Lenovo upgrades sales incentive partner program

Lenovo Group Ltd. is improving its sales incentive program to make it easier for partners to get rewarded for eligible sales. The Chinese hardware manufacturer announced this week that it would be replacing

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Global PC shipments are still down and lowest since 2007

To the shock of absolutely no one, Gartner, Inc. is reporting that global PC shipments decreased for an 11th straight quarter. Worldwide shipments totaled 61.1 million units in Q2 2017, the lowest quarter

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft aiming to be consistent with Azure Stack

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Microsoft is wrestling with two goals for its new Azure Stack offering. First the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant has a stated goal of $20 billion cloud run rate by 2018

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Lenovo Canada hires familiar face as its new channel chief

Greg Myers stay on the unemployment line did not last long. Lenovo confirmed via Twitter that Myers, the former senior vice president of sales and marketing at Tech Data Canada will be its

Published on: June 28th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AMD is back with ‘Epyc’ new data centre processor

After four years, AMD is back in the data centre chip space, and the company is looking to pry open the grasp Intel has on the market with its new Epyc data centre

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

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

Shift occurring between tablet to detachables: new IDC report

Two things are happening to the tablet market. The first is a continuous decline and the second is customers are shifting to detachable devices. IDC has reported the worldwide tablet market once again

Published on: May 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Nutanix embraces Opex pricing model

Hyper converged vendor Nutanix has announced its Enterprise Cloud Platform will now have term-based license for deployment on Hewlett Packard Enterprises ProLiant machines and Cisco UCS blade services. For channel partners, this move

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Four new channel priorities for Lenovo Canada

Coming out of its annual Accelerate conference, Lenovo is embarking on a North American channel strategy that will have a big emphasis on the Canadian market. The event in Orlando, Fla., broke new

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Signs of life from the PC market start to show

IDC is reporting that worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, workstation) actually grew for the first time in five years. Taken from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, the research firm

Published on: April 25th, 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: Red Hat Canada’s Luc Villeneuve

Luc Villeneuve took the Canadian operation of Red Hat to another level in 2016. Buoyed by the Microsoft partnership that made the once fierce rivals pivot to the benefit of customers and channel

Published on: March 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Lenovo adopts new touch feedback technology for Yoga tablets

Moving forward Lenovo PC HK Ltd. will be using Immersion Corp.'s touch feedback technology in the new Lenovo A12 2-in-1 Android tablet, better known as the Yoga A12. Immersion, which is one of

Published on: March 16th, 2017 Alex Radu

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers #15-11

 

Published on: March 15th, 2017 CDN Staff