Carl Rodriques, founder and CEO of SOTI

Published: September 26th, 2017


Samsung steps up its channel program

Samsung Electronics has increased its investment in the channel with new solution provider training and demand generation programs. The vendor has created an enhanced training portal for quicker access to courses on mobility,

Published on: August 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

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

BlackBerry channel chief outlines new strategy

TORONTO - BlackBerry's global channel chief Richard McLeod was at the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala to talk to solution providers about the pivot the company is making. McLeod presented at the

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry expands cybersecurity channel reach

BlackBerry Ltd. has introduced a new initiative to expand its channels of distribution. In partnership with Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, BlackBerry intends to provide direct access to BlackBerry’s cybersecurity expertise to cyber policyholders. It

Published on: April 21st, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: BlackBerry’s John Chen

In 2016 we said good bye to the BlackBerry smartphone. Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry CEO John Chen made the historic decision to exit the hardware business and leave development of future smartphones to its

Published on: March 29th, 2017 CDN Staff

Cisco brings wireless capabilities to SMBs

MIAMI – Small and medium-sized businesses have often gotten the short straw in regard to enterprise wireless and mobility offerings, but no longer. To better prepare its customers for a future with 26.3

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Alex Radu

Avanade expands Microsoft enterprise services with latest acquisition

The system integrator is expanding its reach in the Microsoft enterprise ecosystem with the purchase of global software engineering, design, and digital strategy firm Infusion. The acquisition by Avanade, which is majority owned

Published on: March 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Jabra hires North American channel chief

Jabra, an intelligent audio solutions vendor based in Lowell, Mass., has appointed Barb Huelskamp as its new vice president of channel sales. The 20-year veteran has been hired to grow the channel in

Published on: November 16th, 2016 CDN Staff

Two new fresh approaches for an IT refresh

LAS VEGAS – Signs of an IT refresh might still be on the horizon, but that’s not to say channel partners can’t use new approaches to encourage customers to refresh their hardware. Karen

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Drones are as popular as tablets, smartphones and even IoT devices

It’s estimated that one million UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) or drones if you prefer were gifted last Christmas. All I can think of are my two favorite orators: -        Will Rogers – “You

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Max Spindle

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

BlackBerry DTEK60 smartphone specs and photos leaked

Though not yet officially announced, BlackBerry Ltd.’s next smartphone has appeared in several online inventory databases that collectively reveal its specs and even a release date. As first noted by fan site Crackberry,

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CEA 2016 Best Mobile Solution Winners

The Gold award for Best Mobile Solution went to a solution provider who enabled staff to get up and walk around the office and still be productive. Mississauga, Ont.’s Infinite IT Solutions won

Published on: October 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Samsung puts a big stop to Galaxy Note7

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note7 – even a new replacement model issued after the first recall – you should turn off your device and never use it again, according to Samsung

Published on: October 11th, 2016 Brian Jackson