IBM boosts SoftLayer incentives for partners

In an effort to stimulate adoption of SoftLayer, IBM is offering more profit incentives, marketing resources and training support to help its partners boost their sales of SoftLayer cloud products and services. IBM

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CDN Top 100: Partners investing in services to grow cloud business

TORONTO – A new study by IDC Canada and CDN on the impact of cloud computing on the channel in Canada finds partners are expecting strong future growth from the cloud, and are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Dell announces new SDN, cloud solutions

Dell Inc. recently launched two new products which the company says will help customers meet the growing demands of virtualization, changing traffic patterns as well as the workload needs created by cloud-based and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CEA: Best Cloud Computing Solution winners

At the 11th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards (CEA) there were plenty Top 100 Solution Providers who won major awards. In the coveted Best Cloud Computing Solution category Ideaca captured the Gold prize. Toronto-based OnX

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 20th, 2013 CDN Staff

Cisco Meraki offering solution aimed at mid-market and SMB resellers

Cisco Systems Inc. and Meraki have built a dashboard solution for resellers, levelling their sights at small businesses and the mid-market. In November 2012, Cisco announced it was acquiring Meraki, integrating its product

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 20th, 2013 Candice So

To make big data work, the CIO can’t be Dr. No

If you’re a CIO, you don’t want to get a reputation as being Dr. No. It can have consequences for your organization. And if you’re a line of business leader, be careful what

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Getting the channel cloud ready: Partnering may be the answer

TORONTO – Infrastructure vendor EMC Corp. held its annual EMC Forum event here Tuesday. A survey of attendees showed big interest in cloud computing and big data, and it’s an interest the vendor

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Why the channel is the bottleneck to the cloud revolution

The solution provider may be the biggest impediment to the cloud computing revolution fully taking hold, and much of the channel doesn’t have the resources or the structure to make the transition to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 13th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Ingram Micro acquires Toronto-based cloud services provider

Distributor Ingram Micro announced on Thursday that it has acquired SoftCom Inc., a Toronto-based cloud marketplace and global service provider. SoftCom, founded in 1997, offers domain name management, web hosting and cloud infrastructure

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 13th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

RackForce and Mitel offer cloud-based communications solution

SAN FRANCISCO – Kelowna, BC-based hosting services provider RackForce Networks and Ottawa-based IP telecommunications solutions vendor Mitel Corp. used the VMworld conference on Tuesday to announce an expansion of their partnership that will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

LG partners for new zero-client healthcare solution

LG Electronics has joined forces with Imprivata, a global solution provider of healthcare IT security solutions, to use the cloud for improving clinical workflow and lowering energy consumption in the healthcare industry. Called

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2013 CDN Staff

OpenText acquires PaaS vendor

OpenText Corp. continues to expand its cloud-based solutions through acquisitions. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company said Friday it has bought Netherlands-based Cordys B.V., a privately-held maker of business process management software and clouds solutions,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 19th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Backup vendor launches “cash for clients” channel incentive program

Cloud backup service provider VaultLogix has announced an incentive program running through the end of the year designed to encourage its partners to grow their markets in the small and medium-sized business space.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Mike Cox steps into Ed Vos’ shoes as CEO of OnX

OnX Enterprise Solutions of Thornhill, Ont. introduced Mike Cox as its new CEO on Thursday, replacing Ed Vos at the helm of the solution provider that ranked No. 5 on CDN’s 2012 list

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Jeff Jedras