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What happened to the Mitel/Polycom deal?

TORONTO – There is a point of no return on most transactions but in the case of Mitel and Polycom that point in the road took a dramatic 180 degree turn. Polycom board of

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco primes the network for digital transformation

LAS VEGAS -- Some time ago, Cisco products were closed systems, said customer Kaushik Saha, a digital architect at India-based IT services firm Wipro. That's not the case anymore -- and it’s a

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Barracuda is introducing an Intronis MSP-branded firewall

Intronis has announced it is expanding its security portfolio to include the Barracuda NextGen Firewall, named the Intronis MSP Edition. Available now in North America, it is a subscription-based firewall appliance, and is meant to

Published on: July 4th, 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

Lenovo announces twelve new products in the data centre space

Lenovo is doubling down in its efforts to capture the data centre market with a slew of announcements today, including in software-defined storage, a partnership with Juniper Networks, servers, and hyperconverged appliances. Software-defined

Published on: June 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avaya introduces digital communications experience solution

Avaya is making customer experience a top priority with the release of Oceana, a multi-touch customer engagement solution for testing and future-proofing digital experiences for businesses. Oceana is being supported in the market

Published on: June 6th, 2016 CDN Staff

Cisco expands role of security unit lead and shuffles three other executives

Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins has announced leadership changes at the company, which will expand the role of its security unit lead and shuffle three other executives. In an internal memo, Robbins said that

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Cisco continues IoT investment with new acquisition

It looks like Cisco is not done acquisitions yet. The networking giant is continuing on the path, announcing it plans to acquire IoT cloud provider Jasper Technologies, Inc. for $1.4 billion in cash

Published on: February 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avaya looks to networking in next hardware phaseout

San Diego, CA - Avaya wants to get out of the hardware business. At its annual Executive Partner Forum, the unified communication (UC) provider talked everything from segmentation to moving into a services model,

Published on: February 1st, 2016 Dave Yin

Follow Friday: Firewall experts to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing firewall experts. First up is is Michael Buselli, who calls himself the Secure Application Guy. He works in Ruby, with firewalls and SSL certificates. Buselli tweets

Published on: January 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

Ingram Micro collaborates with Cisco for threat protection tool

Distributor Ingram Micro has announced a new set of security assessment services to help with advanced threat protection (ATP). The solution, branded FirePOWER Network Threat Assessment, were designed with Cisco for businesses of

Published on: January 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

Cisco will host not one, but two Partner Summits in 2016

Cisco will have not one, but two Partner Summits, the networking company has said. Cisco's senior vice president of Cisco's global partner organization Wendy Bahr made the announcement today in a blog post. Based on

Published on: December 15th, 2015 CDN Staff

Unified Communications changes the rules of LAN and WAN designs

“The erlang is a unit of traffic density in a telecommunications system. One erlang is the equivalent of one call (including call attempts and holding time) in a specific channel for 3600 seconds

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 Roberta Fox

What does 50 Billion connected devices really mean

The world of Internet of Things is so big. It has so much potential but will it happen? Sorry to burst your bubble or let you sigh with relief but … sorry. How

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Max Spindle

Cisco Meraki is now available through Tech Data Canada

Tech Data Canada has announced it will now be offering Cisco's Meraki cloud services. Cisco Meraki is a cloud-managed networking platform that offers edge and branch networking solutions, including wireless, switching, security and

Published on: November 11th, 2015 CDN Staff