Internet of Things will fuel digital transformation

To survive in the modern business climate created by increasingly sophisticated technology, companies need to embark on a digital transformation journey. But technology isn’t just disrupting the business environment; it can also be

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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

Cisco Canada digital transformation head steps down

After 12 years at Cisco Canada, Dr. Rick Huijbregts is leaving the company. For the past year, Huijbregts has acted as the Canadian arm's digital transformation head where he was in charge of

Published on: June 13th, 2017 CDN Staff

One last question for Bernadette Wightman

I hope you are enjoying the two-part Exit Interview with outgoing Cisco Canada President Bernadette Wightman. Looking at the Google Analytics on this two-part Q&A and the breaking news story on Rola Dagher’s

Published on: June 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ex-Cisco Canada President Bernadette Wightman: Exit Interview Part 2

In part one of CDN’s Exit Interview with outgoing President of Cisco Canada Bernadette Wightman, the leader talked about Rola Dagher, the new chief executive who will be replacing her and what advice she

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex/Westcon-Comstor deal to go beyond Cisco

Bob Stegner, the senior vice president of marketing for Synnex in North America, said from a Canadian standpoint the new investment Synnex has made in acquiring Westcon-Comstor will provide solution providers north of

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Ex-Cisco Canada President Bernadette Wightman: Exit Interview Part 1

Early on in Bernadette Wightman’s tenure as the President of Cisco Canada she had a coffee date with non-other than Rola Dagher, who was at the time networking sales director for Dell Canada. Little did

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Synnex to acquire Westcon-Comstor Americas

It was anticipated that Synnex was the front runner for the Westcon-Comstor business since the start of the year. And, as of this morning Synnex has Westcon-Comstor’s Americas business, which includes Canada, the

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco and IBM join forces to take on cybercrime

Two high-tech giants are joining forces to an effort to fight cybercrime. Cisco Systems and IBM will be essentially sharing and collaborating on threat intelligence incidents and research. The two will also work

Published on: May 31st, 2017 CDN Staff

Interesting Tweets from the new president of Cisco Canada

Last week, CDN reported Dell EMC Canada senior executive Rola Dagher was appointed the new president of Cisco Canada. Dagher is active on Twitter during her time as the Vice President & GM,

Published on: May 31st, 2017 Wolston Lobo

Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic hits year 33

The Canadian channel community will once again gather this summer at the Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic in aid of Easter Seals and the Princess Margaret Hospital. The annual event will be held

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Canada makes major presidential switch

A double whammy at Cisco Canada! First, Bernadette Wightman, the Canadian president, is departing Cisco Canada. According to sources, her contract was completed and she is now looking for another opportunity. CDN has also

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Veeam adds IBM and Lenovo to its growing strategic partner ecosystem

NEW ORLEANS – To reach the lofty goal of $1.5 billion in revenue by 2020, Veeam Software is dialing in on its strategic alliance partners, adding Lenovo, IBM, and Infinidat to its growing

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Tech Data inks deals with Cisco and Ruckus

Cisco Systems is getting serious about security and they just enlisted Tech Data to broaden its reach. The distributor’s Technology Solutions unit will now be offering Cisco Security Incident Response Service for the channel in Canada and

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 CDN Staff