Managed Services Archives - Page 29

Cloud-based application security vendor offers 35 per cent margins

With the launch of a new global partner program, Veracode, an application security risk management vendor, wants to beef up its channel presence in Canada and around the world.Veracode is based in Burlington,

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Microsoft sees cloud opportunities for full gamut of users

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT ) established itself as the industry's desktop software giant by selling operating systems and applications installed directly on a user's hard drive. The company's Office 365 cloud application platform

Published on: November 9th, 2010 Paul Krill

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

Trend Micro to offer worry free managed services

Ian Gordon, Trend Micro Canada's channel chief and marketing director, isn't saying the security developer is a managed services provider, but the company's Worry Free 7 Business Security suite Version 7 can be

Published on: November 4th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Google VAR sues U.S. federal department over Microsoft-only services bid

Google and a reseller of its products have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior after the agency solicited bids for cloud-based e-mail and messaging services specifying that bidders must

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Grant Gross

Six burning questions for Avnet’s leadership

SAN ANTONIO, TX - During this year's annual Avnet Technology Solutions (ATS)(Nasdaq: AVT) IBM Partner Summit, (NYSE: IBM)executives from both companies revealed an ambitious financial plan to achieve $5 billion in IBM worldwide

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

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

Canadian MSPs aim to N-able client growth and keep pace with U.S.

You might call Gavin Garbutt the 100 per cent man.Not only does is the CEO of N-able Technologies Inc. selling managed service providers (MSPs) the notion that his N-central monitoring dashboard is the

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Brian Jackson

CEA: Insite best in collaboration at CEAs

The Channel Elite Awards prize for Best Collaborative Solution involves a solution that saw at least two solution providers working together to deliver value to a customer that they couldn't have on their

Published on: October 25th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

MSP tips for growth from N-able CEO

Scottsdale, Ariz. -N-able's president and CEO has a tough goal for his managed service providers (MSPs) to meet by this time next year - double your number of customers.Gavin Garbutt sees selling managed

Published on: October 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

MSP Kaseya gets into the cloud

Kaseya has launched the Kaseya IT Center line of cloud-based IT service delivery products firmly positioning the managed service provider in the cloud space. According to Kaseya, the IT Center is targeted at

Published on: October 18th, 2010 CDN Staff

Bell buys Montreal data centre to fuel managed services play

Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. said its acquisition of Montreal-based Hypertec Availability Services' hosting division will allow it to gain traction throughout Canada in the hotly contested managed services market.The purchase will give Bell

Published on: October 12th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

HP takes convergence to a new level

HP (NYSE: HPQ) rolled out new and enhanced products and services across its networking, security and computing portfolios in Barcelona, Spain designed to improve the performance and delivery of application services to businesses.The

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Jim Duffy

HP names former SAP boss its new CEO

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has named Leo Apotheker, a former CEO of SAP, to be its new chief executive, replacing Mark Hurd who resigned abruptly last month in the midst of a scandal.The appointment

Published on: September 30th, 2010 CDN Staff

Avaya inks Skype to a partnership deal

Avaya and Skype signed an agreement to offer Skype Connect to Avaya customers to help them lower international voice-calling costs through IP-based calls.Avaya and Skype also plan to deliver a wider range of

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Matt Hamblen