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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

Tech Data Canada to distribute Aruba networking products

Tech Data Canada has signed an agreement with HPE subsidiary Aruba to distribute its networking products to Canadian solution providers. These products, according to the distributor, will be supported by the Tech Data

Published on: June 20th, 2016 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro Canada adds IBM Power Systems to its portfolio

Some large IBM solutions are coming to Ingram Micro Canada. The Canadian arm of the distributor announced today that it's adding IBM Power Systems to its Advanced Solutions portfolio. IBM Business Partners will now have

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Dave Yin

D&H Canada to add millions of dollars to credit line for current fiscal year

D&H Canada has announced incremental credit line increases totalling approximately $80 million over the 2017 fiscal year, which lasts between May 1 2016 to April 30, 2017. Rather than a sweeping move, however,

Published on: June 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

New “Amazon of the channel” hopes to bring ecommerce convenience to resellers

If the closure of big box retailers is any indication, the convenience of online shopping has reached Canadian consumers, but has it reached businesses? One company, called StockintheChannel.com, wants to accomplish just that.

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Dave Yin