direction for services at its 2015 Avaya Executive Partner Forum. The new services direction will have four go-to-market motions, according to Avaya channel chief Richard Steranka.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto