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Avaya looks to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Avaya’s long seven-month Chapter 11 ordeal seems to be coming to a successful conclusion for the networking and collaborations vendor. The New Jersey-based vendor entered a Plan Support Agreement with debt holders. Avaya

Published on: August 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

LinkedIn unveils new Tinder-like mentorship service

If you think Tinder (and related apps) is the scourge of the earth, you may not like that LinkedIn is taking a page from its book. The professional social network is launching a

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Mitel acquires competitor ShoreTel for $430 million

The number of players in the Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market has just gotten a little bit smaller. This morning Mitel announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant where it

Published on: July 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Long View Systems on what Cisco’s new network intuitive means to partners in Canada

Calgary-based Long View Systems has been a top Canadian partner of Cisco for a number of years. So when Cisco introduced its groundbreaking new adaptive network intuitive platform just last month, the organization

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Mitel acquires Toshiba’s unified communications business

After announcing earlier this year that it is bowing out of the North American telecommunications market, Toshiba is selling various assets and support from its unified communications (UC) business to Mitel. The acquisition

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Converged infrastructure market takes another jump

The worldwide converged systems revenue increased 4.6 per cent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2017 with vendor revenue reaching the $2.67 billion mark, according to new research from IDC. International Data Corp.

Published on: June 27th, 2017 CDN Staff

Cisco preparing for a world defined by connectivity

LAS VEGAS - The Internet has changed everything since its inception, from making it easier to access to information to expanding digital opportunity to everyone across the globe. IT networks, while often taken

Published on: June 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco creates self-learning network

SAN FRANCISCO — Cisco Systems latest network will be able to recognize intent. For example, it will be able to automate incoming actions such as adding more capacity and track and eliminate security threats

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The ups and downs of the Ethernet switch market

New research from IDC shows the worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded $5.66 billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 3.3 per cent year over year. Meanwhile,

Published on: June 19th, 2017 CDN Staff

Dell EMC bets big on distribution partners

Dell EMC has announced the its X-Series networking product line will now be available exclusively through its distribution partners. Just a little over one quarter into the lifetime of the Dell EMC Partner Program,

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

Ex-Cisco Canada President Bernadette Wightman: Exit Interview Part 1

Early on in Bernadette Wightman’s tenure as the President of Cisco Canada she had a coffee date with non-other than Rola Dagher, who was at the time networking sales director for Dell Canada. Little did

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canada and U.S. avg mobile connection speed far behind European and Asian counterparts

The world continues to become more connected and see better connections in 2017, but both Canada and the U.S. are still lagging behind in mobile connection speeds through the first quarter of 2017

Published on: June 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Intel announces new Xeon processor family for scalable workloads

In a world where it’s no longer “business as usual,” Intel Corp. is unveiled a new processor as part of its Xeon server line in an effort to revamp the data centre. The

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Inefficient communication costs more than $15,000 per employee: Mitel

A recent study by Ottawa-based enterprise communications firm Mitel Networks has concluded that inefficient methods of communication are costing businesses more than $15,000 USD per employee, per year. To reach this number, researchers

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Cisco announces three new partner incentives

MIAMI – At its Partner Conference Week, Cisco Systems, Inc. unveiled three new partner specific incents starting with the expansion of its Cisco Capital Easy Pay program across all architectures and products. Expansions

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Alex Radu