Pure Storage expands Canadian leadership

SAN FRANCISCO - A little over a year ago the only Canadian-based employee of Pure Storage was Chris Gowans. That has changed dramatically with the all-flash array vendor hiring not just a Country

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HPE completes its fourth acquisition of 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been busy in 2017, completing this week its fourth acquisition of the year. First announced in early March, HPE has now completed its $1.2 billion acquisition of San Jose-based

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

HPE answers flash question with acquisition

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is adding a significant storage solution provider to its portfolio with the acquisition of Nimble Storage. HPE will pay $12.50 per share in cash (all figures USD), closing at

Published on: March 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Pure Storage CEO outlines channel direction

In part two of CDN's special interview with Scott Dietzen, the CEO of Pure Storage, topics such as channel, new cloud models, hyper converged, market consolidation and new products are addressed. You can

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Pure Storage CEO changing the business model for data

Scott Dietzen, the CEO of Pure Storage, has been called a disruptor, a change agent, aggressive and many other things. In six years at the helm of Pure Storage, an all-flash array vendor

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

EMC close means the birth of Dell Technologies

The newly named Dell Technologies today announced that the merger with EMC Corp. is complete, effectively establishing “ the world’s largest privately-controlled tech company.” According to the firm, formerly Dell Inc., the combined

Published on: September 7th, 2016 CDN Staff

EMC Unity could produce a big Canadian refresh for the channel

LAS VEGAS - The release of the EMC Unity mid-range line here at EMCWorld 2016 presents a new refresh opportunity for solution providers in Canada, says EMC Canada’s channel chief. With the EMC

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp has a new channel chief for Canada

Pete McNair has been appointed channel chief of NetApp Canada. The former national account director for Equinix Canada officially has the title of Canadian Alliances and Channel Sales Director for NetApp and he

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 CDN Staff

NetApp talks Dell-EMC deal and its two-pronged approach to growing flash adoption

Toronto, ON - Is NetApp on its way to its first $1 billion year in all-flash revenue? The company would surely like you to believe it. At a partner and customer forum the

Published on: March 11th, 2016 Dave Yin

EMC unleashes the flash beast

LAS VEGAS - EMC released its all-flash array XtremIO 4.0 at the EMC World conference. Besides new capabilities such as supporting larger all-flash array configurations and consolidating workloads at higher levels XtremIO has

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto