A channel partner’s take on VMworld

VMware opened its annual conference with some major announcements of interest to partners - a new converged infrastructure appliance to sell and a new channel program for the delivery of cloud services. Brian

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VMware’s Workspace Suite enables rapid virtual desktop provisioning

SAN FRANCISCO — VMware Inc. released a new desktop/mobile management suite that will bring together cloud platforms it has recently acquired and its own cloud layer technology into a single console. At its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

VMware positions EVO:RAIL as cornerstone of a software-defined data centre

SAN FRANCISCO — VMware has decided to make converged systems affordable for the mid-market with a new family of appliances and a different way of construction: It provides the software stack, while OEM

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

VMware targets desktop app delivery with acquisition

Cloud and virtualization infrastructure vendor VMware Inc. has announced the acquisition of CloudVolumes in a bid to strengthen its ability to deliver virtualized software applications for the enterprise. CloudVolumes is a California-based application

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Nutanix introduces Vblock trade-up program

Data centre infrastructure and storage vendor Nutanix is looking to make a trade. San Jose, Calif.-based Nutanix, which has Canadian offices in Toronto, has developed a trade-up program targeted at customers with expiring Vblock

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2014 James Power

Softchoice launches Office 365 managed service

Perennial CDN Top 100 solution provider Softchoice is introducing a managed services suite for Microsoft Office 365 called Keystone Essential for Office 365. Keystone is being positioned by the company as proprietary, end-to-end

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SAP Canada makes a change to its channel leadership

CDN has learned through a reliable source that Catherine Perry-Robertson, SAP Canada’s national vice-president of ecosystems and channels, will be leaving this role. SAP Canada channel chief Mary Peterson will be leading the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC changing its channel philosophy in real-time

LAS VEGAS – The first time I got an opportunity to interview EMC Corp. CEO Joe Tucci I asked him how committed the company was to its channel partners. His answer was candidly

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 7th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC re-architects its channel program

LAS VEGAS - The channel is about to find out that EMC Corp. has strength in numbers. Those numbers being its federation companies VMware, RSA, EMC II (Information Infrastructure) and Pivotal. And you can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco, EMC, VCE unify channel program

It’s a familiar challenge for channel partners pitching converged services that rely on separate components from different vendors. How can they present their client with a clear unified message when the products they

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 29th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

VMware rolls out cloud DR service

Virtualization company VMware Inc. says a new cloud-based disaster recovery service it is offering will simplify and cut the cost of DR for many organizations. Business continuity is critical for any business, but

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

VMware, BYOD, and the time Steve Jobs compared CIOs to an orifice

TORONTO – Ask VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger about the bring your own device (BYOD) trend in enterprise IT and he’ll tell you it’s still on the uptrend. Unsurprising; his company has a lot

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Asus ships new zero client monitors

Computer hardware vendor Asus rolled out two new zero client monitors and a zero client box that are designed to help enterprise organizations make the most out of their VMware-based virtual desktop infrastructures

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

IT organizations lack the “right stuff” to satisfy business needs

A new study from Softchoice, CDN’s Top Solution Provider of 2012, finds that most organizations lack the IT infrastructure to meet the growing expectations of front office workers and managers. The report –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Jeff Jedras