American solution provider acquires B.C.-based Simba Technologies

Burlington, Mass.-based Magnitude Software is acquiring data access and analytics solution provider Simba Technologies of Vancouver, B.C. Simba is best known for developing the first standards based ODBC driver for Microsoft Windows all

Published on: August 16th, 2016 CDN Staff

New Avaya Canada Channel Chief ready to take on 800-lbs gorilla

It’s been 90 days since Ange Valentini took over as Avaya Canada Channel Chief. In that time, the former Cisco Canada CFO has traveled from coast-to-coast meeting with channel partners, customers and employees

Published on: August 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Why ransomware is currently Canada’s top malware threat

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from July 2016. Hackers may be taking a summer hiatus in Canada, as malware infections dropped for the fourth month in a row to the

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Ingram executive shake up includes Canada

About a year after Ingram Micro Canada regained its independent status instead of being part of the North American region, its president Mark Snider has accepted a job to be the Executive Vice

Published on: August 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nearly one in four pieces of software installed in Canada last year was unlicensed: Report

Ever wonder about the impact of software piracy in an age of Software-as-a-Service? Despite efforts to curb the practice, using unlicensed software is still common. A new report published by the Business Software

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Dave Yin

Ingram to bring new storage vendor to Canada

Ingram Micro Inc. has developed a new business partnership specifically for the Canadian market with PernixData. PernixData is a vendor based in San Jose, Calif. that focuses on scale-out storage management for virtualized

Published on: June 27th, 2016 CDN Staff

Open Source’s digital future linked to IoT, mobility and cloud

TORONTO – Railroads may be one of the best examples of a traditional industry that could get lost or displaced in the digital transformation journey of business. The railroad industry was at one

Published on: June 15th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

BitTitan plans Canadian expansion after major round of funding

Cloud services vendor BitTitan has raised $15 million in series A financing from two sources. The Kirkland, Wash.-based company plans to use the money to enhance its MSPComplete solution as well as rapidly expand its

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nick Tidd talks up Mitel/Polycom deal

Nick Tidd is one excited executive these days. His excitement comes from the opportunity in front of him to finally be working for a Canadian company in Mitel. Unless you have been living

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Cloud: Officially open for business in Canada

Microsoft Canada today announced that its Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform is now generally available in data centre regions located in Toronto and Quebec City. In addition, the company's Office 365 platform is offering

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

New Lenovo NA president talks new server strategy, sees better performance in Canada over U.S.

Orlando, FL - The Canadian channel probably spent the good part of the past year learning to pronounce the name of the previous president of Lenovo North America - in fact, it was almost exactly a

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Dave Yin

A three-peat for CDW Canada at the CDN Top 100 show

For the third time in a row CDW Canada is the No. 1 Solution Provider in Canada according to the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers rankings. The list of 100 of the best IT

Published on: April 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Tech Data Canada and HP Enterprise do BCS deal

Tech Data Canada was named by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as an authorized distributor of the company’s Business Critical Systems (BCS) products. The BCS product line are now available to Tech Data's network of solution providers across Canada

Published on: April 20th, 2016 CDN Staff

Two B.C.-based solution providers come together

Victoria, B.C.-based technology solution provider Charter has acquired Boardwalk Communications in a move that creates a national network technology provider. Boardwalk Communications has been a long time member of the CDN Top 100

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto