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

HPE answers flash question with acquisition

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is adding a significant storage solution provider to its portfolio with the acquisition of Nimble Storage. HPE will pay $12.50 per share in cash (all figures USD), closing at

Published on: March 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Motorola’s affordable smartphone gets a redesign

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Lenovo unveiled its next two Motorola mid-range smartphones, the Moto G5 and G5 Plus with a new aluminum design. Other than the aluminum design change, the latest

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Avnet to expand partner education program with new global Lenovo deal

Avnet Technology Solutions is placing a special importance on teaching its customers how to use certain products with its new Lenovo Group Ltd. contract. The business-to-business technology distributor’s training division, Avnet Academy, has announced that

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo’s affordable convertible tablet for Android lovers

If you’re an Android lover, you may love the new tablet from Lenovo. The company has introduced the Yoga A12, a lightweight convertible tablet that runs the Android operating system for users who

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Tablet market continues to go south: new IDC research

Spending money on tablets during the 2016 holiday season quarter of 2016 simply did not happen with intensification. According to International Data Corp., the tablet market continued to spiral in decline. The fourth

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Lenovo introduces data centre channel program

Lenovo Group Ltd. will be offering its North American data centre channel partners more benefits and recognition through an innovative new loyalty program. The company released its Data Centre Program, which will aim to

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs