Articles By Mandy Kovacs

D&H Canada’s focus on SMBs helping spur double-digit growth

Canada consists of a small population spread out across a vast geography, something that is reflected in its business landscape as well. Close to 98 per cent of companies in Canada fall under

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2019 Ford Edge is Ford’s smartest SUV yet

Ford is calling its new 2019 Edge SUV the smartest SUV in its class and we got to take a look at what that means. This year at the 2018 Canadian International Auto

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian company becomes world’s largest Oracle Commerce service provider

After combining forces with Thinkwrap Commerce and Spark::red last month, solution provider Tenzing has become the world’s largest premium Oracle Commerce implementation and managed service provider, and a leading provider of SAP Hybris

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Who is the top public cloud provider in Canada?

Editor's note: This story has been corrected. A previous version of the story applied rankings to different cloud providers, which IDC doesn't seek to accomplish in its MarketScape report. Partners looking to work with

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #3 Newsmaker of the Year – Kevin Peesker

Kevin Peesker began 2017 as the head of Dell EMC Canada, but stepped down from the position in the summer. His downtime didn’t last long, however; by September, he was the first Canadian-born

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #6 Newsmaker of the Year – Eric Gales

Eric Gales and Amazon Web Services (AWS) had a busy 2017, filled with partnerships, revamped channel partner programs, and of course, their persistent goal of growing in Canada. After establishing itself in the

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Is there too much tech in sports? – Tech in Sports Ep. 34

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including the Sacramento Kings’ high-tech All Star game bid, robotic concession stand assistants, a new study that

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN Top 100 Solution Providers – put yourself on the map

Every year CDN compiles a list of the top 100 solution providers in Canada based on revenue before throwing a spectacular gala celebrating their achievements. For the first time ever, CDN has mapped

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Mitel launches new consolidated global partner program

Business communications company Mitel is combining its heritage partner program with recently acquired ShoreTell’s legacy program into one comprehensive system. Mitel’s new Global Partner Program includes restructured authorized certification levels with new incentives

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

A channel perspective on International Women’s Day: Dell EMC’s Deanna Thomson talks diversity, equality in tech

The technology channel is a notoriously male-dominated field, which makes it an interesting case study for International Women’s Day. CDN got a chance to chat with Deanna Thomson, channel chief for Dell EMC

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #9 Newsmaker of the Year – David Robertson

Avaya started the year off by announcing it filed for Chapter 11 protection under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, and while the Canadian subsidiary was not part of the move, it too had a

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Swiss consumer electronics maker to embed BlackBerry security into IoT products thanks to new licensing deal

BlackBerry may have stopped manufacturing hardware products like mobile phones, but it’s far from taking a step back in the technology industry. Instead, the Canadian company has set its sights on cybersecurity and

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Head start helping Amazon remain the top public cloud provider in Canada

Amazon Web Services (AWS) was one of the first global cloud providers to set up shop in Canada, opening data centres in Quebec and launching a Canadian region at the end of 2016.

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The secret is out: Montreal is a data centre powerhouse

Montreal is rapidly growing a reputation of being a hub for data centre activity, with the top three public cloud providers – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform – setting

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

FIFA tackles concussions at 2018 World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 33

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including how Amazon is helping the potential new Seattle NHL team, FIFA"s 2018 World Cup concussion plan,

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs