New Lenovo President sees Canadian opportunities

Aymar de Lencquesaing made his first trip to Canada as the newly appointed president of Lenovo North America. The French-international executive visited to Lenovo’s Canadian headquarters in Markham, Ont. and to meet with

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

New Juniper Networks CEO sets high expectations

Toronto - Rami Rahim, the newly appointed CEO of Juniper Networks, took a trip home to speak at the Telecom Summit. The Toronto-born executive has set a new course for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based networking

Published on: June 4th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Drupal creator’s new approach to commercializing open source

TORONTO - One out of every 40 Web sites are powered by Drupal. The creator of Drupal Dries Buytaert recently sat down with ITWC's editorial board made up of CDN Editor Paolo Del

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Jim Love

EMC channel chief wants partners to place a big bet

LAS VEGAS - EMC worldwide channel chief Greg Ambulos said solution providers need to place a bigger bet on EMC and its Federation of vendors: EMC II, RSA, Pivotal, VMware and now also VCE. At

Published on: May 13th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top 100 Workshop: IDC reveals findings from Cloud Impact study

TORONTO - Cloud may not be a dominant revenue source for partners yet, but it is the fastest growing, and IDC Corp. has identified the seven factors common to higher revenue growth partners. In

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Developing professional services with Big Data

MONTREAL - Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, in a wide-ranging interview conducted at the Cisco Partner Summit, discussed how big data is transforming the services market and how the channel

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Canada channel chief outlines partner-to-partner connection strategy

MONTREAL - Cisco Systems concluded a successful Partner Summit with more than 3,600 attendees from around the world coming to Canada for the first time in nine years. Approximately 120 Canadian solution providers attended the

Published on: May 11th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

A tour of the first Equinix data centre in Canada

TORONTO - Data centre and Internet exchange vendor Equnix Inc. of Chicago opened the doors to a brand new facility in Canada as part of an international expansion effort that will see the company open five data centres

Published on: May 11th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Top 100 Workshop: Windows Server 2003 end of life

TORONTO - While Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 will reach end of life in July, new research shows more than half of Canadian business are still running at least some of their workloads on

Published on: May 11th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 #5 Solution Provider of the Year

TORONTO - The No. 5 Solution Provider on the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers' list comes with a little story. When CDN acquired the Top 100 program back in 2002 Editor Paolo Del Nibletto

Published on: May 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

BlackBerry Leap Review: Security to the next level

The all-touch BlackBerry Leap is now available in Canada. The interesting aspect of the Leap smartphone is that the Waterloo, Ont.-based company designed for consumers and enterprise users who value their privacy and

Published on: May 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 #4 Solution Provider of the Year

TORONTO - CompuCom Canada also expanded its solutions offering with new innovative private cloud and virtualization services, unified communications and collaboration solutions, and storage and data protection solutions. The company is a national

Published on: May 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 #3 Solution Provider of the Year

TORONTO - Compugen opened up a new business unit in managed print services, which is one of the awesome aspects of this perennial Top 5 solution provider. This Richmond Hill, Ont.-based full service solution

Published on: May 5th, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Top 100 #2 Solution Provider of the Year

TORONTO - The No. 2 Solution Provider of the Year on the CDN Top 100 list made another very prestigious list recently. They made the Top 10 of Global Managed Service Providers. Quite an

Published on: May 3rd, 2015 CDN Staff