Articles By Paolo Del Nibletto

Alexa for Business may launch new voice enabled era of computing

LAS VEGAS – In the 1986 movie Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Lt. Commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise Montgomery Scott – better known as Scotty – had to deal with a 20th

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS releases an HD camera that does machine learning

LAS VEGAS – Amazon.com has developed several hardware products in its history such as the Kindle e-reader, Alexa and the Fire tablet, but until today the Amazon Web Services side has not. AWS

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Airports without passports?

LAS VEGAS – Is it possible to show up at any airport in the world without your passport and still board your scheduled flight; get to your intended destination and get back home?

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

AWS re-imagines its channel program

LAS VEGAS – Amazon Web Services is evolving its channel reseller program to include new tiers and a new name: AWS Solution Provider Program. AWS worldwide channel chief Terry Wise at the sixth

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Is AI the next Gold Rush?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) may still be considered a future trend, but if you believe any of the research group’s forecasts from Gartner or Forrester AI will be in almost every piece of software

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Robots coming sooner than we think

Last week I met Pepper, a robot that lives at SAP’s Hudson Yards offices in New York city. Pepper looked like and talked like what I imagined a robot should be (based on

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Viewsonic is re-inventing its channel program

Digital display vendor is working on relaunching its Finch Club channel partner program. Deidre Deacon, the general manager of Viewsonic Canada told CDN that the company is planning on doing a formalized relaunch

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Laptops get a second chance on life – Refurbisher Warehouse Tour

Do you ever wonder what happens to your old, used laptops from Dell, HP, Lenovo and other laptop manufacturers? Most people don't give it a second thought, but here at CNB Computers in

Published on: November 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Trust vs. Cost? What’s more important to SMB customers

NEW YORK – A new survey reveals that a whopping 80 per cent of small and mid-size customers would rather have a channel partner they can trust over lower prices. This study, conducted

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP moving towards an affordability over cost strategy

NEW YORK – At the 10th annual SAP SME Summit, SAP’s channel chief, Rodolpho Cardenuto said the No. 1 priority for global channels & general business group is to change the narrative from

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ten years of VARnex

SAN DIEGO – The 10-year anniversary of Synnex’s VARnex channel buying group sort of snuck up on the industry. VARnex was launched a decade ago when a reseller named GroupMobile of Chandler, Ariz.

Published on: November 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex to change direction on CloudSolv program

SAN DEIGO – At the 10th anniversary of VARnex, Synnex is looking to evolve its CloudSolv program into an Everything-as-a-Service offering. Synnex Vice President of Marketing Bob Stegner confirmed that to CDN at

Published on: November 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP puts out the DaaS ultimatum to the channel

SAN DIEGO – Ron Coughlin, the president of HP Inc.’s personal systems group, did not mince words when addressing the 10th anniversary VARnex conference – Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) is the strategy going forward for

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco puts a renewed focus on the SMB

DALLAS – If you ask any Cisco executive about the small and mid-size business market they will tell you it’s always been an important sector. But, Cisco Systems has had many priorities that

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Rola Dagher’s Power of 3 concept for the channel

DALLAS – Rola Dagher just completed her first Cisco Partner Summit as the President of Cisco Canada. And, after 22 meetings plus a big Canada Partner Celebration party at a Texas hotspot, Dagher

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto