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

NetApp enterprise all flash array improves data centre economics

In order to meet the demands of the data-heavy age NetApp has released a new enterprise all-flash array storage solution. The new NetApp All Flash FAS (AFF) A700s array aims to shrink data

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

CDN Top 100 has new award categories

The CDN Top 100 Solution Providers list is back and now features five brand new categories: Internet of Things, Managed Print Services, Mobile, Security and Storage. These new categories will augment the CDN

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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

EMC Canada channel chief announces his retirement

One of the real mainstays of the Canadian channel community Michael Kerr, channel chief of EMC – now Dell EMC, is retiring on Jan. 31 of next year. Kerr will be working with

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

New Dell EMC channel chief giving partners the benefit of time

AUSTIN, TEX. - John Byrne, the newly named worldwide channel chief for Dell EMC, made a splash at the recently concluded Dell EMC World by doing something no other person in his position

Published on: November 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Datto reveals new solution against ransomware for MSPs

Data protection vendor Datto released new product updates for Datto MSP partners. The updates primarily feature in Datto’s Siris 3, Datto NAS 3, and Datto Backupify solutions. The Norwalk, Conn.-based vendor created a theme around

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Alex Radu