Sean Forkan wants ‘channel first’ sales model for VMware Canada

After five months settling into his country manager role for VMware Canada, Sean Forkan is ready to get down to business on the three things he thinks all leaders should be accountable for.

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

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

Fourth largest U.S. solution provider enters Canadian market

St. Louis-based World Wide Technology, one of the largest systems and supply chain solutions provider in the U.S., is establishing roots in Canada. There has been plenty of speculation for several years that

Published on: April 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Apps are cool, convenient, useful and dangerous

A few weeks ago, I had to visit my friendly smartphone store. I could do everything – send/receive texts, send/receive emails, access/use business and social media apps – everything but make a phone

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Max Spindle

French cloud provider acquires VMware vCloud

Global hyper-scale cloud provider OVH has put the wraps on its acquisition of VMware vCloud Air business. The VMware vCloud is an enterprise-class, secure public cloud platform offering compute, storage, networking, disaster recovery

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top Newsmaker: AWS Canada’s Eric Gales

Probably the most exciting company in the channel in 2016 was Amazon Web Services Canada. Besides exciting AWS Canada may also be the quickest company in the entire IT industry in Canada. In

Published on: March 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

VMware focuses on digital transformation at Mobile World Congress

Dell Technologies Inc. subsidiary VMware Inc. made several announcements at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but they all shared a common theme: Digital transformation. With this week's launch of vCloud NFV

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

IBM and VMware further cement its relationship

LAS VEGAS - IBM and VMware are taking its relationship to yet another level. The two companies are expanding on the major strategic partnership that was announced almost a year ago by giving IBM channel

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

VMware introduces Horizon Cloud, apps, and more

VMware Inc.'s Horizon portfolio is getting a hefty upgrade this April with the introduction of Horizon Cloud, Horizon Apps, and updates to the Horizon 7 portfolio of solutions - Horizon 7.1. The new

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

VMware creates digital transformation with network virtualization platform update

VMware Inc. is dialing further into security with its latest upgrades to its network virtualization platform: VMware NSX. The network virtualization platform comes in two options: NSX for vSphere, meaning it can be

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

New year brings many channel chief appointments

We are already a month into 2017 and Xerox Canada, Google and Check Point Software have made significant leadership changes. The first major move came from Xerox Canada. After serving a stint south

Published on: February 1st, 2017 CDN Staff

9 stats on the digital workspace

The future is bright for the digital workspace according to VMWare Inc.'s 2016 State of the Digital Workspace report. Enterprise mobility in 2017 is a requirement, and more and more business and IT

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

VMWare to help customers move old PCs over to Windows 10 and the cloud en masse

A new collaboration between VMWare and Adaptiva will help VMWare customers move their older PCs over to Windows 10 and next-generation PC management in the cloud using Adaptiva's peer-to-peer (P2P) technology. The two

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Former Veritas Canada boss gets chance to run VMware Canada

At one point VMware Canada looked rudderless. Now, in the span of a few months, VMware Canada has hired Dell Canada channel chief Tara Fine and today CDN has learned former Symantec and

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto