Tech Data Canada leader Rick Reid to retire

For the first time in 19 years Tech Data Canada will have a new leader come this summer. This morning Rick Reid, the longtime president of Tech Data Canada announced his retirement. Reid

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada integration centres hit milestone

Tech Data Canada's two integration centres have received ISO 9001:2015 certification. The distributor has a 16,000 sq. ft. integration centre in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, Ont. and another one, 2,500 sq. ft.

Published on: January 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Weekly Update – Top 5 tech stories of 2016

IT World Canada's Mandy Kovacs and Alex Radu recap the top 5 tech stories of 2016. Acquisitions Ingram Micro enters new chapter after HNA deal closes Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire

Published on: December 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Tech Data COO addresses competition and IoT

MISSISSAUGA - After a long career at IBM, Rich Hume, the executive vice president and COO of Tech Data, has been on the job for eight months and made his first visit to his

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Alex Radu

Tech Data COO on Avnet acquisition and Canadian direction

MISSISSAUGA - After a long career at IBM, Rich Hume, the executive vice president and COO of Tech Data, has been on the job for eight months and made his first visit to the

Published on: December 7th, 2016 Alex Radu

Tech Data Canada offers cloud budgeting tool

Tech Data Canada isn’t done yet - today the Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor announced real-time consumption and budgeting tools for Microsoft Azure through its Cloud Solutions Store and StreamOne cloud platform. The upgrades, which launched

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Alex Radu

Avnet acquires Hackster and launches security service

Avnet Inc., which sold off its Technology Solutions Group just two months to Tech Data, completed an acquisition of its own today by wrapping up the Hackster Inc. deal. The Hackster acquisition is a two-part

Published on: November 14th, 2016 CDN Staff

Is Canada over distributed?

If you ask Mitchell Martin, the president of Synnex Canada if the Canadian market is over distributed his response is an overwhelming “Yes!” Martin is pleased with the ongoing consolidation in distribution starting

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Digital Edition features the 2016 Channel Elite Award winners

The October 2016 issue of the CDN Digital Edition features the winners of the 14th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards. This year's awards had a born in the cloud company capture the coveted CDN Solution Provider of

Published on: October 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Dell EMC puts distribution on pins and needles

AUSTIN, TEX.- Dell EMC worldwide channel chief John Bryne admitted to CDN that the combine organization has too many distributors. As it stands now Dell EMC is working with 300 distributors globally. While

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Highlights from the Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic 2016

TORONTO - The Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic is a premier golfing tournament that brings the computer industry together to help raise funds for two worthy causes. Now in its 32nd year, this tournament

Published on: October 14th, 2016 CDN Staff

What happens now to Avnet?

The key question on the minds of channel partners now that Tech Data has acquired Avnet Technology Solutions is what happens to the rest of Avnet. In the $2.6 billion deal Tech Data

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire Avnet

It’s the biggest IT distribution deal in history. Tech Data has acquired the Technology Solutions group of Avnet for $2.6 billion. Avnet is an extremely important acquisition for Tech Data. The distributor was

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro/HNA deal could be on shaky ground

The $6 billion deal for Ingram Micro is on hold; for a little while. The Wall Street Journal reported that the February 18th merger agreement between Ingram Micro and Chinese conglomerate HNA Group

Published on: July 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto