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CDN Top Newsmaker: D&H Canada’s Greg Tobin

In 2016 there was a lot of talk about Canada being over-distributed. While many distribution leaders believe this is the case, one executive is offering a different point of view: Greg Tobin, the

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Worldwide PC shipments hit lowest numbers since 2007, Gartner says

Global PC shipments are at their lowest point in a decade. A total of 62.2 million units were shipped worldwide in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.4 per cent decline from the

Published on: April 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Tech Data expands cloud offering with new line

Tech Data’s Technology Solutions unit, formerly Avnet, is adding software networking solutions from Brocade to the Avnet Cloud Marketplace. Brocade was already a partner of Tech Data, but this offering will be a first of its kind for

Published on: April 12th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmakers: Ingram Micro’s Mark Snider & Bill Brandel

2016 ended up becoming a year of change for Ingram Micro Canada. The Canadian subsidiary saw its parent company agree to a historic deal to be acquired by Chinese conglomerate HNA Group for

Published on: April 6th, 2017 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro adds hosting solutions to Web store platform

It’s been more than a year since Ingram Micro acquired the Odin Automation Essentials platform, a pre-configured, self-branded Web store and service automation platform that automates the delivery of Microsoft 1-Tier cloud service

Published on: March 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

Montreal distributor to target channel partners

The channel community may not know too much about Cesium; but that is going to change. The Montreal-based accessories distributor has a new focus on solution providers with about 40 product lines from

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Done deal: Avnet TS now part of Tech Data

Tech Data Corp. has confirmed it has successfully completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of the Technology Solutions business of Avnet Inc. This news means a whole new set of leadership changes where CEO

Published on: February 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

Tech Data Canada integration centres hit milestone

Tech Data Canada's two integration centres have received ISO 9001:2015 certification. The distributor has a 16,000 sq. ft. integration centre in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, Ont. and another one, 2,500 sq. ft.

Published on: January 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Westcon-Comstor adds cloud vendor to expand product reach

North American technology resellers are about to get greater access to cloud communications, security and networking solutions thanks to a new industry partnership. Cloud communications provider NetFortris Inc. and Westcon-Comstor, a value-added distributor, have

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Avnet unveils new partner programs for cloud business

Avnet Technology Solutions has added two new partner programs in support of its Avnet Cloud Marketplace. The two programs are called AWS CloudFront Reseller Program and Oracle Reseller Program. Both have been crafted to align with

Published on: December 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro enters new chapter after HNA deal closes

Ingram Micro officially checkmarked the "closed" box on the historic $6 billion HNA deal today. And, with that comes a newly formed board and some senior leadership changes. For the first time in

Published on: December 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avnet offering solution for IoT development

Global technology distributor, Avnet Inc., is boosting its Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with a new partnership with Relayr. It will take advantage of Relayr’s enterprise middleware platform. With this agreement in place, Avnet

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Alex Radu

Sidebar: SAS Canada signs with Arrow

SAS Canada has inked a distribution deal with Arrow Canada. This partnership is another sign that SAS Canada is serious about building a channel ecosystem. Arrow Canada is being used by SAS Canada

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet acquires Hackster and launches security service

Avnet Inc., which sold off its Technology Solutions Group just two months to Tech Data, completed an acquisition of its own today by wrapping up the Hackster Inc. deal. The Hackster acquisition is a two-part

Published on: November 14th, 2016 CDN Staff

Synnex NA President wants to make IT cool again

LAS VEGAS – Synnex North American president Peter Larocque believes distribution is playing a key role in changing the direction of IT spending away from CapEx and OpeX decisions. He told the audience

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto