New “Amazon of the channel” hopes to bring ecommerce convenience to resellers

If the closure of big box retailers is any indication, the convenience of online shopping has reached Canadian consumers, but has it reached businesses? One company, called StockintheChannel.com, wants to accomplish just that.

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Dave Yin

How close was Ingram Micro to merging with Tech Data or Synnex?

Ingram Micro’s SEC (U.S. Security and Exchange Commission) file made for some interesting reading today. The most interesting part was in the preliminary merger proxy area where the world’s top IT distributor exposed

Published on: May 17th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Distie Report: IBM Canada and Tech Data Canada sever ties, Ingram Micro partners with Under Armour and more

In this week's roundup of distributor news, we have major developments from Tech Data, Ingram Micro and Westcon.   Tech Data Canada and HP Enterprise do BCS deal Tech Data Canada was named by Hewlett Packard

Published on: May 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM Canada ends distribution partnership with Tech Data Canada

CDN  has learned that after more than two decades of partnership, IBM Canada has severed its distribution ties with Tech Data Canada. Rick Reid, president of Tech Data Canada has confirmed the news, stating

Published on: May 5th, 2016 Dave Yin

Highlights from CDN Top 100 Solution Providers show 2016

TORONTO - Approximately 200 attendees gathered to take in the annual CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala. Those that attended got to see not one but two interactive workshops from former Top 100

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada gives helping hand to Daily Bread Food Bank

President's Club members from Tech Data Canada participated in a team building activity supporting the Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto. Thirty of Tech Data Canada’s President’s Club members spent the day along

Published on: April 25th, 2016 CDN Staff

A three-peat for CDW Canada at the CDN Top 100 show

For the third time in a row CDW Canada is the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT

Published on: April 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 solution providers gala preview

The CDN Top 100 solution providers list will be revealed Thursday April 21, 2016 at the Paramount Conference and Event Venue in North Toronto. In 2015, CDW Canada claimed the No. 1 spot.

Published on: April 20th, 2016 CDN Staff

Tech Data Canada and HP Enterprise do BCS deal

Tech Data Canada was named by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as an authorized distributor of the company’s Business Critical Systems (BCS) products. The BCS product line are now available to Tech Data's network of solution providers across Canada

Published on: April 20th, 2016 CDN Staff

Tech Data kicks off Business Builder Tour in Montreal

Tech Data Canada has kicked off its annual Business Builder Tour with its first stop in Montreal. The tour, which provides networking opportunities for solution providers, hardware and software manufacturers along with Tech

Published on: April 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

Distie Report: Westcon-Comstor, Tech Data, Gentek and more

In this week's Distie Report, we look at the recent announcements from the major distributors in the IT sector.   Westcon-Comstor to distribute Imperva security solutions Westcon-Comstor has signed a North American distribution

Published on: March 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Tech Data adds unlocked smartphones to portfolio

Tech Data Canada has announced it has partnered with Noetic Inc. Noetic Inc., based in Rochester, MN makes consumer electronics, including Soundfreaq Bluetooth speakers as well as Nuu Mobile, a line of unlocked Android smartphones. The smartphones feature dual SIM

Published on: March 15th, 2016 CDN Staff

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 13: Rick Reid

To say that 2015 was a busy year for Tech Data Canada would be a severe understatement. The previous year saw Tech Data Canada forge new partnerships with Toronto-based Jatheon Technologies to distribute

Published on: March 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

StorageCraft announces North American distribution deal with Tech Data

StorageCraft has announced a distribution agreement with Tech Data for its backup and disaster recovery solutions in North America. Through the agreement, Tech Data will be distributing the vendor's ShadowProtect line of software, including ShadowProtect SPX.

Published on: March 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff