A secret trend in unified communications

I have learned of a secret trend that most people in the unified communications (UC) space are not even aware of. It’s this: customers are using various media and information sources to research and determine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2015 Roberta Fox

Avaya channel priorities shift towards delivering customer outcomes

CANCUN, MEX. - Avaya channel chief Richard Steranka called on partners to focus on finding, defining and delivering customer outcomes at the 2015 Avaya Executive Partner Forum. And, for 2015 Steranka introduced several

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

How hackers make money

TORONTO – The profile of a hacker has changed dramatically over the last number of years. Today’s hacker isn’t any more your pimply-face teenager with a chip on his shoulder in his Mom’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: John Sims of BlackBerry

Last year CDN named outgoing BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins the top newsmaker of the year. For 2014, John Sims, the president of global enterprise services for the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone vendor makes the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

How the Internet of Things might save the PC

One of the best sentences to come out of Michael Dell’s mouth: “The PC isn’t dead.” Beautiful. It’s really easy to get caught up in the mobile craze right now and fixate on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2015 Stuart Crawford

Nutanix outlines 2015 strategy, teases new Dell platforms

Nutanix had a good 2014.  The hyper-converged infrastructure vendor has grown from a curiosity to securing major partnerships, most recently in July when it became a Dell solutions partner, one that is now on everyone's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

Westcon streamlines brands and solution focus

Value added distributor Westcon Group has undergone several major changes in an effort to align its business globally. Under CEO Dolph Westerbos, who just completed his first year in office at the Tarrytown, N.Y.-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Arrow adds two solutions to its ArrowSphere cloud marketplace

Value added distributor Arrow Electronics Inc. has confirmed deals with CenturyLink and Cologix, two cloud providers which will be added to its ArrowSphere Cloud Services Marketplace offering. The biggest of the two is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2015 CDN Staff

Five tips for a successful cloud transition

I love to build solutions that make a difference. Recognized recently by CDN with the coveted “Solution Provider of the Year” award for a patient bedside engagement solution called Panacea built on the Microsoft platform, team at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2015 Peter Christopoulos

Bad judgement with cloud could change the business landscape

Tell people there’s been an accident or a train wreck and they rush to the scene to survey the damage. They will watch for hours and say under their breath, “thank gawd that’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 5th, 2015 Max Spindle

Hackers increasingly targeting cloud providers, not consumer devices

Rather than going after your smartphone, more and more cybercriminals will simply seek out cloud providers for their collections of consumer and corporate data - all at a faster rate than before, putting greater

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

Bruce Stuart series on cloud transformation

This year CDN featured 25 insightful articles on the business transformation as a result of cloud computing by channel guru Bruce Stuart. Stuart the founder and president of ChannelCorp developed LivePlan and CDN teamed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2014 Bruce Stuart

Data migration service provider gives Dropbox users a way out

For businesses doubting Dropbox’ security measures and are looking for a way out for their data stored in the cloud service, one company says an easy solution is finally here. Software-as-a-service company BitTitan,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 10th, 2014 Dave Yin

Bruce Stuart: Channel has to pivot to cloud

TORONTO – Channel guru Bruce Stuart of Vancouver-based ChannelCorp made his only Canadian stop at the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) event called Building Successful Cloud Channels. Stuart startled the crowd of channel

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto