Lenovo updates Motorola, IBM System X plans

LAS VEGAS – Lenovo has said very little when it comes to its $2.91 billion Motorola acquisition, even after the deal closed on Oct. 30th. Today at Synnex's VARnex Conference, Lenovo confirmed Motorola will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet to help partners get into the cloud ACT

Companies accessing the cloud need better ways to assimilate cloud usage data and decipher bills, according to technology distributor Avnet. The value added distributor based in Tempe, Az., with its Canadian subsidiary in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Dave Yin

Canadian success likely for Lenovo’s x86 server business: IDC

The odds of success are in Lenovo’s favour in integrating IBM’s x86 server business, especially in Canada, where HP, Dell and Cisco should start looking over their shoulder, according to research firm IDC.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2014 Dave Yin

Apple Q4 financials saw a decline in iPad sales

Apple’s fiscal 2014 fourth quarter (ending September 27) painted a rosy picture with a quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion on revenues of $42.1 billion. These results compare favourably to the previous quarter

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2014 CDN Staff

Avnet to distribute Lenovo x86 line globally

Just days after Lenovo officially took over IBM’s x86 business unit; the hardware vendor has struck a deal with value added distributor Avnet Technology Solutions that would get it access to 40 markets

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2014 CDN Staff

Lenovo closes $2.1B x86 deal with IBM

Chinese computer company Lenovo Group Ltd., is easing into the third spot in the $42.1 billion global x86 server market with the close today of its acquisition of IBM Corp.’s low-end x86 server unit.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 29th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Steve Forbes on the new abnormal

LAS VEGAS – Forbes publisher and former U.S. Presidential candidate Steve Forbes addressed the solution provider community at the Ingram One show. He dismissed the trend of “the new normal” in the economy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

IDC names top cloud services vendors

IDC has released a list of top cloud professional services vendors and you may be surprised who’s off the list. Market research firm IDC determines the list based on 2014 analysis of worldwide

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 19th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Toronto data centre brings IBM SoftLayer to Canadian partners

IBM’s Canadian channel partners will be among the beneficiaries of the vendor opening its first SoftLayer data centre in Toronto this week. Its part of Big Blue’s $1.2 billion extension of its SoftLayer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

IBM ups FlashSystem capacity, app performance

By using techniques such as real-time compression, IBM has bumped up the storage capacity of its FlashSystem array to 1.6 petabytes and bumped up application performance five times over previous versions of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CDN Digital Edition examines Apple-IBM partnership, Microsoft revamp

In the past few weeks there have been a few very interesting developments in the technology industry. Thousands of Microsoft employees found their jobs could be on the line as CEO Satya Nadella

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

IBM names an interim president for Canadian operation

CDN has learned American executive Dave Liederbach is in charge of IBM Canada on an interim bases. Liederbach is currently the GM of IBM’s U.S. eastern operations and reports to Phil Guido, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

IBM Canada president retires

CDN has learned through several sources including one internal that Dan Fortin has retired from the president’s position at IBM Canada. An IBM Canada source told CDN that it is business as usual

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 16th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Apple, IBM gun for BlackBerry’s market in new alliance

BlackBerry is barely getting its bearings back, but now Apple Inc. and IBM Corp. have forged a global alliance that will see both develop business-focused mobile apps that threaten to eat into the Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano