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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

Synnex initiating culture shift towards services

LAS VEGAS – Synnex President of North America Peter Larocque told a crowd of approximately 700 attendees at the VARnex conference that the distributor plans to implement more of a services culture throughout

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dell EMC puts distribution on pins and needles

AUSTIN, TEX.- Dell EMC worldwide channel chief John Bryne admitted to CDN that the combine organization has too many distributors. As it stands now Dell EMC is working with 300 distributors globally. While

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data Canada bolsters StreamOne platform

Tech Data Canada revealed enhancements to its StreamOne program that includes several new vendor solutions for solution providers and managed service providers (MSP).    The Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor's StreamOne powers its cloud solutions store enabling

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Alex Radu

Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire Avnet

It’s the biggest IT distribution deal in history. Tech Data has acquired the Technology Solutions group of Avnet for $2.6 billion. Avnet is an extremely important acquisition for Tech Data. The distributor was

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Vertical voice solutions now available at Westcon-Comstor in Canada

Vertical voice solutions provider Speakerbus has expanded on its recently-signed distribution agreement with Westcon-Comstor to make its products available through the distributor in North America. In March, Speakerbus signed on with Westcon-Comstor for distribution of its voice

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Interwork now distributing iboss security platform

Security specialty distributor Interwork Technologies Inc. has added iboss Cybersecurity's network security and data protection platform to its list of offerings. The iboss platform is a node-based, containerized cloud offering for cybersecurity and behavioural-based malware protection.

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Ingram executive shake up includes Canada

About a year after Ingram Micro Canada regained its independent status instead of being part of the North American region, its president Mark Snider has accepted a job to be the Executive Vice

Published on: August 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet asks the channel to specialize in a technology, not just a vertical

Specializations have become all the rage in recent years with vendors left and right asking the channel to ditch the generalist model, and now it would seem that Avnet has caught on. The

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Dave Yin

A quick look at what’s new in the latest version of Ingram Micro’s Odin Service Automation platform

Ingram Micro has unveiled version 7 of its Odin Service Automation platform, one that features a revamped plugin environment and new Microsoft integrations. First, the distributor is adding support for Exchange 2016 and Microsoft

Published on: July 18th, 2016 Dave Yin

Ingram to bring new storage vendor to Canada

Ingram Micro Inc. has developed a new business partnership specifically for the Canadian market with PernixData. PernixData is a vendor based in San Jose, Calif. that focuses on scale-out storage management for virtualized

Published on: June 27th, 2016 CDN Staff