Data Centre Archives - Page 29

EMC makes a culture change for the channel

Las Vegas - Linda Connly, the vice president and GM, SMB division and inside sales, Americas at EMC, (Nasdaq: EMC) told a packed audience at the VARNex conference her three-year goal to make

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ingram Micro opens Cisco experience centre

With networking vendor Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) broadening its solution portfolio and architecture, distributor Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) is looking to help its channel partners capitalize on the opportunity with a new facility

Published on: November 8th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Avaya Canada channel chief targets three growth areas

Avaya Canada is about to release its new Support Advantage program into this market.Renzo Dipasquale, Avaya Canada's recently hired channel chief, sat down with CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto at the company' Evolutions

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Office Solutions helps a Alberta school district secure student data

Private and public primary and secondary schools in Alberta now have a more efficient way to backup, store and recover information, thanks to the work of Canadian security solution provider Office Solutions Inc.

Published on: November 4th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Avaya attempts to double channel margins

Las Vegas -For Avaya, this year and next is all about growth and they are willing to significantly pay channel partners who can deliver growth results especially on its new Flare and Aura

Published on: November 1st, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet and IBM celebrate 25 year milestone

In 1985 IBM's (NYSE: IBM)gross revenues were more than $50 billion and its employee based was well over 400,000 strong. So why did Big Blue need a fledging distributor from Arizona named Avnet?Back

Published on: October 28th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel joins bid to halve the cost of data centres

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is working with a group of Taiwanese companies and a government research centre on a project that aims to slash the cost of a data centre by nearly half.The

Published on: October 28th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

Michael Cowpland buys Torch, sort of

The Michael Cowpland led Zim Corp., a provider of software products and services for the database and mobile markets, announced its acquisition of the technology assets of Torch Technologies.Torch products are well known

Published on: October 27th, 2010 CDN Staff

Avnet & IBM set lofty multi-million dollar channel goal

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Value-added distributor, Avnet, (Nasdaq: AVT)has an aggressive goal to achieve $600 million with its IBM (NYSE: IBM)business partners this last fiscal quarter. To help partners cash in on these

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

If Avaya Flare is not a tablet, then what is it?

Avaya Inc.'s video, messaging and collaboration user experience called Flare can work with a number of related endpoints device including a tablet. That is the point the company's senior vice president Alan Baratz

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

How private cloud shakes up traditional IT roles

Rather than a traditional data center, the private cloud uses highly virtualized pools of compute, storage and network capabilities to optimize IT performance and utilization while providing the business with services that improve

Published on: October 20th, 2010 Contributor

Microsoft aims at Salesforce.com with CRM offer

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is hoping to lure business away from Salesforce.com with a new offer that allows customers to buy Dynamics CRM Online seats for US$34 per user per month for the

Published on: October 14th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Cisco’s channel in transition

Keith Goodwin's move to realign Cisco Systems's channel team was more than just shuffling the deck in an organization known industry-wide as having one of the more progressive channel programs.To recap, the Goodwin

Published on: October 12th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Paving the way for the flat network

All of a sudden, data centre networking has gone from ho-hum to hot.The status quo -- that hierarchical, three-tier network that has dominated the data centre since the late 1990s – is being

Published on: October 7th, 2010 Beth Schultz

Avaya Canada’s new channel chief has three goals

Avaya recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in Canada. As the subsidiary looks ahead it's trying to shed its old image of a direct only manufacturer. The Nortel acquisition and the hiring of Ross

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto