Former VMware Canada GM now in charge of Pivot3

Former CDN Top Newsmaker of the Year Grant Aiken has been named Canadian Country Manager for Pivot3 Solutions, a Texas-based vendor of dynamic hyper-converged and PCIe flash arrays. Pivot3 works in more than 50

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former Veritas Canada boss gets chance to run VMware Canada

At one point VMware Canada looked rudderless. Now, in the span of a few months, VMware Canada has hired Dell Canada channel chief Tara Fine and today CDN has learned former Symantec and

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Successfully manage the seven pillars of your – and your customer’s – business

Every successful business executive manages seven functional areas of their organization to scale and grow. Business growth becomes limited because of an underdeveloped pillar or two, often marketing or sales. Yet with the transition to cloud-based

Published on: November 22nd, 2016 Mark S A Smith

Synnex NA President wants to make IT cool again

LAS VEGAS – Synnex North American president Peter Larocque believes distribution is playing a key role in changing the direction of IT spending away from CapEx and OpeX decisions. He told the audience

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CMO to CMO at the CDN Women of the IT Channel show

TORONTO - The CDN Women of the IT Channel recognition luncheon provided a unique opportunity where two top Chief Marketing Officers came together. Lynda Partner, the CMO of CDN Top 100 Solution Provider Pythian

Published on: September 30th, 2016 CDN Staff

Hockey superstar says glass ceiling for women still exists

TORONTO - Women hockey great Angela James was on hand at the 2016 CDN Women of the IT Channel recognition luncheon at the historic Weston Golf & Country Club. James delivered a powering

Published on: September 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Highlights from the 2016 CDN Women of the IT Channel event

TORONTO - CDN and Ingram Micro Canada showcased the top women executives in the channel for 2016 at the sixth annual CDN Women of the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon; this year at the historic Weston Golf & Country

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 CDN Staff

VMware Canada has a familiar face as its new channel chief

Tara Fine is the new channel chief at VMware Canada. Fine was the Dell Canada channel chief and will be replacing Donna Wittmann who is still at VMware Canada but has taken an

Published on: September 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel Canada names a new leader

Well the search for a new leader for Intel Canada did not take long at all. And, the man hired to replace Graham Palmer wasn’t too far either. The chip making giant has

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel Canada leader going back home

Intel Canada country manager Graham Palmer is leaving the Canadian market after three-and-half years on the job. CDN has learned from sources that Palmer is heading back to the U.K. and will stay

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Women 2016 Honouree Grace Martins

TORONTO - CDN is proud to honour for 2016 Grace Martins. At the CDN 2016 Women of the IT Channel luncheon at the historic Weston Golf & Country Club Grace Martins' contribution to the IT

Published on: September 8th, 2016 Mudeeha Yousaf

CDN Women 2016 Honouree Heather Schaan

TORONTO - CDN is proud to honour for 2016 Heather Schaan. At the CDN 2016 Women of the IT Channel luncheon at the historic Weston Golf & Country Club Heather Schaan's contribution to the IT channel

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Mudeeha Yousaf

CDN Women 2016 Honouree Lynda Partner

TORONTO - CDN is proud to honour for 2016 Lynda Partner. At the CDN 2016 Women of the IT Channel luncheon at the historic Weston Golf & Country Club Lynda Partner’s contribution to the IT

Published on: September 6th, 2016 Mudeeha Yousaf

Canadian IT legend Harry Hart dies at 87

It was almost fitting that Canadian IT channel pioneer Harry Hart passed on the Sunday before Labour Day. The 87-year legend didn’t take too many days off during his illustrious career. Hart, who

Published on: September 6th, 2016 CDN Staff