New leadership team named at Tech Data Canada

Its been close to two decades since Tech Data Canada went through a leadership change. But since the announcement late last year of the impending retirement of Rick Reid, president of the Mississauga,

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic hits year 33

The Canadian channel community will once again gather this summer at the Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic in aid of Easter Seals and the Princess Margaret Hospital. The annual event will be held

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data introduces new services for Microsoft Surface Hub

Tech Data Corp. will start to offer end-to-end support for deployments of Microsoft Surface Hub, a collaboration device, to its channel of solution providers in the U.S. through Signature Technology Group (STG), its

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 CDN Staff

Highlights from the 2017 CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala

TORONTO - More than 200 executives from channel partner organizations from across the country attended the 2017 CDN Top 100 Solution Providers gala. This group witnessed a historic tie for top spot. It was

Published on: May 17th, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data TS unit add VxRail and VxRack

Tech Data's brand new Technology Solutions unit will get a boost from Dell EMC VxRail appliances and VxRack Systems to its network of channel partners with add-on cloud services, including resource-saving plug-ins. These plug-ins, designed

Published on: May 10th, 2017 CDN Staff

Highlight slideshow of 2017 CDN Top 100 gala

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data inks deals with Cisco and Ruckus

Cisco Systems is getting serious about security and they just enlisted Tech Data to broaden its reach. The distributor’s Technology Solutions unit will now be offering Cisco Security Incident Response Service for the channel in Canada and

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Lifetime Achievement Award: Rick Reid

Rick Reid is retiring after a stellar 42-plus-year career as hands-down the most influential executive the Canadian Channel has ever seen. And, so for the first time in 20 years Tech Data Canada

Published on: April 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

Westcon-Comstor sale spins a cautionary tale

Speculation has been swirling since the start of the year that value-added distributor Westcon-Comstor is for sale. Westcon-Comstor is owned by $6 billion South African conglomerate Datatec Ltd. What’s interesting about Datatec is

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Get ready: CDN reveals the Top 100 Solution Providers today

The CDN Top 100 solution providers list will be revealed tonight at the Paramount Conference and Event Venue in North Toronto. In 2016, CDW Canada claimed the No. 1 spot for the 3rd time in

Published on: April 25th, 2017 CDN Staff

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

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’s Top 25 Newsmakers #5-1

Published on: March 17th, 2017 CDN Staff

Done deal: Avnet TS now part of Tech Data

Tech Data Corp. has confirmed it has successfully completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of the Technology Solutions business of Avnet Inc. This news means a whole new set of leadership changes where CEO

Published on: February 27th, 2017 CDN Staff