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

Top 25 Newsmakers featured in CDN Digital Edition

Each year since 2001, CDN’s editorial staff highlight the individuals who not only made major headlines throughout the year but whose impact is likely to be felt in the channel for years to

Published on: February 17th, 2017 CDN Staff

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