Pure Storage expands Canadian leadership

SAN FRANCISCO - A little over a year ago the only Canadian-based employee of Pure Storage was Chris Gowans. That has changed dramatically with the all-flash array vendor hiring not just a Country

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Datto focused on helping MSP partners win with SMBs

Datto Inc. is focusing on helping its managed service provider channel partners win in the SMB space with its latest announcements. The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company was busy at its annual DattoCon conference. Austin

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

NetApp enters the hyper-converged arena

In a wide-ranging announcement, NetApp unveiled its first enterprise-scale hyper converged solution (HCI) which leverages SolidFire technology. The launch was supported by a new consumption pricing model specifically set up to encourage customers

Published on: June 5th, 2017 CDN Staff

Top new products from the Computex show 2017

         

Published on: May 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC takes a risk with new consumption model pricing

LAS VEGAS - The text book definition of risk is entering a situation involving exposure to danger. Dell EMC with the introduction of its Flex consumption model programs are positioning themselves as taking

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data expands cloud offering with new line

Tech Data’s Technology Solutions unit, formerly Avnet, is adding software networking solutions from Brocade to the Avnet Cloud Marketplace. Brocade was already a partner of Tech Data, but this offering will be a first of its kind for

Published on: April 12th, 2017 CDN Staff

Pure Storage comes out with cloud era flash array

The latest all-flash array system from Pure Storage is being positioned to give IT managers another reason to switch from disk. The Mountain View, Calif.-based vendor has introduced a trio of products headlined

Published on: April 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hitachi creates its own IoT team

Is Hitachi creating its own IT consultancy for Internet of Things? That is the question out there as today, Hitachi announced the formation of Insights Laboratory. Hitachi is describing this organization as a

Published on: April 10th, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data makes its first Avnet move

Approximately one month since the officially closing of the Tech Data/Avnet deal and we have our first announcement from the combined entity. Tech Data’s newly minted Technology Solutions business has added three new

Published on: April 4th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: HPE Canada’s Charlie Atkinson

2016 saw the one-year anniversary of one of the most significant splits in IT history between HP Inc. and HPE. HPE Canada's first year without HP, saw the Canadian operation shine in the

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Red Hat opens up storage solutions to the channel

LAS VEGAS – Sitting between Red Hat’s two main lines of business (infrastructure and application development) is storage. Known for being an open source pioneer, Red Hat storage usually does not get the

Published on: March 31st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmaker: Dell EMC Canada’s Kevin Peesker

To say 2016 was a big year for Dell EMC Canada president Kevin Peesker would be an understatement. The executive represented Canadian interests in what was one of the largest mergers in the

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Dell EMC Canada regionalizes channel revenue targets

Newly named Dell EMC Canada channel chief Deanna Thomson has confirmed the threshold for Canadian solution providers with the combined Dell EMC Partner Program will be lower. Also the training requirement for Canadian

Published on: February 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC gives channel partners a raise with newly combined program

The last step in the Dell EMC company integration is now complete as the newly formed vendor officially combined the two channel programs today. As reported by CDN, the Partner Direct name has

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto