Cisco and Hyundai team up to develop secure open connected car network

Autonomous and connected cars are one of the hottest trends at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and both Cisco and Hyundai are on board. The two companies are combining forces

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The top five leadership changes of 2017

2017 was no stranger to leadership changes amongst the Canadian channel community. Almost every major company saw a top executive leave or be replaced, so here are the top five Canadian leadership changes

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Alexa for Business may launch new voice enabled era of computing

LAS VEGAS – In the 1986 movie Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Lt. Commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise Montgomery Scott – better known as Scotty – had to deal with a 20th

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 10 Canadian tech firms by R&D spending

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Is Apple getting close to the channel? Read more in the latest CDN Digital Edition

The November 2017 issue of the CDN Digital Edition magazine features the profitability plan for the channel for Cisco's intuitive-based networks. The digital publication will have a story on how Harry Zarek of Compugen is spearheading Apple's

Published on: November 24th, 2017 CDN Staff

ConnectWise unveils new business management solutions

ConnectWise wants to help technology solution providers (TSPs) become more efficient in driving growth with its latest products and services. At its partner summit IT Nation in Orlando from Nov. 8-10, the company

Published on: November 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco puts a renewed focus on the SMB

DALLAS – If you ask any Cisco executive about the small and mid-size business market they will tell you it’s always been an important sector. But, Cisco Systems has had many priorities that

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Rola Dagher’s Power of 3 concept for the channel

DALLAS – Rola Dagher just completed her first Cisco Partner Summit as the President of Cisco Canada. And, after 22 meetings plus a big Canada Partner Celebration party at a Texas hotspot, Dagher

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco introduces new channel program incentive called MIP

DALLAS – At the 2017 Cisco Partner Summit, Cisco Systems launched the Migration Incentive Program (MIP) as part of a new round of channel initiatives along with a streamlined deal registration plan. MIP

Published on: November 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco channel chief introduces Easy Pay

DALLAS – Cisco Systems took a page out of the Shopping Channel's play book and introduced Easy Pay. Easy Pay works as a hardware payment plan carried over a 36-month term or three

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco introduces AI-powered virtual assistant named Spark

DALLAS – Cisco’s meeting and collaboration solution Spark will be getting a new Artificial Intelligence-based voice assistant that will also be called Spark. Cisco made it clear that Spark Assistant is not a

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco consolidates channel specialization programs

DALLAS - When a channel partner wanted to on-board a new Cisco solution it would have to choose from 10 different Express specializations. This was creating a barrier to entry for the partner

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco’s profitability plan for Intent-based networking

DALLAS – Two months ago Cisco introduce its Network Intuitive strategy and product line. But that announcement did not come with a strategy for channel partners until now. At the 2017 Cisco Partner

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The strategic significance of Synnex/Westcon-Comstor deal for Canada

The acquisition of Westcon-Comstor by Synnex will have a large impact in many global markets, but it may have its most significance in Canada. In an interview with the President of Synnex Canada

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto