New Open Data Platform will push big data technology through open source, not sales

When big names including GE, Hortonworks, IBM, Infosys, Pivotal, SAS, AltiScale, Capgemini, CenturyLink, EMC, Splunk, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Teradata, and VMware announce a new alliance to create and push for big data technology using

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

VCE expands converged infrastructure portfolio with new platforms, architecture and software

Computer integration company VCE announced today new solutions in its lineup of converged infrastructure systems, including a new data centre architecture, platforms and a major Vision Software update. The Richardson, TX-based company is

Published on: March 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

Intronis brings Hyper-V and VMware 6 support to data protection solution

Channel-only backup solutions provider Intronis has announced the winter 2015 release of its data protection solution ECHOplatform, which will see new functions including Hyper-V and imaging rapid recovery, object level restore from physical and virtual

Published on: March 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

Tech Data Canada is VMware’s distribution partner of the year

IT distributor Tech Data Canada has announced it has received VMware's 2014 Distribution Partner of the Year award. "We are pleased to recognize Tech Data Canada as the 2014 VMware Distribution Partner of

Published on: February 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

The channel is about to prove that bald is beautiful

Rick Brown, the Canadian channel chief of NetApp Canada, is looking to recruit new partners, but not for his channel strategy. Instead he needs people to shave their heads clean. No that is

Published on: February 19th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Digital Edition showcases the Top 10 Canadian Cloud Providers

In this edition of the CDN Digital Edition, we assembled the Top 10 Cloud Providers with operations in Canada.  This includes both multinational and Canadian companies offering Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Primus senior VP to be named new Avaya Canada president

Multiple sources in the Canadian IT industry have told CDN that the new president of Avaya Canada will be Walter Andri, currently the senior vice president of sales for Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian partners on the list for VMware’s Partner Professional Services pilot

VMware’s Partner Professional Services Program pilot will include Canadian partners and details are set to roll out over the next month. According to Donna Wittmann. executive director of channels alliances and commercial sales for

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Dave Yin

VMware execs on the industry with the most unrealized potential

San Francisco, CA - Healthcare as an industry has the most potential for advancement when not bound by the shackles of regulation, according to Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer of VMware. At a panel

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Dave Yin

VMware announces new professional services partner program and certifications

San Francisco, CA - VMware wants to show its commitment to professional services partners, and to do this, it's giving them their own partner program. Dave O'Callaghan, the company's senior vice president of

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

EMC goes Blue with new hyper-converged solution

EMC Corp. admitted it took its time to make available its hyper-converged solution called VSPEX Blue but it wanted to ensure it was comprehensive for the marketplace and for the channel. The VSPEX

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Unified cloud, integrated OpenStack, vSphere 6 and other major announcements at PEX 2015

San Francisco, CA - Any application running on any device.  That's the vision that VMware presented at its Partner Exchange (PEX) 2015 event today in downtown San Francisco, CA. The company made major software

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Dave Yin

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Michael Sharun of EMC Canada

Sometimes the best deals you make are the ones you don’t. In 2014, the world learned that for nearly a year EMC was engaged in merger discussions with HP. Can you imagine EMC

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers for 2014: Eric Gales of VMware Canada

Eric Gales has been in this position before with Microsoft and he returns this year, now running VMware Canada mainly thanks to EVO: Rail. In a nutshell, EVO:Rail combines the vendor’s compute products,

Published on: January 9th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto