VMware Canada has a familiar face as its new channel chief

Tara Fine is the new channel chief at VMware Canada. Fine was the Dell Canada channel chief and will be replacing Donna Wittmann who is still at VMware Canada but has taken an

Published on: September 22nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware introduces virtualization for a digital world

LAS VEGAS - With updates to its OpenStack, Horizon and Workspace ONE products — in addition to a new endpoint management framework for managing Windows 10 in the enterprise — VMware Inc. is focused

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Ryan Patrick

VMware outlines its cross-cloud strategy

LAS VEGAS - As a company that has been boldly trumpeting a “cloud, mobile, and security” mantra, VMware Inc. revealed more details around its cross-cloud architecture strategy and the goal of transforming organizations into becoming

Published on: August 30th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Just what do customers think of Windows 10 a year into its lifespan?

If one thing is true about Windows 10, it's that there is much to both love and hate. While much of the channel is focused on the migration and refresh opportunities that a

Published on: August 2nd, 2016 Dave Yin

Nutanix makes its play for the enterprise cloud

LAS VEGAS – At the .NEXT Conference Nutanix saw another growth spurt from its hyper-converged roots towards the enterprise cloud. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform now enables data centres the ability to replicate

Published on: June 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

HDS adds new features to storage line for monetizing data

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has taken a new approach to introducing new features for its Virtual Storage Platform G series released last year. Instead of publicizing the new specs HDS is positioning the

Published on: April 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avnet now offers VMware on IBM Cloud and IBM Connections Cloud

IT distributor Avnet has announced it is offering VMware on IBM Cloud through the Avnet Cloud Marketplace as well as IBM Connections Cloud. This announcement follows a new strategic partnership that the VMware

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Intel getting closer to the cloud

Intel made several cloud-based announcements today in an attempt to aid the channel in deploying scalable cloud services. The chip making giant has introduced the Xeon E5-2600 v4 line based on 14nm process

Published on: April 1st, 2016 CDN Staff

HPE unveils hyper-converged solution, says Canada has smaller prospects for composable infrastructure

If you've followed our coverage of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's announcements regarding composable infrastructure, also known as Synergy, being the successor of sorts to hyper-converged infrastructure, you may be wondering whether the latter is

Published on: March 18th, 2016 Dave Yin

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2015 – No 23: Eric Gales

Eric Gales, a perennial CDN Top 25 Newsmaker, would admit he had an uneven year in 2015. Gales left the leadership of VMware Canada in a unique way. VMware embarked on a North

Published on: February 29th, 2016 CDN Staff

IBM makes major strategic alliance with VMware

LAS VEGAS - Users of VMware Inc.’s software-defined data centre stack will soon be able to push their workloads off-premises and onto IBM’s cloud network, comprised of 45 different data centres worldwide, the

Published on: February 23rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Here’s what’s coming in VMware’s AirWatch 8.3 update

VMware has announced update 8.3 of its AirWatch enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform. With the update comes support for VMware's Workspace ONE app, which manages app access and reduces the need for passwords. The

Published on: February 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

VMware unveils vRealize Suite 7

VMware has unveiled vRealize Suite 7, which includes Operations 6.2, Log Insight 3.3, Automation 7 and Business for Cloud 7. The solution is designed to help customers provision and manage compute, storage, network and application

Published on: February 11th, 2016 CDN Staff

The recurring revenue model did not become mainstream in Canada in 2015: VMware

VMware has had a big year.  From a partnership on hybrid cloud with Avaya, the launch of a new professional services partner program and a move to a regional structure followed by the departure

Published on: December 17th, 2015 Dave Yin