NetApp digital support director Ross Ackerman demonstrates Elio, the company's new AI-powered digital assistant, for reporters during NetApp's Insight conference on Oct. 3.

Published: October 3rd, 2017


The death of the channel has been greatly exaggerated but it’s not entirely fake news

The transition to SaaS and an expanding buyer community are forcing many IT firms to rethink their sales and marketing strategies. Technology channels have proven to be remarkable change agents—from both a customer

Published on: September 15th, 2017 Jay McBain

Hashtag Trending – IBM funding new AI lab, Toronto wants Amazon’s second headquarters

IBM is committing hundreds of millions to a new AI lab. Jaguar has become the latest car company to abandon the internal combustion engine. And Toronto wants Amazon to build its next headquarters

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – IBM funding new AI lab, Toronto wants Amazon’s second headquarters

IBM is committing hundreds of millions to a new AI lab. Jaguar has become the latest car company to abandon the internal combustion engine. And Toronto wants Amazon to build its next headquarters

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Aug. 23, 2017 – Elon Musk wants to ban killer robots, Google Assistant-powered headphones

Elon Musk continues to lead the charge against potential killer robots, is Google planning on releasing Google Assistant-powered headphones? And IBM teams up with a large group of grocers to bring blockchain to

Published on: August 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Aug. 23, 2017 – Elon Musk wants to ban killer robots, Google Assistant-powered headphones

Elon Musk continues to lead the charge against potential killer robots, is Google planning on releasing Google Assistant-powered headphones? And IBM teams up with a large group of grocers to bring blockchain to

Published on: August 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Veeam tags Cisco exec as first Canadian channel chief

Veeam Software's continued focus on Canada now includes a Canadian channel chief. The vendor has hired Damien Serjeant as its director of partner sales in Canada. With 14 years of experience in the

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Alex Radu

Panasonic ToughBook hits a milestone

Back in 1997 when Panasonic launched the ToughBook it entered a very crowded marketplace. There were more than 25 brands of hardware at the time. Do you remember these names: Compaq, DEC, Gateway,

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech CEO says consumerization of experiences coming to the workforce

TORONTO - As work becomes ever more mobile, how can businesses find the right balance between working remotely or in a physical space? As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception in 2000,

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

Pure Storage takes unconventional channel path

SAN FRANCISCO – The newly appointed Americas channel chief Andy Martin’s entire channel philosophy for Pure Storage can be summed up in five words: “Get out of the way.” A veteran of IBM

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco and IBM join forces to take on cybercrime

Two high-tech giants are joining forces to an effort to fight cybercrime. Cisco Systems and IBM will be essentially sharing and collaborating on threat intelligence incidents and research. The two will also work

Published on: May 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Veeam adds IBM and Lenovo to its growing strategic partner ecosystem

NEW ORLEANS – To reach the lofty goal of $1.5 billion in revenue by 2020, Veeam Software is dialing in on its strategic alliance partners, adding Lenovo, IBM, and Infinidat to its growing

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

IBM & Nutanix target AI and machine learning in new partnership

Nutanix made another strategic partnership; this one with IBM that will see Big Blue deliver Enterprise Cloud Platform on its line of Power server products. The strategy behind this partnership is for IBM

Published on: May 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: Lenovo Canada’s Stefan Bockhop

Lenovo Canada’s channel chief Stefan Bockhop spent much of 2016 emphasizing the company’s interest in data centres and certification in Canada. The company announced a new partnership with Nimble Storage in October 2016

Published on: April 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CDN Top Newsmaker: IBM Canada’s Dino Trevisani

IBM has had its fair share of challenges in 2016 as corporate-wide layoffs hit employees across the globe in April, but with the Canadian division under the direction of president and general manager

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs