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

EMC close means the birth of Dell Technologies

The newly named Dell Technologies today announced that the merger with EMC Corp. is complete, effectively establishing “ the world’s largest privately-controlled tech company.” According to the firm, formerly Dell Inc., the combined

Published on: September 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

Most companies worried about coping with increasing data volumes, says Red Hat

Storage has become a complicated animal within the IT stack, and according to a recent Vanson Bourne survey commissioned by Red Hat, there's growing evidence that ignoring the critical role storage plays across physical,

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Chris Talbot

Ingram to bring new storage vendor to Canada

Ingram Micro Inc. has developed a new business partnership specifically for the Canadian market with PernixData. PernixData is a vendor based in San Jose, Calif. that focuses on scale-out storage management for virtualized

Published on: June 27th, 2016 CDN Staff

Lenovo and Nutanix partner for hyper-converge offering

LAS VEGAS - As Lenovo came close to fully integrating the IBM x86 business into the fold, the vendor’s leadership became looking to invest in a new IT opportunity. And, their path led

Published on: June 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp Canada GM leaves for Veeam Software Canada

After almost 15 years running the show at NetApp Canada Jeff Goldstein was looking for a new challenge.  Goldstein told CDN that he left the storage and data management vendor for Veeam Software,

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The channel’s view of Dell Technologies

LAS VEGAS – So now we know what Dell EMC is going to be named: Dell Technologies. But what should the channel really know about the new company. The most important thing is

Published on: May 5th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC Unity could produce a big Canadian refresh for the channel

LAS VEGAS - The release of the EMC Unity mid-range line here at EMCWorld 2016 presents a new refresh opportunity for solution providers in Canada, says EMC Canada’s channel chief. With the EMC

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC will consolidate down to one channel program

LAS VEGAS – When Dell and EMC integrate into one organization, which is expected to happen by Oct. 16 of this year, they will operate with one channel program. Currently both vendors have

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC enters the mid-range market with Unity storage

LAS VEGAS – “It’s a crock!” That’s what Jeremy Burton, the president of products and marketing at EMC Corp., said at EMCWorld directed at those people who thought the company would be distracted

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Michael Dell unveils new brands for Dell/EMC

LAS VEGAS – Speculation has been rampant since Dell announced its acquisition of EMC late in 2015 in the biggest business deal in history at $68 billion if the EMC brand would continue

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto