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The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 18: Katie McAuliff

When she took the helm just 24 days into 2007 as president of Novell Canada, Katie McAuliff had three goals: increase the visibility of the brand, leverage its partner ecosystem and sharpen the

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 17: Dave Frederickson

Dave Frederickson, vice-president of the solution partner organization at HP Canada, had one of those years where all the stars align. He and his team could do no wrong.The highlight of the year

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 16: Wendy Hayes

Apple has no doubt had a very busy year. Wendy Hayes, managing director of Apple Canada, says the introduction of the new iPods and Apple's most recent launch of the new Mac OS

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 11: Rick Shuckle

While environmental concerns are constantly creeping-up the IT agenda, cost concerns remain firmly on top of that list. The two intersect when it comes to power use in data centres, and that's where

Published on: December 21st, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

The top 25 news stories of 2007 – Number 10: Terry Tomecek

Acer Canada uses the channel exclusively and the subsidiary's number one, Terry Tomecek, is not afraid to admit that. In the face of other hardware vendors such as IBM and HP which sell

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Sarah Lysecki

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 5: Phil Sorgen

Phil Sorgen's career with Microsoft Corp. first began over 10 years ago with his time in the United States, acting as general manager of Microsoft's U.S. enterprise sales operations team. Fast forward two

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Maxine Cheung

The top 25 newsmakers of 2007 – Number 2: Hubert Kelly, Rick Reid, Dave McDonald

The long and painful fall of what was once one of Canada's largest solution providers came to an end this year, with NexInnovations being sold in pieces to a number of different players

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Jeff Jedras

The Top 25 Newsmakers of 2007 – Number 1: Greg Davis

Greg Davis, former GM of Dell's Canadian operation, has committed himself to a long journey as the company's first ever channel chief. His task is monumental. Davis will have to turn a company's

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell is the newsmaker of the year

This is how the editorial team at ITWorld Canada, the publishers of CDN, arrived at Greg Davis as the top newsmaker for 2007.It all started with a leaked memo from the desk of

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Seagate eyes top-tier VARs

Hard drive vendor Seagate Technology today announced a new top-tier channel program called Seagate Partner Program Premier (SPP Premier); a program designed for its high-value North American system builders.John Teeple, Americas marketing director

Published on: December 17th, 2007 Maxine Cheung

Intel knows how to fly under the radar

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which has given IT companies such as Microsoft fits over the years, is not going after Intel.Despite what some high-priced lawyers, foreign commissions and rival AMD believe to

Published on: November 29th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Green IT gets the green light

Everybody is talking green this year, and the computer industry is no exception. We're hearing about programs to recycle computers, peripherals and batteries, about chips that use less power, about improved power supplies

Published on: November 6th, 2007 Grant Buckler

Crossing the digital divide

Call it convergence, that utopian dream of uniting all data and media traffic on a single network. Six or seven years ago, “convergence” was the catchphrase for all the promises of the digital

Published on: October 17th, 2007 Matthew Friedman

It takes two for Ingram Micro Canada

Ingram Micro has appointed regional channel chief Mark Snider and finance head Charlie Spano to lead the Canadian division, reaffirming the distributor's North American strategy.Mark Snider, the new general manager, partner development, called

Published on: October 14th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

AMD expands Validated Solutions Program

Saying it wants to enable its solution provider partners to offer a broader range of solutions to their customers, AMD announced today it's adding two single-socket server motherboards with new platform providers to

Published on: October 1st, 2007 Jeff Jedras