Is Canada over distributed?

If you ask Mitchell Martin, the president of Synnex Canada if the Canadian market is over distributed his response is an overwhelming “Yes!” Martin is pleased with the ongoing consolidation in distribution starting

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Digital Edition features the 2016 Channel Elite Award winners

The October 2016 issue of the CDN Digital Edition features the winners of the 14th annual CDN Channel Elite Awards. This year's awards had a born in the cloud company capture the coveted CDN Solution Provider of

Published on: October 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Dell EMC puts distribution on pins and needles

AUSTIN, TEX.- Dell EMC worldwide channel chief John Bryne admitted to CDN that the combine organization has too many distributors. As it stands now Dell EMC is working with 300 distributors globally. While

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

What happens now to Avnet?

The key question on the minds of channel partners now that Tech Data has acquired Avnet Technology Solutions is what happens to the rest of Avnet. In the $2.6 billion deal Tech Data

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tech Data makes blockbuster deal to acquire Avnet

It’s the biggest IT distribution deal in history. Tech Data has acquired the Technology Solutions group of Avnet for $2.6 billion. Avnet is an extremely important acquisition for Tech Data. The distributor was

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet asks the channel to specialize in a technology, not just a vertical

Specializations have become all the rage in recent years with vendors left and right asking the channel to ditch the generalist model, and now it would seem that Avnet has caught on. The

Published on: July 27th, 2016 Dave Yin

HDS adds new features to storage line for monetizing data

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has taken a new approach to introducing new features for its Virtual Storage Platform G series released last year. Instead of publicizing the new specs HDS is positioning the

Published on: April 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avnet now offers VMware on IBM Cloud and IBM Connections Cloud

IT distributor Avnet has announced it is offering VMware on IBM Cloud through the Avnet Cloud Marketplace as well as IBM Connections Cloud. This announcement follows a new strategic partnership that the VMware

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Avnet to offer CenturyLink and IO solutions

IT distributor Avnet has announced it will now offer solutions from CenturyLink and IO. The solutions to be provided are off-premise and colocation oriented and are meant to suit "data centre expansions, redundancy

Published on: January 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Distie Report: Avnet’s new enablement network, D&H offers Windows 10 training and more

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 13th, 2015 CDN Staff

Avnet Partner Training Network coming to Canada

Avnet, Inc. training and enablement community, called the Avnet Knowledge Network, will be made available to solution providers in Canada. Avnet Knowledge Network is a single source of solution and supplier sales information

Published on: November 9th, 2015 CDN Staff

Avnet Cloud Marketplace launches with IBM cloud and AWS

Distributor Avnet has announced that IBM's cloud platforms and AWS-powered solutions will be among the first offerings to be available through its newly launched Cloud Marketplace. Under the agreement, SoftLayer and IBM Bluemix will

Published on: November 6th, 2015 CDN Staff

Avnet completes acquisition of German distributor

Avnet Inc has announced that it has completed its acquisition of German IT distributor Orchestra Service Gmbh. The new subsidiary, based in Munich, Germany's Gilching suburb, specializes in storage solutions and EMC product services.  It

Published on: November 3rd, 2015 CDN Staff

Distie Report: Ingram acquires LATAM company and Avnet show coming soon

The world's biggest distributor just got bigger. Ingram Micro has announced its acquisition of Grupo AÇÃO, a Latin American value-add distributors. Based in Brazil, Grupo AÇÃO handles IT solutions from vendors including IBM, Oracle, Red Hat, EMC and

Published on: October 30th, 2015 CDN Staff