SAS attempts to speed up cloud analytics

LAS VEGAS - Big data software vendor SAS Institute officially opened a facility on its Cary, N.C. campus that will house what could be called a rapid response cloud analytics. The opening of

Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Nutanix outlines channel strategy for Canada

Anton Granic, Nutanix Canada's senior director for the Canadian operation made it clear to CDN that the company's go to market business model is 100 per cent channel friendly. Granic added that he

Published on: October 21st, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Arrow partners with global IT training company

Value added distributor Arrow Electronics Inc. announced that New Horizons Worldwide Inc. has joined the company's global training alliance. New Horizons is an independent IT training company that focuses primarily on Microsoft and Cisco Systems.

Published on: June 27th, 2014 CDN Staff

Distributor to offer disaster recovery-as-a-service

Value-added distributor Arrow Electronics Inc. has confirmed its partnered with disaster recovery solutions vendor nScaled Inc. to offer disaster recovery-as-a-service. The San Francisco-based nScaled has developed an all-in-one disaster recovery,online backup and cloud storage

Published on: March 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

VMware banks heavily on distribution

San Francisco – Almost lost in VMware’s Software-Defined Enterprise (SDE) strategy was the role distributors will play in it. VMware has traditional worked with distributors using them as a supply chain early on

Published on: February 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Peer 1 grows channel revenue by 400 per cent

Vancouver-based web infrastructure and cloud hosting provider Peer 1 is touting a successful year in the channel, reporting 400 per cent revenue growth from its channel business during its 2013 fiscal year. It’s

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

IBM turns to a partner-led strategy for training

IBM is sort of copying Cisco Systems in its Partner-Led approach.  Big Blue just announced that its training division is going to a partner-led model with the selection of four IBM Global Training Providers

Published on: July 15th, 2013 CDN Staff

Arrow and Avnet will offer McAfee’s embedded solutions

Security vendor McAfee has teamed with value-added distributors Arrow Electronics Inc. and Avnet Embedded to help bring its embedded security solutions to market. The distributors will now offer McAfee Embedded Security to their

Published on: June 25th, 2013 CDN Staff

Ingram, Avnet see sales drop

It's been another bad news/good news kind of week.Following on the heels of Arrow's announcement that fourth-quarter sales had declined 22 per cent, Ingram Micro reported that its Q2 sales were down 25

Published on: August 6th, 2009 Vawn Himmelsbach

Synnex, Arrow focus on future

Finally, some good news: Synnex beat Wall Street estimates for its second fiscal quarter. The distie attributes this to gains in its global business services and a gradually stabilizing economy. But Synnex, like

Published on: July 2nd, 2009 Vawn Himmelsbach

It’s not all bad news for credit

The latest distie to feel the effects of a crumbling economy is Arrow, which missed third-quarter expectations (despite a restructuring fee that lowered earnings by six cents per share).Arrow attributed this to the

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Alternative Technology offers Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support

Alternative Technology, a value-added distributor (VAD) with its headquarters based in Englewood, Colo., and a Canadian office in Mississauga, Ont., announced this week that it has expanded its Oracle offerings to now include

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Selling successful e-mail campaigns

No doubt, e-mail and other electronic forms of communication are now more common than a telephone conversation. I recently spoke to an executive who said he rarely checks his voicemail anymore, because people

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Arrow acquisition narrows options for resellers

We're starting to see more consolidation in the channel, which could mean fewer choices for resellers in distribution partners.Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, which distributes enterprise storage, security and virtualization software, just completed its

Published on: April 5th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach